Model, Stylist and Hat Maker: Kirby Coleman
Photog/Retoucher: Dan Lubbers (

Two White Lightnings X1600's. One in a 64" PLM and the other in a Beauty Dish overhead.

Stumbled across an oasis

We're just coming out of summer and it's safe to go outside here in the UAE. Tess and I headed out to what was supposed to be a desert shoot but we stumbled across an oasis that, due to the cooler temperatures, is now in full bloom.

We hit some shots you would never say we're in the middle East but happy faces all around.



Model: Samantha Roman
Photo/Retoucher: Dan Lubbers

Two White Lightning X1600's. Key camera left in 61" Parabolic with diffusion. Hair light upper right in a 22" Beauty dish with diffusion.


Model: Bea Alborch
Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie
Lighting: Single Light - High Key
Location: Dubai
Camera: Nikon D810 Lens: 85mm f/1.4
Settings: ISO 100, f/10, 1/160s
© 2018 Gary McGillivray-Birnie

Model: Lisa Rejen

Model: Lisa Rejen
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/500
Aperture: F / 2.5
Iso: 100
Camera: Canon 5dmkII
Lens: 85mm

Location: Strijp-S in Eindhoven.

With this photo I have the model on the elevation where you already get a different perspective in the photo....

Website Redesign

Not a huge redesign but I did a slight overhaul of my website: and now have two galleries of kids fashion up there, and I reorganized the rest of the pages. I was always apprehensive about being a photography jack-of-all-trades but really my specialization has always been people photography which includes fashion...

New to this group!

Hi, I started as a fashion photographer working for a local agency until it sadly closed. Now I concentrate more on fine art trying to sell prints.

This is my first contribution to this group, CC welcome!