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WTB Canon 85mm f/1.8

Hello, I am looking to buy canon 85mm 1.8 lens as i am doing more and more portraits recently and this lens could be the better bang for the buck. yet at the same time i am a broke college student, so looking to get a decent price for it :) I am located in NYC

Serial Water Melt

hi all, I've created a series of portraits with water, for this series i don't want to go with the usual trow of water all around... i've looked for a tidy homogenic fall of water, the result is a "blade" of water... what do you think??
https://fstoppers.com/photo/77028

Claudio Carraro
Venerea_001

in my portfolio theres...

Peaky Blinders inspired headshot

Hello! My first post in this group. My name is Valdemar Hemlin and I am a portrait photographer from Sweden. Just recently started my own business. This here is a portrait of my friend Wille in my homestudio. I was inspired by the lighting scenarios and color grading in the awesome tv show Peaky Blinders.

5 Strobe Set-Up for Bridal Fashion

I posted this on Model Mayhem, but it might be more appropriate here. I have been asked several times for setup information about some of the studio work I do for clients, especially shooting white gowns on bright or white backgrounds. When I speak at workshops I generally am only able to make 1- or 2-light demonstrations. In addition to that,...

MEO Mares Vivas Festival

this year i was , again, the official photograther of the MEO Mares Vivas Festival.
here are some of the iages i made

https://500px.com/photo/115733389/john-newmam-meo-mares-vivas-by-rui-ban...

https://500px.com/photo/115733387/diana-martinez-the-crips-meo-mares-viv...

https://500px.com/photo/115733385/lenny-kravitz-...

graceful

This was actually from an audition for one of my cosmetic product clients. I liked this image so much I thought I'd go ahead and do a full touchup and color work to make it perfect.

http://d1w5usc88actyi.cloudfront.net/styles/large/s3/photos/26813/07/16/...

https://fstoppers.com/photo/76535

Doug Stringham
graceful

hi my name is vinny

My name is vinny, i was a landscape and club/event photographer for 4 years, my passion has always been fashion and editorial, im planning to start of doing my first fashion shoot outdoor next month. i have the canon 5D mark 3 camera, 50mm 1.4 and a 24-70mm. i recently bought the elinchrom litemotiv to start of my shoot. cant wait to get...

Unretouched beauty

So I was going through my photos from a recent shoot and absolutely just fell in love with this picture as it is. No retouching (with the exception of painting out a nipple & logos). Just curious to see anyone's unretouched photos and your thoughts on mine!

https://d1w5usc88actyi.cloudfront.net/styles/full/s3/photos/3522/07/21/c......

Lightroom Retouching Outsourcing?

Hi. I'm wondering if any of you have experience with outsourcing your lightroom retouching? Does this model work well for you? What service do you recommend?

I think I saw a recommendation from one of the fstoppers writers in the comments to an article saying what service he used. It was a smaller operation I hadn't heard of before, but...

Bedtime story

4 image composite of my wife and son reading a bed time story. Processed in GIMP. Would love to know what you think. I know the bear looks fake, but that's because it was a photo of a stuffed bear I had from a while back.
Would appreciate any advice on lighting ect or what ever critique you think would help me. I'd like to do something...