Parkour is the art of moving from one place to another most efficiently. It has been widely popularized via YouTube videos and video games using the fluid movement techniques for characters. Parkour also gives photographers an opportunity to capture compelling action shots and experiment with motion control. In the following video, photographer Benjamin Von Wong demonstrates lighting techniques for parkour photography:
Because so many models were involved in each shot, Von Wong shot each photo keeping in mind that he may use them to create composite images in post-processing. This meant that each photo that was meant for a composite image had to include the same types of lighting. Once he had captured photos of each subject with the same camera and lighting positions, he moved the camera and lighting for a new set up and potential composite image.
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