How To Take Surfing Pictures With Studio Lighting
I’ve taken small strobes out into the ocean to shoot kiteboarders in the past and it wasn’t a huge success. My assistants were getting bashed by waves and the small strobes just aren’t powerful enough to really show up in the day.
Robert Snow had a much better plan though. He decided to go to a wave pool where the waves always break in the same spot and set up beefy studio lighting on the land.