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How could we not do a Brave shoot at the meet up, when we had a real life Merida like Grace here at our disposal? When the idea was mentioned I immediately jumped on it when I realized I knew exactly how to make the Will-o-wisps. That's right, they're not photoshop magic, just real magic!
I think this was definitely the one shot at the meet up where I felt most in my element. It was weird for me joining in on lots of the other shoots because they were just so different from what I'm used to (lots of fun though!). So when I got to set this up and had a crowd of other shooting along it was a bit surreal. It wasn't even until I was about half way through shooting the wisps that I realized that the whole area was stinging nettle and that my arms were itching haha

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  1. aaronterry [deleted] 32 months ago | reply

    Oh, this is wonderful!

  2. kimcoverack 32 months ago | reply

    Stunning and the green circles her like a cupped hand <3

  3. Gabriella Corrado 32 months ago | reply

    dfkjhdskjf this is too good. The location is perfect for the shot !

  4. Huong :) 32 months ago | reply

    Cool shot!!!

  5. Julie_Floro 32 months ago | reply

    i love love love this Brad!! im curious how you made the wisps!! :o

  6. Alannah Bowlus. 32 months ago | reply

    I really admire you.
    The colors in this are phenomenal. And I love how absolutely perfect Grace is for this.

  7. GillyFace 32 months ago | reply

    Considering how dark it was when you were shooting this, the brightness you achieved here is astounding. I love how it turned out and you are some kinda genius at creating things, like these Will-o-wisps.

  8. rischmauers [deleted] 32 months ago | reply

    LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!! OMG!! Amazing shot and model!! <3

  9. Matt x_O 32 months ago | reply

    great job dude. beautiful colors as well. I try to imagine how you did it would be flaming torches?

  10. AmyJanelle 32 months ago | reply

    :OOOOOOO I have no words for how magical this is

  11. PtoIemy 32 months ago | reply

    this is amazing! great work love the idea

  12. stefanheider 32 months ago | reply

    its awesome . . . great work . . . and one of my fav. Pics on Flickr !

  13. Marley Carlyle Cumbee [deleted] 32 months ago | reply

    love love love love.

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