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JeffreyA July 09, 2014
very creative. cool shot
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MaryAnne306 August 24, 2014
So cool! Well done.
 
ashview October 09, 2014
beautiful compositon.
 
stephaniedibble October 28, 2014
neat image
 
Davyf March 23, 2015
quite a feet.
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sxsvexen May 14, 2015
Very nice one!!! Congrats!
 
Remraf May 14, 2015
Love it!
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chuckrickman May 14, 2015
So unique and beautiful. Congrats on being featured.
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VHiggins May 14, 2015
congratulations!
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tetvet May 14, 2015
super concept. nice use of limited focus, congrats
 
stamatispappas May 14, 2015
Really creative!
 
Capture-Life May 14, 2015
how CREATIVE is THIS!!! :):) Congrats to you, my friend !!!! i LOVE the colors and concept! ❤ This capture could have SO many meanings! :):)
 
MarcoPoveda May 14, 2015
Muy creativa y linda
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Jhunt May 14, 2015
Brings a smile to my face. Love it. and Congrats.
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p_eileenbaltz May 14, 2015
LOVE!!! Congratulations on your feature.:)
 
kathyk_abq May 14, 2015
Wonderfully creative shot! Congrats on being featured!
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BrunoHeeb May 17, 2015
amazing shot
 
StephenBarney May 22, 2015
very creative so much more refreshing than cotton reels
 
AtomB May 23, 2015
Love it!
 
Shyra May 29, 2015
Cool..
 
Brianmiller006 June 14, 2015
Very creative image
 
Mike_Ydea July 25, 2015
Really nice
 
rodriquezgabriele August 20, 2015
Straordinaria
 
DAPhotography August 31, 2015
Nice shot. Very colorful.
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adavies August 22, 2017
Very cool...great job! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Make a Mess portrait challenge:)
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/make-a-mess-no-nudes-photo-challenge-by-adavies

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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was part of a series called Rainbow Multiscapes that I took in my studio in San Jose, CA
Time
It took over 8 hours to body paint all of the models and then 3 hours of shooting. Started at 10am and ended around 9:30pm
Lighting
The lighting was a large parabolic umbrella directly above the models and two 1x3 strip boxes behind the models pointed at a 45 deg angle towards the camera.
Equipment
Canon 5DmkIII with a 24-70mm f/2.8L. Strobes were Paul C Buff Einsteins
Inspiration
I had done a series call multiscapes with multiple models and was looking for a follow on project. I saw a BTS shot from the bodypainter with 5 painted hands and I immediately thought of painting models with colors of the rainbows and recreating my multiscape series.
Editing
There was minimal post-processing, mainly just darkening the background to make it pure black.
In my camera bag
I always have my Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L lens with me. It is my go to lens for most shots because of the incredible bokeh it produces and the compression you can get between the subject and the background. In addition I carry a 17-40mm f/4 and a 24-70mm f/2.8L so I can shoot anything from wide angle to telephoto. Along with my Canon 5DmkIII and a half-dozen Pocket Wizards I prepared for any shooting situation.
Feedback
The best results come from being willing to put in the effort that others aren't willing to do. This shoot was the most complicated shoot I had ever attempted, I had to build a set, recruit 7 models and a body painter and then find a date where all 9 of us were available. It took 3 months of effort to pull all the pieces together, but the end result was some of my best work.

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