Hailing from the Czech Republic, Jan Kozak is an aspiring photographer who spent two nights attempting to capture this shot. “I still think it's pretty crazy that at the beginning, it's just an idea in my head and at the end, I can see the actual result.”
“The main idea was to make sequence photography but do it a little differently. I've chosen night photography because I can easily affect what will be seen and what won't be. We prepared everything for one week, and we only had one attempt, for which we had to wait till midnight because we needed the sky to get as dark as possible. For shooting, I used a Sony A7 III camera with a Benro monopod. I had to attach all of this to a tree about 7 meters high using a ratchet strap. Thanks to this, I got a nice bird's eye view. For lightning, I've used six 400w lights and two Profoto B1 lights with a softbox. All the shooting, including the preparations, took about 5 hours. The most time-consuming part was to set all the lights to each jump suitably. The shooting itself was quick, and I only made about 20 photos which were nice for the following post process."
📸 :: Jan Kozak
🚵♂️ :: Daniel Liska
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