The Void

Hello there,

This is a photo I've taken last December and it's a part of a personal project that I had to put on hold due to lack of models (can't always use myself) and the one that agreed to participate are way too expensive.

Personally I'm satisfied by the shot. Simple set up (one desktop lamp from the left side, a tray with...

They never stay still

I've always found children the hardest head shots to take. They all have ADHD and never want to listen. However, every kid I've ever taken head shots for has turned out awesome. It just takes a little bit of patience and time.

Sony A7R III
24-70 2.8GM


Photo & Retouch: Mahmoud Ahmed
Fashion Editor / Stylist: @hodawahby
Model: @im_bogdarina
Agency: @mintandcompanycairo
Client: @alsagheersalons
Makeup/Hair: alsagheersalons

Meet Ann!

She is young plastic surgeon based in Moscow. Critique, comments are welcome!
Shot on 5d Mark4 with 24-70/2.8 on 70mm and f6.3. Continuous light - Flexible LED panels.


Nikon D800 Nikon 70-200 VRII Three Speedlights Nikon SB910 Elinchrome Deep Octa 27" and 39" Reflector Lastolite Silver 37" F3.5 1/200s ISO 160 Power of Speedlights 1/32 Main 1/32 Kicker Background 1/16 with two Gels

Beauty Headshot for Model Portfolio

Beauty Headshot for Model Portfolio... Sometimes the basic idea can turn into something very interesting... Nikon d800 Nikon 70-200 VRII Two Rotalux Deep Octa with Nikon SB910 Background was light up with Speed light with blue gel on it... Specs 200mm F4 1/200s ISO 200


Canon 5dMK3 - Canon 580 DX2 + 130 Octa main fill , rim light 580 Dx2 with 50 mm reflector , Silver reflector under the chin .

The Unconventional Crop...

Hi...just getting back into photography again...
I shot this at my last studio session...I cropped post production as I wanted to see if I could capture something in a different crop that is more unconventional...breaks most rules...but also draws focus and makes you want to look...
Happy for comments/input/advice/general feelings...

Model: Chaveyo Zoest

Model: Chaveyo Zoest
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/500
Aperture: F / 2.5
Iso: 500
Camera: Canon 5DmkII
Lens: 85mm

Playing with the curiosity of the viewer is the basis of my photos. This photo has for me everything that has to be in a picture, playing with the...


Exploring the gels... Nikon D800 Nikon 70-200VRII Three SpeedLights Nikon SB910 Two gels Blue&Pink on one Background Speedlight, Elinchrome Deep Octa 27" 39" Gold Reflector Lastolite 37" F4.0 1/160 ISO125 200mm

Peter Hurley's setup on the cheap..

Hey guys,

I really like the approach that Peter Hurley uses with continuous light and a white background (now he does more gray backgrounds).

But since I am poor photog, I cannot foot the bill of 5500 dollars of the system he uses(Wescott Flex). Did I also mention that I am not into in DIY solutions?

However, I think I...

Model: Glenn Cortebeeck

Model: Glenn Cortebeeck
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/750
Aperture: F / 2.5
Iso: 320
Camera: Canon 5DmkII
Lens: 85mm

With this photo the light enters the building via the right-hand side through a large window, the points of light in his eyes come through the...