45Surfer Setup for Stills Surfer Photography & Video of Pro Surf Goddesses @ The VAN'S US OPEN OF SURFING!
Here are the two main setups I used to capture Alana Blanchard and all the surf girl goddesses at the VAN'S US OPEN OF SURFING at the Huntington Beach Pier! Here're some Nikon D800E photos of Surf Girl Goddess Alana Blanchard wearing wetsuit/swimsuit bikini bottoms shot with the Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO DG OS HSM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras. She's a professional model too:
And here're some epic video of pretty goddess Alanna Blanchard I shot at the same time with the Panasonic X900MK 3MOS 3D Full HD SD Camcorder with 32GB Internal Memory mounted on my Nikon D800E in the configurarion shown in the photos!
Last year I was shooting with a Nikon D4 with a 600mm F4 Prime monster Nikkor lens mounted on a tripod:
This year I wanted to be nimbler and work the whole area, so I opted to shoot with a Nikon D800E with the Sigma 150-500m lens mounted on a monopod. The Sigma 150-500mm lens also allowed me to zoom out when surfers ran down the beach or got in and out of the water, and I also had a Nikon D800E with the 28-300 mm lens strapped around my neck. And both cameras had video cameras mounted to them in my famous 45surfer configuration!
All the best on your Epic Hero's Journey from Johnny Ranger McCoy! :)