How Elliott O'Donovan uses an Orbis Ring Flash to photograph sneakers at the Under Armour HQ for Complex Magazine

4/12/2015 ISO 1200 Magazine 1 Comments

Here's a look into an editorial  Elliott O'Donovan (website) photographed for Complex Magazine and the lead design team for Stephen Curry's new line of Basketball sneakers at the Under Armour HQ in Baltimore.

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I wanted to focus on highlighting those details so I decided to use a two light set-up. We didn't have a lot of time to play with multiple lighting scenarios so I made sure to have an easily mobile unit. My assistant acted as a human light stand and carried my beauty dish on a monopod while I had easy mobility with a portable ring light directly on camera. -Elliott O'Donovan said on his blog

Orbis Ring Flash that you can by on

The final images:

 Special thanks to Jon Armstrong of for the great bts video!

Text, images and video via Elliott O'Donovan

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Gabe Leyshon said...

The simple lighting worked great, those are awesome photos.