Photo by Kansas City based sports and senior portrait photographer, Mike Curtis

STORY BEHIND THE SHOT: Mike Curtis

Kansas City based sports and senior portrait photographer, Mike Curtis, creates stunning images for the high school athletes that he focuses. Curtis shares some insight on how he made such a splash with this senior portrait.

Photo by Kansas City based sports and senior portrait photographer, Mike Curtis
ISO: 200 SS: 1/200 sec. Aperture: f/5.6 Focal Length: 50mm

“Propelling particles of water into a great composition takes several tries, and couldn’t be more excited about the final result. The goal of this image was to fill the frame with moving water and showcase this senior athlete and his physique. The light setup for this image consisted of a 35” Octabox on an AlienBees™ B800 overhead, and two Einstein™
flash units, with stripboxes, as kickers.  All powered by Vagabond Mini™ Lithiums.”

EQUIPMENT USED:
AlienBees™ B800Einstein™ 640 Flash Unit | 35″ Octabox | StripboxesVagabond Mini™ Lithiums

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About Mike Curtis

Kansas City based sports photographer, Mike Curtis

Mike was born and raised in the Midwest with a passion for sports. His specialized sports and composite photography comes from years of playing sports and collecting football cards. Based in Kansas City, KS, his career in photography started in 2014 and has developed into a passion for high quality imagery. He loves his craft and thanks Jesus for His grace, wife, and child.

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