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Scene from a horror movie

I got new light modifiers where I can direct the light from the speedlightsmuch more specific. I'm still making mistakes with the aperture and shutterspeed. But that was the best picture from the session.

I'm always stressed during a shoot with speedlights in comperrison with natural lights because with them I can't say "yeah the light...

Back button focusing query

Hi guys and gals,
I’m new here and wanted to ask you something about BBF.

Ok my question is, so up until now I have been taking portraits the simple way of pointing at my model pushing halfway down on the shutter locking focus and then recomposing.

Now I understand the concept of how I change to BBF to do the same thing....

Fake Sunset

Hey guys I'm a full time MD and really want to learn more about portrait photography, I recently started to learn photography since 4 months ago, and can't find the right community to learn it, until I found this website.

Well I will cut it short, so last month, I had a session with my friends, but couldn't get the golden hour in time,...

Model: Lisa Rejen

Model: Lisa Rejen
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/180
ApertureL F / 2.5
Iso: 100
Lens: 85mm

Light settings:

To the left I have a studio lamp with an octabox, right back a studio lamp with an umbrella with a reflective white inside and on the right of her a reflector...

Model: Frans de Vocht

Model: Frans de Vocht
Photographer: Bram van Dal

Camera settings:
Shutterspeed: 1/125
Aperture: F / 2.0
Iso: 100
Lens; 85mm

On the left I put down a studio lamp with an octabox, instead of turning the lamp on, I turned off the...

Critique the Community: iPhoneography

Submit Your Best Images Taken with a Smart Phone for a Chance to Win One of Two Free Fstoppers Tutorials

The launch of Critique the Community's new platform was a huge success and so we're bringing another episode that should engage every photographer. This week, we're calling for any picture taken by a smart phone. 

Submission Deadline:
March 19th 2018 - 11:45pm