Welcome & Please Read Me

This group has been setup so you can can showcase your studio images. You can ask for critiques on your image lighting techniques or even query/share lighting techniques that are used in the studio environment.

This group also encourages discussions regarding studio equipment and the pro & cons of the various lighting equipment and...

Rather large bouquet

Wanted to take a simple idea and multiply it by 10.

What do you think? Feedback and constructive feedback is of course welcome.

Timelapse making the Bouquet is below. I mixed daylight with a large soft box to the right and a reflector. This is a composite of three images. Background, roses (made larger) and stems. I shot the...

Blade Runner inspired portraits

ISO 100, ƒ4, 1/320

Having recently seen Blade Runner 2049, I was very smitten by its look and feel, plus I had these gels I bought a year ago but never got around to play with so wanted to learn how to use them. We had a winter coat with a collar that we just popped up (like Ryan Gosling in the movie), and we combed Megan's hair...


Hello, I´m working in my next shoot and I want to try something like this picture but I'm not sure in how work the light, if any of you could help me, that will be great.

Colored Gels and Glamour

I have been experimenting a bit lately with gels with my lighting and this has been the first time that I combined the technique with glamour.

I think I might have to keep on playing with the gels as I digging the results.

Lighting in this image consisted of 3x 600w Godox QT-600 with a red, green and blue gel.

Fairytale and Fineart Portraits

Hi everyone!
I just joined this group as studio photography is what I love to do most of the time. Here are so many beautiful works, I am already looking forward to seeing more! :)
I find a lot of inspiration in paintings and I love to work with simple but effective lightning setups like one can see it there. So here I want to show...

Hard light fun

Fuji XT-1
Helios 44-2 (58mm) @ ~F8? adapted with the Mitakon turbo booster II
ISO 320
Three gelled flashes - two gelled Cactus RF60's triggered by the Cactus V6II and one gelled Neweer NW670 triggered by the other flashes. No modifiers other that the gels (Blue/purple-ish/Yellow) the flashes were off camera right...

Front Bokeh effect plus MagMod Magbeam kit

I have until now predominantly shot landscape and automotive work most of my 6 years shooting. However, if I'm ever to try and make a go of this income thing from it, I've realised here in Sydney I need to add more than that to my bag of tricks. Reading the Front Bokeh article here on F-Stoppers by Alex Cooke - https://fstoppers.com/diy/using-...