Calling All Portrait Photographers!

The goal of this community is to share, engage, and learn from others across the globe doing what we all love, taking...
Last: January 16, 2020

Danger

Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Model: @jenna_elisabeth_ Lighting: mother nature...

First ever attempt

This is my first attempt at ever shooting a portrait and also using artificial lighting. I did some skin retouching and...
Last: January 18, 2020

Cold and sunny

Kids can be tough to get a natural picture of, but it's a fun challenge! Most of the time, they see the camera and put...

Forgive me Father, for I have Loved

Shot with the couple lying down, using a mini ladder. Used a 42" Westcott softbox with an AD600, placed slightly above...

Heather

Minimalist approach; single large octa boomed directly overhead about 6 feet from the floor and aimed straight down. I...
Last: January 15, 2020

Amber

The lighting was different so I had to adjust the photo.

What can I expect

What can I expect...... Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Model: @Valentina.lyuche...

You can only be YOUNG once

I've been asked to take photos of my niece before she heads back to South Dakota in a few days. I constructed the set...
Last: January 15, 2020

Simply 'B'

One light studio fashion portrait
Last: January 14, 2020

Karalei enters a contest

A young lady I have photographed before wanted to enter a “photogenic contest”. Originally her mom was going to take...

Small Village Firefighter

At the end of May 2019, I traveled 130 kilometers to the village of Pokrovka in the Bayandayevsky district to visit my...
Last: January 13, 2020

Amylee

Glancing look..... Amylee. Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Lighting: Profoto D2...
Last: January 13, 2020

It's all about the hair

My1st attempt at taking portraits. Single light plus a hair light. 18-35 Sigma on a D500 crop body taken in my dining...
Last: January 9, 2020

Nicole

Photographer: Gary McGillivray-Birnie @mcgillivraybirniephotography Model: Nicole @Nicole_melrose Location: Melbourne,...
Last: January 9, 2020

Naughty Santa

Shot with a speedlight inside the (unlit) fireplace with a CTO gel to mimic fire. Used a warm LED light on the subject...

Deep into the Lava!

Deep into the Lava! Canon Eos R, 85mm F/1.2, F/11, 1/160s, iso 100, One Light Setup + Silver Reflector! https://www...
Last: January 7, 2020

Neglected Demographic -- Old Women -- show them

I see lots of portraits of old men, particularly if they have a long beard or lots of wrinkles, but I can't say the...

Fun at a wedding

My wife often works as my assistant, so she makes a great subject when things slow down.
Last: January 7, 2020

Stripes

I tried projecting a stripe pattern on a model. What do you think?
Last: January 7, 2020