The set and the props.
The stand-in (to check the lighting).
Prep and makeup (flour for the nose.)
"We need more flour in this recipe."
"Pass the towel, please. There is a little drool we have to clean up."
"Quack!" A little diversion to keep our model happy. So simple.
Then a second pose.
"Hooray! We're done." Forty fuss-free minutes. Thanks, Baby Jane. And thank-you to your parents and grandmother. Look for us in the spring issue of Lake Living magazine and see which photo made the cover.