Silvia Ribeiro

Finally got started editing images from Thursday morning’s shoot for Chicago Athlete Magazine. Weather turned out great for the day, almost no winds and great sky. Thanks Holly Petrovich for assisting and Silvia Ribeiro for being patient.

There are millions of locations in Chicago to shoot this assignment but they wanted Chicago skyline in the background. To get the skyline in the background and find a location suitable for biking and running was a little hard. Couple of days prior to the shoot I checked the location, the light was great, it had a smooth surface and the skyline was right at the background.

In addition to what was asked from me I shot couple of extra against the sun and horizon. Because of the rising water levels and the haze, lake and sky was almost blending and the water was right at the ground level. This was the first time I actually used Canon 1DX MK II and the camera did not disappoint. I only used light on few of the images and that was a single Profoto B1 with zoom reflector in TTL mode.