About the image
This on location fashion project was shot in Littlerock, California. The "Rocketship" started life as a belly tank for a jet fighter. It was bought at surplus by a racer who turned it into a race car to run at the Bonneville salt flats in Utah. They fabricated a windshield, cut openings into the tank for the driver and the engine, added a front axle & rear axle and installed a 455 cubic inch (7.45 liters) Oldsmobile engine. The current owner bought the tank as a photographic prop. You can still see the list of sponsors on the side of the tank, Micky Thompson, Engle Cams, Burbank Speed and others.
THE GEAR: Canon camera set to 1/800 second shutter speed, 320 ISO and a Canon 24-70mm zoom lens using 24mm set to f4.5. THE LIGHT: Sunset with a Sunbounce Pro reflector using the white side.
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