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Posing the Bride & Groom

This is one issue I face more than any. I'm pretty confident with people but when it comes to just the three of us I feel like I loose some confidence. I don't like to pose couples too much and just let them position themselves how they feel comfortable, but realise sometimes it's necessary. I think I can get the couple relaxed and happy, just...

My first wedding....

Hello,

beginning this year good friends of mine asked me to shoot their wedding this April....

To introduce my self....I'm just an 28 year old hobby photographer from Germany....

After the first proud feeling I start regret and I got scared :D
I have never done something else which is as important than a wedding of...

Meeri and Sanaipei

Meeri (left) and Sanaipei are Maasai tribeswomen visiting from the village of Maji Moto, Kenya (http://majimotomaasaicamp.com/). They gave a fascinating talk on what is like growing up as a Maasai from a woman's perspective. When I saw them I just had to take a photo of them. After the event I asked if I could take headshots of them and they...

Cinematic Headshot Help

Hello my name is Don and I purchased the "The Cinematic Headshot". I'm looking forward to mastering this style but I'm running into a technical difficulty. First, I'm a little confused about if Dylan said his flashes were set on ETTL/TTL or manual. I set my flash to manual. Second, when Dylan was shooting Maurice, at one point he shot at f/3.2...

The Main St. Project - A Collection of Environmental Portraits - Update 1*

The Main Street Project was originally created by Ethan Bender as a personal, community-driven project. Born from his passion for visual detail, the idea started as a way to create content for his personal portfolio while at the same time giving back to the community.
The plan was simple. Ethan would approach businesses and offer to do an...

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.