Practicing Lighting

Hi guys,
I am new to the group and this whole headshot photography thing, i was practicing with some lighting and retouching last night. (when you have no one else to get in front of the camera, why not use yourself). anyway these are the best pictures i got.

i would appreciate any feedback in how i can improve, either as a model...

Model: René Martens

Model: René Martens
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/800
Aperture: F / 2.0
ISO: 200
Camera: Canon 5DmkIII
Lens: 85 mm

Working with a low aperture, offers new possibilities and 'disturbing' objects in the background ensure beautiful color combinations in the background...

Feedback seeker

Hey guys, I'm very much a beginner with photography and have only just had the courage to start posting online, I would very much like to receive some feedback on my shots and any tips, tricks and advice is very welcome. Thanks in advance. DC x

Model: Gijs Faasse

Model: Gijs Faasse
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:

Shutterspeed: 1/1000

Aperture: F / 2.0

ISO: 200

Camera: Canon 5DmkIII

Lens: 85 mm

Working with harsh sunlight can have its charms, and it must be white, and it should not be a problem.

As long as you place the eyes on 3...

Gulzhanat

© 2019 Gary McGillivray-Birnie
Photographer: @mcgillivraybirniephotography
Model: @gulzhanatsaidovav @ks_models_atyrau
Styling: @eleonora_sultan

Hasselblad H6D-50c Lens: 150 mm
ISO: 100, Aperture: f/9, Shutter: 1/320s

Lighting: Profoto D2 with zoom reflector

Edited on EIZO

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Self Portrait

I have been getting into shooting headshots lately and decided to take one of myself. This was done with one flash in a soft box and a constant light panel.

I'm most interested to know if the technical element of this phot were executed correctly. I would appreciate any advise.

First attempts at portraits and studio lights - What did I do right and wrong?

So I recently got a softbox so I forced some friends to sit for me and this was my first attempt at portraiture as well as using lighting for photography and skin retouching in PS.
I really like the second one but the way the lighting is on his nose makes it look kind of sqwonky.
I had to do some pretty heavy blemish removal on one...

Seeking advice: How to do self-portraits (headshots)

Hi all! In short, I'm an actor and have gotten many headshots over the years. I'd like to do my own headshots at home, and I wanted to get some of your expert advice and ideas as to how I can go about doing so?

I have Canon t3i with the stock lens, as well as a tripod. I'm willing to go and buy a more higher-grade DSLR along with a good...

Really tired of GIMP

I enjoy portrait and astro photography with my Canon 6D, but am frustrated with using GIMP despite having learned advanced techniques (I.e. changing eye color, smoothing complexion, etc.). My priorities are tethering, RAW editing, and photo management. I've narrowed it down to On1 or Luminer. Subscriptions are not an option.

Any...

What to do when the smile is awful

My dad was in town this last week and I took the opportunity to get a few shots of him. He claimed that his smile was the worst and I had to agree with him. I tried some other expressions on him but I found it difficult to get one that captures his personality best.