Shuba Magazine Editorial

This was an editorial shoot for Shuba Magazine, the theme was the party girl idea, using a NY apartment as the setting, we follow Model / DJ Samantha as shee decides what to wear for her night out.

Model: @iamsamlaurito


© 2019 Gary McGillivray-Birnie

Photographer: @mcgillivraybirniephotography

Model: Jenna_Elisabeth_
Location: Downtown Orlando, Florida
Outdoor, natural light

Sony A7rii Lens: 70-200mm f/2.8 GM
ISO: 100, Aperture: f/5.6, Shutter: 1/800s @131mm

Mika and her coffee.

I invited Mika over to shoot a lazy day shoot. We set up in front of a window streaming in natural light. She was still sipping her coffee as I was setting up when I captured this shot. It ended up being a keeper


© 2019 Gary McGillivray-Birnie
Photographer: @mcgillivraybirniephotography
Model: @ingvillmcgillivraybirnie
Styling: @ingvillmcgillivraybirnie

Hasselblad H6D-50c Lens: 80 mm
ISO: 100, Aperture: f/9, Shutter: 1/250s

Lighting: Profoto Profoto USA D2 with 5' octabox

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Lady in red

Went up on top of the in Victorville, Ca that over looks the city. They are big boulders and found the brown rocks with the Red dress was perfect


© 2019 Gary McGillivray-Birnie
Photographer: @mcgillivraybirniephotography
Model: @aidana.ksm @ks_models_atyrau
HMUA: Makeup_zhanna_atyrau

Hasselblad H6D-50c Lens: 80 mm
ISO: 100, Aperture: f/10, Shutter: 1/320s

Lighting: Profoto D2 Beauty Dish and B1X with 2x3' softbox


Going out through the window...

In my opinion in glamour, you gotta sell the model, the look and the setting. Having to work in a small and cramped hotel room I, of course, had to get creative for my shots.

I asked the model to stand in front of the window and play with the curtain as well as use the curtain (which had a fantastic design and yellow/green color) to...