Something not on film... I've been playing with film and tabletop imagery, portraits of flowers with a black background. Great fun when the outdoor temperature is 20 and below. Recently, I got a Nikon 1 J1 and wanted to try a similar effect in-camera. Also, I got a PortaCube - a tabletop shooting tent, and a single Quattro light. Taping paper and black foam core to walls and boxes for a wash became annoying. The toy was found at an old workplace of mine. It was in the original box, and the toy was in working condition - "Durham's Wind-Up Live Action Target Game." Durham Industries, 1977. Still works - wind up the rabbit and knock it over with suction tip plastic darts.
The light was set to the left, a silver reflector to the right. The J1 was put in Programmed Auto mode so that an exposure compensation could be dialed in. In this case I used a -1.3 to get this exposure. I did not explore manual settings, perhaps allowing slightly different depth of field results.The raw file was converted with Nikon's supplied software. I made a small contrast adjustment that affected the rabbit.
This camera isn't ideal for those of us used to full manual control, yet it was perfectly capable of creating an image that I found amusing. Maybe this digital stuff is handy after all...
Makes me want to get to the library and finish the Updike series... thanks for looking.