thombarbour
thombarbour

Girl on a Bridge



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Behind The Lens

Location
I had been doing some product photography for an aviation client in Scottsdale, AZ. Once the client work was completed, I wandered around the green space with my assistant and came across this waterway connecting two man-made lakes.
Time
This was an early morning shoot. Since I was there to shoot for a client, harsh shadows would not work and the sun would begin casting shadows by 7:30am on a cloudless, AZ day.
Lighting
All natural lighting between the blue hour and full sun.
Equipment
This was shot using a DJI Mavic Mini.
Inspiration
The waterway is a striking feature connecting two man-made lakes in the neighborhood. Its unique shape, and accompanying small footbridge seemed like a great place to stop and shoot.
Editing
Not much post processing was done beyond slight hue adjustments to the grass and water. Some detritus on the grass was removed with the spot brush as well.
In my camera bag
The Sony a7Riii body and Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 prime lens are the constants in the camera bag. I especially love wide angle lenses for their ability to expand the story around subjects. There is also a Profoto A10 flash (with clic grid and gel kit), light meter, extra batteries and charger, remote shutter release, a collapsible reflector (tucked inside an exterior panel of the backpack), grey card, a Moment 20% diffuser filter, and tabletop tripod.
Feedback
I was new to using the DJI Mavic Mini for this shoot. I rented it to create a client video ( https://www.instagram.com/p/CCqm6M3H7qP/ ) and had a lot of fun capturing this personal image. I would definitely recommend renting a drone to go beyond what you think you can do as a photographer. With a lot of trial and error, it was a lot of fun.

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