Red Bull Illume Photographer Jaanus Ree on Photographing Windsurfers

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All images by Jaanus Ree. Used with permission. 

Photographer Jaanus Ree is a Red Bull Illume photographer that recently finished quite an extreme and technically challenging project. Jaanus, who has always been into windsurfing and photography, wanted to capture windsurfers performing against a beautiful city backdrop and a really beautiful sky. In and of itself, any photographer that has done both sports and landscape work knows that that’s a very big technical challenge.

So his answer was to use flashes. But then that brings about even bigger technical problems that you need to solve.

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