Halloween Photoshoot. Nikon d800 Nikon 70-200VRII F3.5 3x Nikon SB 910, Reflector Lastolite 37", Elinchrome Deep Octas 27" and 39" 1/100 ISO80 Focal Length 170 Main Light 1/16 Kicker 1/32 Background 1/8 Red and Blue Gels

One light location triathlete portrait.

Wasn't the weather I was looking. It started to rain when we were about to start the shoot. When rain begin to stop I was thankful for the clouds that added the a bit of drama to to scene. I under 2 stop for ambience and shot with a single Broncolor Siros 800L.


Nikon D810 Nikkon 70-200 3 x SB910/SB800 Deep Octas 39" 27" Reflector Lastolite 39"gold/silver Home Made Gel (Blue/Red Sharpe)F4.0 1/160s ISO100 Main Light 1/16 Kicker 1/32 Background 1/16 Zoom 170mm

Beard Portrait

hi there ,

a Portrait made few years ago

Medium format Pentax 645 + 80mm + Strobes

any Cc more than welcomed :)

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A dramatic face

In my photographic experiments there is always this guy. I don't have a professional studio. i just setup my Godox ad200 and a single reflector in my room for these portrait shots.


Nikon d800 Nikon 70-200 3x Speedlights Nikon SB910 Reflector Lastolite 37" Gold/Silver f4.5 1/125 ISO 100 MainLight 1/16 Kicker 1/32 Background 1/8

The new girl

Hello, the first two were made with a speedlight in a medium softbox front and top.

And combine it with two LED video lights on the sides with colored gels.

The other photo uses the same speedlight with the medium softbox front and top. but this time I moved it a little to the right of the camera.

Model: Thomas van Hassel

Model: Thomas van Hassel (Entra model / Talent Agancy)
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/1500
Aperture: F / 2.0
Iso: 200
Camera: Canon 5DmkII
Lens: 85mm

Location Cafe de Vriend in Leiden.

In this photo we have used the light that enters the cafe through two doors...

Strobes vs. Continuous Light

I'm a rookie at portraits (this image was my second portrait attempt) with a limited budget for equipment. Currently I have 2 softboxes and 2 umbrellas that have CFL bulbs. I see that most folks are using strobes. What are the advantages of strobes vs. bulbs? How would they have changed this image taken with 2 softboxes? I appreciate the help...

The Power Of Connection

To me there is such a powerful connection between mother and the love of her child in this image and has instantly become one of my fav images that I have created.

Lighting is a single Godox 600w strobe with a 1.2m octagonal soft box.

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...