BEHIND THE SHOT WITH MARGUS RIGA - PART 4

An inside look at what goes into getting the shot

About the shot:
When the sun is out in full force in the forest, there’s harsh shadows and hotspots everwhere… except if you shoot straight into the sun. I squeezed myself under the gap in the jump, and tried to frame Bryn within the tree tops. The fisheye lens tends to curve the corners and I used this effect to enhance the framing on Bryn even more.

Shooting Conditions:
Mid-day sunshine in the trees.

Location:
Darren Berrecloth’s jumps near Nanaimo, B.C.

Gear and Settings:
Camera: Nikon D810 // Lens: 16mm f2.8 fisheye // Settings: ISO 4000, 1/1600sec, f5

 


For more on the Sombrio X Margus Riga collaboration check out the Forest Collection.

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