Photographer and designer Rick Nunn of Lincoln, England discusses his use of the Westcott 28″ Medium Recessed Apollo within a tight space for this image in his Goodbye Gravity series.
It had been too long since I got my lights out for a shoot. I’ve been loving natural candid photography over the summer, and I always tend to neglect my strobes a little while the bloody sun is around so much. I wanted to challenge myself a little with this photo, both with lighting quite a tight space & the post production.
I used a ring flash in a somewhat unusual way, suspended on a bungee giving a little pop to the face…
To read his blog or view more images from this innovative series, visit: http://ricknunn.com/category/projects/goodbyegravity
Camera: Canon 5D MkII
Lens: Canon 28mm F/1.8
Flashes: Canon 580ex & 2 430ex
Accessories: 3 light stands, 3 light brackets, a Westcott Apollo, a ring flash adaptor, a tripod & RF-602 Triggers
Shutter Speed: 1/125th