Latin Model

I was hired to take headshots of models at a Make Up School final exam. Would love to read your comments.
Last: December 28, 2019


Ambient Light Nikon D610 85mm 1.4G

Sommer the Advocate Headshot

Sustainable Food Advocate Sort of a Sue Bryce styled photo. Natural window light from the left along with a speed light...

Amelia, visions of youth

I shot this at the base of the Washington Monument on The Mall. I had her pose in the open shadow to catch the soft,...
Last: December 14, 2019

First (perhaps only) self-portrait

Getting a new set of speedlights I had to test them out. The need to test them was only part of the issue. The more I...
Last: December 13, 2019

Quick 'n dirty selfie

Just a quick, experimental selfie/headshot in my little studio that I've been putting together in my spare room. I...
Last: December 11, 2019

Headshot for Jaime

Finally got my old friend in front of my camera for a professional headshot. He is a professional musician and talented...

Black & White in colour

Inspired Black and White..... in colour. Creative model, with aspiring photographer, Gary McGillivray-Birnie @...

Day out in Nashville

A day in the park looking for fall colors was on our agenda. While we were out, I was able to get a few portrait shots...
Last: December 5, 2019

Current Work

Here's a couple images from recent shoots. I have a very small studio in my garage (374 sq. ft.) with a low ceiling (7...


Hi. My initial entries into portraiture zone. am novice. Simpler initial path and Processing in LR. Welcoming critical...
Last: December 4, 2019


Hi. Venturing into portraiture zone. New for me. Took simpler path at first. Processed in LR for basic. Welcoming...


© 2019 Gary McGillivray-Birnie Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Model: Jenna @...
Last: November 30, 2019

Holiday Headshots

Was inspired by a Gwen Stefani holiday shot I saw on Pinterest and decided to do my own take. Some Red seamless, a...

Behind the scenes headshot video

Thought I would share one of two behind the scenes vids we did in the studio a couple of months ago. Its about 10...


We went to take photos of her and her showjumping horse, however the horse wasn't interested to be saddled up. So we...
Last: November 26, 2019

Want to share this shot..

Had this cute little girl in my studio a few days ago. They wanted a beautiful portrait, I think mission accomplished..

Studio Photography!

Studio Photography! Canon Eos R, 85mm F/1.2, F/16, 1/200s, Iso 100, 3 Lights setup.
Last: November 25, 2019


Creative Headshot... Nikon D800 Nikon 70-200VRII 3x Nikon SB910 Elinchrom Deep Octa 27" 39"
Last: November 23, 2019

Penny for your thoughts

Trip to India - deep look into your soul