Model: Ellis Jentjens

Model: Ellis Jentjens
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutter speed: 1/60
Aperture: F / 2.5
Iso: 200
Lens: 85mm

Light settings:
On the right hand side I have an octabox and the bottom left I have a reflector to soften the shadow a little.
To the left, I have another studio lamp...

Model: Model Sara Haket

Model: Model Sara Haket
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutter Speed: 1/180
Aperture: F / 1.8
Iso: 100
Lens: 85mm

Many models have trouble laughing at my shoots, they do not have to worry about it, but a grin can make sure you stay in a photo for longer, because you feel like interacting...

Fake Natural Light!

I have this 'set' in my studio which is about 2.6m x 2.4m. I gives me the ability to decorate it as I please without having to leave my studio.

On the other side of the window is a gap of about 1m from the window to the brick wall.

I throw in my strobe into the gap and I get that natural window light effect!

Water Pool Studio Shot

I created this image in my studio in a very shallow pool that I had setup using black plastic and 4 pieces of timber.

The lighting was a single grided stripbox up and behind her on a pantograph.

The water was only about 30mm deep in an area of 2.3m x 2m

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.