"Shooting with the model’s eyes closed is vital"

UV Portrait Shoot
Neon Dream. Make-up artist: Jane Charlotte Andrews, Model: Margarida DeOrus (Image credit: Marcus Morgan)

This captivating portrait was created with UV Strip lights and careful exposure setting consideration - as the task of balancing ambient light with UV light is not the easiest.

Titled Neon Dream, photographer Marcus Morgan created the image with a Sony A7R III and a Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM lens (at 1/160sec, f/2, ISO800). 

UV Portrait Shoot
Marcus Morgan

Portrait and fashion photographer Marcus Morgan is based around Bristol, UK. He initially started out concentrating on landscape and architectural photography before shifting his focus to portraiture six years ago.


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.