Lighting Techniques

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

August 18, 2015

By Holly Stuart Hughes


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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