These shots were taken in a temporary indoor pool in the studio, but could have been as easily done just by soaking our model in water first. Although you can see reflections in the water in some of the shots it's not a major part of the image.
However, although these are lit with a single light source, don't forget the water acts as a very good reflector, so we are getting a lot of light pushed up into the models chin from the water.
Water often makes materials appear transparent to a greater or lesser extent. Different materials will give different effects. In this case we've chosen a material that is almost shear to begin with and let the water pull the cloth to the skin.
This creates an interesting combination of smooth skin and body shape overlaid with wrinkles and folds from the cloth - combined they form a strong contrast to each other.
In our first image we are using a fairly classic fashion pose.
In our second image we are closer to an art nude, almost portrait pose.
And in our final image we have a more glamour style pose. You can see how the pose effects the overall look of the image very clearly in this sequence.
Experiment with different materials and how they look when wet.
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