Inspirational band Sacred Earth perform music for inner peace. Prem & Jethro were looking for new imagery that expressed their music and outlook on life - "relaxed and something more intimate than we have done before". The opportunity to photograph the band was combined with Sacred Earh's recent visit to Byron Bay for the Byron Bay Spirit Festival. We attempted the shot during some of the biggest rain events in 30 years in Byron Bay - not exactly beach weather! So I have opted to combine a shot of Prem & Jethro with a shot of Belongil beach at golden hour taken a few weeks earlier. Belongil beach is on the north end of the main beach at Byron Bay. I shot the band image indoors with an Elinchom Quadra Ranger RX with full CTO gel as a backlight to replicate the sunset lighting. The two shots were composited in photoshop using a range of techniques to match colours (particularly in the shadows and highlights).
Connect with Prem & Jethro at http://www.sacredearthmusic.com