Photographer Ryan M.L. Young had a portrait shoot with swimmers for Ohio Today, the Ohio University alumni magazine.
A while back (a very long while back now) I was contacted by Ohio Today, the Ohio University alumni magazine, to see if I wanted to do a portrait shoot with a couple of Bobcat swimmers. I was really excited by the prospect of having an excuse to once again use some lights in the aquatic center, and to drastically expand on the last time I shot portraits in the pool when I was just learning how to use speedlights. So, after working out rates and setting up a time for the shoot, I enlisted the help of one of my very good best friends, Jenna Smith, to help me out on the shoot. At this point in my career Iâ€™m not really accustomed to shooting with an assistant, but I canâ€™t really stress enough how invaluable it was to have some helping hands during this shoot, and Iâ€™ll get to exactly why that was in just a moment.
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