24 September '15

AD Sports - Behind the scenes, the making of

Incredible HDR spot from Anders Schroder

Top athletes of various sports performing in the streets with the iconic buildings of night-time Abu Dhabi as the backdrop. As they are performing the surroundings would transform into their respective playing fields.

Anders wanted to explore what the opposite of the ever so popular organic film look using handheld, vintage lenses to create shallow depth of field and flat grading would look like. He wanted to achieve a look that was almost synthetic and videogame-like with extreme angles and razor sharp infinite focus but all achieved in-camera. A look that would be synonymous with high performance rather than the performers themselves.

Being fascinated by the HDR look typically associated with commercial sports photography, Anders suggested to re-create this look BUT in live action.

Check it out here

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