Lighting Techniques


End Frame: John Huet on Applying Motion Lighting to His Still Work

November 7, 2013

© John Huet

For Mazda, John Huet photographed swimmer Michael Phelps in a pool that was made to look like a dark lake.

While shooting a Nike campaign on the streets of Shanghai, advertising photographer John Huet chose to use the kind of lights he uses when he’s directing commercials. Continuous light sources allowed him to light a whole area, and then let the athletes who had been cast for the shoot act naturally. “I’m not saying, ‘You have to come to this...

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