MARCUS SMITH ON CAPTURING KOBE BRYANT FOR HIS NIKE FAREWELL CAMPAIGN FOR AD AGE

Marcus details what it was like on set with Kobe, "On this particular shoot, though, he was very warm.  Much warmer than usual. He floated around the set laughing, joking, and having conversations with pretty much everybody. I could tell that he was really just basking in the moment of this being the last time he would be on a set of this magnitude in front of the camera. The positive energy from Kobe, along with the building full of extras that were no doubt die-hard Kobe fans helped create something that felt like a real celebratory moment of what he meant to basketball." 

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