Category: Featured Mola Users

Mola user: Emily Soto – Gregg Sulkin shoot

Today the lovely Emily Soto brings us a shoot with british actor, Gregg Sulkin. For this shoot for Glamaholic Magazine, Emily uses the 22″ white mola demi and the 28″ white mola setti softlights. bts video… and the final stills… www.emilysoto.com & www.facebook.com/EmilySotoFashionPhotographer

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Mola user: Jonathan Dear on weddings

Mola user: Jonathan Dear on weddings

Australian wedding photographer, Jonathan Dear brings us some lovely wedding day images he has created with the white 22″ Mola Demi. “I love the portability of the Demi. I have tried??soft-boxes, umbrellas and wide reflectors over the years but nothing compares to the Mola Demi. I can have it setup real fast and I don’t have to worry about wind outdoors.” He uses a lightweight 600w Profoto lithium pack with the Demi mounted on a boom-stick and held by an […]

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Mola users: Epaillard + Machado – Face Bike Project

Talented French photography and film-making team, Epaillard and Machado, bring us a very interesting project they recently lensed. During the 31st International Motorcycling Meeting in Faro, Portugal, they approached bikers to make non-traditional portraits of them. This event attracts some 80,000 people each year so they weren’t short on subjects to photograph! Doing away with makeup, fashion and possibly every hint of conventional fashion beauty, they photograph some tough-looking bikers. In fact they were all very kind and very interested […]

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Mola user: Miguel Jacob - Marlowe Campaign

Mola user: Miguel Jacob – Marlowe Campaign

Toronto fashion photographer, Miguel Jacob, brings us some gorgeous images from his recent shoot for the Marlowe Fall/Winter 2012 Campaign. These shots for the Italian knitwear fashion label were created with a white 28″ Mola Setti with a black 20? grid. Shot at S1 Studios, Toronto. www.migueljacob.com miguel-jacob.tumblr.com

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Mola user: Fiona Quinn - Tokyo Swan

Mola user: Fiona Quinn – Tokyo Swan

Regular contributor Fiona Quinn from New Zealand brings us another gorgeous editorial titled, ‘Tokyo Swan’. Here she used the white 28″ Mola Setti for the photos and the last photo for the Wellington Style cover was with a white 22″ Mola Demi. Fiona has been recently running some fashion and beauty workshops in New Zealand and some plans to bring them to Australia. You can find more about her workshops on her website here: workshop.fionaquinn.co.nz. (again, as with the new […]

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Mola user: Polina Osherov - Indiscretion

Mola user: Polina Osherov – Indiscretion

Polina Osherov is a commercial fashion & portrait photographer working out of Indianapolis, IN. She loves being a visual storyteller, creating tales of romance and heartbreak with her team using strong directional lighting that lends a cinematic quality to her work. In this shoot titled ‘Indiscretion’, Polina uses a white 22″ Mola Demi. We love the old film noir look she re-created to tell this story.   polinaosherov.viewbook.com blog.polinaosherov.com  

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Mola user: Michael Corsentino - self portrait

Mola user: Michael Corsentino – self portrait

San Francisco based photographer, Michael Corsentino brings us a great setup for shooting your own headshot. Mike keeps it simple using a white background, one light modified with a white 22″ Mola Demi with diffusion sock and a curved reflector. Usually creating your own self portraits can be quite tricky, but Mike uses a wireless approach allowing him to fine-tune the camera / lighting from his posed position. (read more about that here) and the fabulous result… www.corsentinophotography.com www.corsentinoblog.com

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Mola users: Kat + Duck – Tarred & Feathered

We have had a number of amazing submissions recently, from previous featured photographers and some new photographers. Today we introduce fashion and beauty photography team, Kat & Duck from Brooklyn, New York. They share with us a recent editorial they shot for Z!NK magazine titled ‘Tarred and Feathered’. In this shoot they used a white 22″ Mola demi with OPAL central deflector and a black grid. Here are some of their stunning images, with the final inclusions in Z!NK at […]

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Mola user: Nelson Lai - Sloans shoot

Mola user: Nelson Lai – Sloans shoot

Dipping back down-under, we say g’day to Sydney fashion photographer, Nelson Lai. Nelson brings us some lovely images from his recent photoshoot for Sloans, a high-end hair stylist in Sydney. Nelson used two Mola’s to light these shots. The fill light was a white 28″ Mola Setti unsocked with OPAL central deflector and the main light being a white 22″ Mola Demi with white mola flxgrid. Mola was the first to bring the white grid to the market. It offers […]

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Mola user: Jonathan Dear - Winter Portfolio build

Mola user: Jonathan Dear – Winter Portfolio build

Australian wedding photographer, Jonathan Dear brings us some lovely winter images (Australian winter currently) he lensed recently as part of a model’s portfolio build. All the following images were lit with the white 22″ mola demi with stacked central OPAL + PAD diffusers. Either the diffusion sock was used to get some really sort subtle lighting for fill or the white 22″ mola FLXgrid was used for some more angled light. www.vibrantphotography.com.au www.vph.co/blog

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Mola user: Emily Soto - The Whispering Tale

Mola user: Emily Soto – The Whispering Tale

This time we bring you back to the work of inspirational fashion photographer??Emily Soto. In this editorial for Coco Magazine Emily uses a white Mola 28″ Setti diffused with the standard sock. Along with the beautiful images below, is a bts video from the shoot.   and a behind-the-scenes video from this shoot: www.emilysoto.com www.emilysotoblog.com

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Mola spotted: Yu Tsai – Rose McGowan, Contributor Magazine

Spotted! We spot a 33″ Mola Euro in this bts video by photographer Yu Tsai. Yu lenses actress Rose McGowan for Contributor Magazine, and make it look a whole lot of fun. and some of the stills below: ??further amazing work at??www.yutsai.com

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Mola user: Fiona Quinn - One Fine Day

Mola user: Fiona Quinn – One Fine Day

New Zealand fashion photographer and regular contributor??Fiona Quinn,??is back with this gorgeous shoot titled ‘One Fine Day’ shot for Remix Magazine. “I am a bit of a collector so this shoot was a chance to use some of my vintage retro pieces. Laura Jade goes from daytime Diva to Night time Vixen – not many people can look like that in a catsuit!” In this shoot Fiona rocks the white 28″ Mola Setti, either diffused with the standard sock or […]

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Mola user: Fiona Quinn workshop

Mola user: Fiona Quinn workshop

Wow so its been a while. It’s good to be back! New Zealand fashion photographer, Fiona Quinn, recently ran a fashion photography workshop. “This time we explored shooting for different magazine genres and working with new season Winter trends to produce shots that are current and fashion forward. Both shots use simple lighting techniques but produce quite different results.” she says. here are some final images Fiona provided us with as well as a behind-the-scenes shot of her setup. In […]

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Mola user: Emily Soto - Steady as the Beating Drum shoot

Mola user: Emily Soto – Steady as the Beating Drum shoot

Fashion photographer Emily Soto is back beating our drum with this editorial shoot using the white Mola 28″ Setti. This shoot was an editorial for SugarKiss magazine. Below is some frames from the shoot with a behind-the-scenes video at the end of her in action. www.emilysoto.com & www.emilysotoblog.com

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Mola user: Fiona Quinn - The Forest shoot

Mola user: Fiona Quinn – The Forest shoot

Fiona Quinn makes a trip over for Spring in Sydney, shooting the editorial ‘The Forest’, for the summer edition of M2 Women’s Magazine. “I wanted this shoot to be soft and a little earthy – working with the natural light and subtle lighting – colours and textures and a natural environment.” says Fiona. Fiona lights these portraits with a white 22″ Mola Demi with stacked PAD + OPAL diffusers and varying use of the diffusion sock. Once again we love […]

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Mola user: Fiona Quinn - Other World shoot

Mola user: Fiona Quinn – Other World shoot

Heading into summer down in the southern hemisphere, New Zealand photographer and frequent contributor Fiona Quinn is back with a stunning black-sand shoot. ‘Other World’ was an editorial for M2 Woman’s Magazine. Fiona lit these photos with a white 22″ Mola Demi with PAD deflector, unsocked except for the last closeup where the diffusion sock was used. Again make sure you check out Fiona’s blogpost on the shoot here. We look forward to seeing summer through the eyes of Fiona […]

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Mola user: Fiona Quinn - Veuve Noir shoot

Mola user: Fiona Quinn – Veuve Noir shoot

Fiona Quinn makes our heart skip a beat again with her beautiful rendition of her ‘Veuve Noir’ shoot published in M2 Womans Magazine. Fiona lit this with a white 28″ Mola Setti, shot in studio at Kingsize Studios in Auckland, NZ. More workshops are planned for early 2012 by Fiona in New Zealand – make sure you get a chance to read up on them on her blog (includes previous workshop images) More thoughts and images on Fiona’s Veuve Noir […]

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Mola user: Polina Osherov - Living Doll shoot

Mola user: Polina Osherov – Living Doll shoot

We recently came across a lovely shoot ??by talented Indianapolis??fashion photographer,??Polina Osherov. Here Polina uses a speedlight mounted on the Mola Lumi bracket with the 22″ Demi. “For lighting, I used my Mola beauty dish as the key light and filled either with available light or one of my speedlights bounced off a reflector. The hair light was either John?۪s video light or one of my AB800s with the snoot modifier.” One of the advantages of using a speedlight with […]

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Mola user: Emily Soto - Monique Victoria

Mola user: Emily Soto – Monique Victoria

Chances are, if you’ve ever googled ‘mola setti’ you would have come across Californian fashion photographer??Emily Soto’s gorgeous work. In this shoot, Emily Soto shoots America’s Next Top Model contestant – Monique Victoria at the beach with a white 28″ Mola Setti and Alienbees flash. [youtube width=”640″ height=”360″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUE2EEj2kqY[/youtube] and some finals from the shoot above… Make sure you check out Emily’s blog and Youtube feed for some more behind-the-scenes and beautiful photography. www.emilysoto.com

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