So I've shot remote photos for a long time now, there's nothing new about that. I've posted about it before. It's pretty simple. Take a camera with a wide angle and hook it up to a Pocketwizard, then drop that set up in a bunker. Nothing else is needed really. I like to get fancy and use something to prop the lens up, sometimes its paintballs, sometimes its some batteries taped together or in this case, an old film case. Any trigger works, but I use some old trusty Pocketwizard Plus IIs. 

I have also been dabbling with flashes, which is fairly different. I haven't seen anyone use a flash before and I wanted to give that a try. It's pretty simple with the Flashpoint/Godox 200. Just toss the strobe in a bunker and their trigger on your camera. Thats it. Between these two set ups, you get photos seen below. 

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After a few tries of using the flash, I figured I could do something that no one has done for sure. Mixing both remotes and flash. Between the creativity of the concept and the fact that it takes a lot of gear, I doubt there are that many people who would even want to do this. Here's what it took: Canon 7D w/ 11-16mm, 2x PocketWizard Plus II, Godox AD200, Godox transmitter. You need the PocketWizards to trigger the camera which then of course fires the flash. The thing I really like is how it lights up the eyes in the mask. Even in a smoke or mirror lens, the eyes can't hide. 

You can see more photos from shooting at Camp Pendleton/Victory Paintball Park here

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