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Dave Brosha

Sub-Arctic Butterflies: Drift Away

Photoshoot in 12-degree water with the incredibly brave model, Tiffany Ayalik.

Lighting/technical info: my camera is about an inch above the wate, ISO 800, F/14, 1/200-sec. Tiffany's lit by one off-camera flash (Canon 550EX Speedlite, held by my assistant, Andrea, who is also thigh-deep in the water with us. Andrea's located camera left and also has the flash just about touching the water.

Unabashedly a homage to the work of Joe McNally, whose "model in water" shots helped inspire me to move beyond natural ligjht.

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