On my mother's christmas list this year was a picture of a coffee pot on a red background that she saw in Central Park last year.  Neither my sister or I were with her that day, so we only had a vague description to go on, but I decided to try to do my own version for her.  The pots are my sister's and I sat them on top of a glass in front of a blue wall in my apartment.  Lit by one big softbox using only the modeling light and a long exposure. Then a bunch of photoshop to get it how I wanted.

Here's the before:

And the afters: