Night Action Sequence Photography Techniques

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As though action sequence shots weren’t difficult enough, Marcel Lämmerhirt really tested himself when he partook in a wakeboarding photoshoot which was shot entirely during the dark night hours. Using the new Profoto Pro-B4’s to power his Pro B Head Plus lamps, Lämmerhirt explains that the speed and control the Pro-B4’s offered enabled him to take the night action sequences with a lot less effort than he expected. To see how he did it, take a look at the following video:

As you saw in the video, Lämmerhirt lit each of the action frames separately, enabling him to select his favorite shots to use in the final composite image.

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One of the final images from the shoot

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