Photographing a Kayaker Underwater with Strobes for Red Bull

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All images by Juan Luis de Heeckeren. Used with permission

Juan Luis de Heeckeren is a Chilean photographer that was recently contracted by Red Bull to develop a creative portrait series around Red Bull Kayaker Viktoria Wolffhardt. He has dedícated most of his life practicing action sports and capturing images of them. In fact, Red Bull, The North Face, Quiksilver, Patagonia and others have hired him before. Juan also works as a Photo Editor for different magazines.

But when he was hired to do this shoot, Juan wanted to do something completely different. It resulted in Ms. Wolffhardt being shot underwater for much of the shoot.

Be sure to also check out Juan on Facebook and Instagram.

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