Lighting Techniques


The Things They Carry: Christa Renee’s Sun-Chasing Kit

August 18, 2015

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© CHRISTA RENEE

Assignment images shot on location by Renee (on raft), who notes, “I really like to get in where the action is.” 

Advertising clients like Motorola, Roxy, and T-Mobile hire Christa Renee to capture natural, outdoorsy lifestyle imagery, usually at a beach, on a boat, or on a remote hiking trail. In preparing to shoot on location, she relies on a “go to” bag that’s always packed with the gear she needs to shoot under any conditions. “I have a long, large...

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