Calling All Portrait Photographers!

The goal of this community is to share, engage, and learn from others across the globe doing what we all love, taking portraits!

With that said, please feel free to introduce yourself here, where you're from and share a favorite portrait of yours!

Arctic Golden Hour

Just starting into portraits and looking to get feedback to improve.

Model: Victoria Coman
Photographer: Bill Williams
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/250
Iso: F / 2.0
Iso: 800
Camera: Sony A7RIII
Lens: Sigma 85mm 1.4

Camera settings:


Usually I have the exact storyline for my photos. With this one I had so much stories in my head, I couldn't compress it in two or three words.

I would love to hear what do you guys see in this photo?

Shot w/
Canon 5D4
Sigma 50mm. ART 1.4
Godox AD600 with beauty dish
Godox AD360 as a fill with 135cm octavos...

Museum worker

I made this series photos in the natural history museums in the city Dnepr. I hope I could show the atmosphere:)
1st photo - only natural light from the window.
2nd photo - Video light in front of the model.
Filmed on Nikon D610 + Nikkor 50mm 1.8G

Swim Capped Beauty Portraits

Hey! New here and wanted to jump into the posts! Was inspired to use a swim cap on my model. Loved the shape/structure of her face and thought it was perfect for this concept. Makeup, Photography & Retouching by me

Lighting was 400w strobe at about 1/4 power with standard modifier @ 45 degree angle

Camera: Sony A7II

Coffee Shop Vibes

Had a friend model for me over the weekend. Shot this one through the window of a local coffee shop. Would love some CC.

iso 160

Photo Constructive Critic

Hey there,

Just wanted to have your feedback in this portrait. Trying to improve my game here and I want your help. Give me your best critic please!

I made different color gradings because I wasn't secure with the best choice.


Model: Nazerke @KS_Models
Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie
HMUA: @makeup_zhanna_atyrau
Camera: Hasselblad H6d50c Lens: HC 100mm

Outdoor Portrait with flash

Outdoor photography can sometimes be frustrating with the sun and clouds changing rapidly. One day I took a model out and we just walked around a park and used the landscape to capture what we could. I used to only use natural light with a reflector, but this day I took along a portable flash setup using a speed light, 24" softbox, and the...

Renaissance Series

Taking another "creativity break" from my usual wedding work to dig up photos from a shoot I did last year with the amazing model Yoann Promonet (@yoann_savi on IG). This was shot in a park in a famous park in Montreal.Used an off-camera AD200 on a monopod shot through a softbox held by assistant on camera left. Post-processed and color-graded...

In DTLA & 1st Time Posting on FStoppers ever

Looking forward to seeing your works and sharing mine. I'm a portrait, lifestyle and fashion photographer in downtown Los Angeles and have been looking to get feedback!

An unplanned portrait session with a friend, Clive Bender at Opulen Studios in DTLA.

Canon Mark IV
24-105mm f/4

Daydreaming At The Park

A candid photo of my daughter after a long day at the park. Taken with a Nikon D500 and a Sigma 105 1.4 wide open. The light was perfect and thought this would make for a great candid portrait.

Noir Self-Portrait

This is a simple self-portrait with a vegetable basket held in front of the bare flash to create the pattern on the wall.

Any feedback to make improvements is appreciated.