Example of illumination using a direct 180cm translucent umbrella (Butterfly technique) and a translucent panel beneath the face of the subject. Glow effect on the left of the image created in post-production. Nikon D3 + Nikon SU-800, 3 Nikon SB-910 flash heads, Nikkor 70-200mm VRII f2.8G, 1/125sec@ f 2.8, ISO 400, Cloudy WB. Model: Emanuela.
NIKON OWNER RECOMMENDS: Simon Weir www.simonweir.com Simon Weir is based in London and specialises in photographing live performance (particularly classical music), contextual portraiture, wildlife and nature. Photograph: Benedict Lewis-Smith and Julian Collings who together are the Oxbridge Organ Duo. Equipment: Nikon D810 and AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G IF-ED Nikkor lit with off-camera SB-800 speedlights 7-shot composite (one for each portrait and one for the background)