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!

Corporate portraiture

A simple corporate portrait using a single light source.

Corporate Portraits Portfolio:

Off season messing around

Well, it’s the off season for me and I was just messing around with lighting and photoshop. Still learning and trying new things.

Shot with:
Canon 5D Mark III
70-200 f/2.8L
Canon 600ex-rt camera left

Any advice or tips are welcome. The point of the photo was to improve my editing.

Serendipitous fur

Was in a studio for a themed shoot, when we noticed an old-looking trunk. Opened it up, and saw the fur.

Said to myself, gotta use that! So, after the main part of the shoot was over, Lauren put on the dress she arrived with, and took the light (profoto acute in an octo) over her, feathered toward camera.

She did her posing, I...

Lost in the music

One of my favourites from a recent editorial shoot. We hooked the cans up to a DMP and played her favourite song. Within seconds her countenance changes - she was completely lost in the music.

Nikon D4 with a single profoto d1 c/w large deep brolly slung high and centre.

Making a Girl Happy

This is a little girl from our church. She wanted to have a picture that "looked like those you download from the internet". My wife and I tried to make her wish come true.


Taken from an editorial shoot for one of my client in Singapore.
Traffic junctions always make interesting portrait settings, especially a busy one.

Editorial Portfolio:

Going monotone in the studio

Hey guys, just wanted to share some new work. Wanted to try playing with a very limited palette and really sculpting the light.

Lighting info:
- 27.5" Elinchrom deep octa, coming from camera right, heavily feathered to just rake across the face.

- Medium Photek Softlighter boomed directly over head half spilling on the...

Mexican Street Photographer and Fortune Teller

This is Lupe.
He's a street photographer and fortune teller in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. We met at a taco cart when he offered to take my photo and tell me my fortune. How could I say no?!

After my reading and photo, we took a few steps away to this metal gate that perfectly matched his shirt and snapped this portrait.