Dept. of Ideas: Shooting a Sunrise Portrait with a Drone-Mounted Flash

By David Schonauer   Wednesday August 8, 2018

Photographers are using drones for more than just taking aerial pictures: Lee Germeroth, a wedding, engagement, and portrait photographer based in New Hampshire, recent blogged about a portrait he made at sunrise, aided by flash from a Canon 600EX Speedlite flash mounted under a DJI Phantom 3. “Rather than a traditional natural lighting sunrise session with a silhouetted subject, I wanted to light the model so they would stand out from the background,” writes Germeroth. “The only way to be able to light the model from this position would be with a light that could fly.” 

Read the whole story at Lighting the Impossible.


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