Westcott Top Pro Elite Photographer Joel Grimes recently did a photoshoot for Hyperice, so for some composite promotional images, they used basketball star Blake Griffin from the LA Clippers and created some awesome images using a 7 ft Octabank as well as two softboxes with grids. Joel did a great job on this one and the images are truly stunning!

For Joel’s setup, he uses a 7 ft Octabank as his main light source.  He used a larger light source to cover a large area – his subject was a basketball player afterall! – yet he still wanted to create a soft feel.  He used two large softboxes with grids to give a rim light to the photograph, and provide a very “tough” feel to the image.

Finally, Joel eliminated the background in post production and inserted grungy looking backgrounds to complete the composite.  What a fun photoshoot!

Westcott Lighting Gear in Action