Welcome & Please Read Me

This group has been setup so you can can showcase your studio images. You can ask for critiques on your image lighting techniques or even query/share lighting techniques that are used in the studio environment.

This group also encourages discussions regarding studio equipment and the pro & cons of the various lighting equipment and...

BALANCING ACT

Creative Studio Photography and Lighting group seemed a good match for this ambitious concept shoot one Sunday afternoon in the studio.
I didn't have the luxury of my subjects holding the pose for several minutes while I messed around with set up. This was a 'just take the shot' and see what you get moment while Teta and Lex did their...

"THIS STORY IS NOT LIKE THAT".

I made this photo session for a theater play in DR, which is called "THIS STORY IS NOT LIKE THAT".

URSULA
THE SANDERSON SISTERS
CAPTAIN HOOK
THE QUEEN FROM SNOW WHITE
THE STEPMOTHER FROM CINDERELLA
MALEFICENT
CRUELLA DE VIL

A few portraits

Just some of the portraits I have shot over the years. I couldn't find an add button to out some pictures up on the feed so this is all I could find was to create a group. I don't really know what to ask the group haha.

Is a single light enough sometimes?

I normally use a 3-4 intricate lighting set up but I love the moment where a single light is just enough. What do you guys think??

This image was simply created with a single strip box, directing the dog to face in to it. It can be a bit hit and miss sometimes to get the subject in the right spot, especially when it's not human and can't...

Snezhana

Model: Snezhana
Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie
Camera: Hasselblad H6d-50c Lens: 100mm f/2.2
Settings: ISO 100, f/9, 1/200s
www.mcgillivraybirniephotography.com
https://www.instagram.com/mcgillivraybirniephotography/

Creative crossfit shot

Sony a7rIII 16-35GM

5 exposures(obviously), all lid with westcott speed light kit(2 ~25inch softboxes) the latest sony flashpoint li-on battery speedlight and flashpoint evolv 200.

Edit was extremely simple, saturation/vibrance 5-6 up, exposure 15-20up, highlights 20-25 down on the left exposure. 10 clarity, high pass filter for...

Model: Tess Hakvoort

Model: Tess Hakvoort
Muah: Dinfie Fence
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/125
Aperture: F / 2.0
Iso: 200
Camera: Canon 5DmkII
Lens: 85mm

Beauty in its more pure form, a background that has approximately the same color shades as its skin color and a distance where...

Movement With Colour

I've been playing around with coloured gels recently and I wanted to add a bit of dynamic lighting into the shot so I ended up with this.

I threw everything I could into this shot which included light painting, slow shutter speed with camera movement and studio strobes.