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High contrast lighting issues

Hi Guys,

I would appreciate some input from other experienced photographers. I do quite a lot of event photography. At the weekend I was taking photos of cyclists on an event during the middle of the day in full sun. In these situations I often struggle to get a decent exposure on people's faces. I have been trying to use spot metering,...

Introduce Yourself To The Group!

Welcome to the Official Fstoppers Fashion Photography group. Introduce yourself!

Let me get the ball rolling. My name is Peter House. I am a Toronto based commercial fashion photographer. I mostly work on the product and catalog side of things, but I also shoot a fair bit of editorial. I also run one of the more popular rental studios in...

When all is right

As we are still in summer it is probably a horrible thing to dig into the archive/portfolio and pick out a photo from October landscape. This is taken at the Maridalen lake (maridalsvannet) which is the main drinking water source for Oslo, the capitol of Norway. I was standing on the other side of the water with a 300mm telephoto lens on my...

Handsome chap

Took this photo of Bentley on our walk last week because the lighting was just so beautiful and the way he was standing looked very regal.

Captured with my Sony A7Rii, Samyang 135/2 @F2 1/125th ISO 100.

Client Session Blog Question

Hello! My name is Sabrina and I am brand new to Fstoppers but have heard a lot of great things about it. Anyway, I have a quick formula for doing a blog post for weddings in the form of a client questionnaire, but I am stuck on what kinds of questions I should ask seniors and/or families. Do any of you have any suggestions??? I would love to...

First real studio attempt

Hello, folks. I finally got most items needed for a ghetto home studio and this is the result from the photoshoot. Please let me know what you think! I am looking forward to any constructive criticism as well. My wife was a very patient model and I think it came out great.

Canon EOS 6D, EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
ƒ/3.5, 200mm, 1/...


GB Rowing team member and Rio Olympics silver medallist Vicky Thornley getting ready for a training session at the national training centre at Caversham, Berkshire.

Canon 5D Mk3, Canon 85mm f/1.8. Edited in Lightroom 6.

As ever comments on how to improve this - especially in the edit - gratefully received!