BluWater is a LICENSED family run group that produces professional, organized, seasonal, themed photography events and monthly workshops for both models and photographers. Most events and workshops include models, few will be scenic only, in the Southern East Coast areas of the US, which includes, but is not limited to --
North Carolina, Myrtle Beach SC, Savannah Georgia, and many other intriguing locations, indoors and out.
These Photography Events are not only professionally organized, fun, and well run...they are also GREAT ways to NETWORK, get NOTICED, and to SHARE our ART and EXPERIENCES in a Very CREATIVE and EXCITING way for ALL ARTISTS; Photographers, Models, Musicians, Fine Artists, Performing Artists, and more. Along with creating some AMAZING PHOTOS ~ you never know what Great Things may come from getting involved in a group setting...ESPECIALLY A BLUWATER ONE...we have seen some pretty incredible business connections take place, collaborations creatively, and A LOT of GOOD FOLKS MAKING NEW LIFE-LONG FRIENDSHIPS that BEGAN at our events; this we are ESPECIALLY PROUD OF. : )
A bit about the Founder of these creative events --
Momma Tessa has been active in the model, talent, and theatre industries since 1990. She began as a Make Up Artist at age 17, and is now proudly 48 yrs old. Some of her works in her long resume include, but are not limited to --
*Make Up Artist & Stylist -Seattle, NYC, NC.
*Theatre Director - Acting Coach & Actress, WA State, NYC.
*Model Coach -Seattle, NYC, NC.
*Photographer - Seattle, NYC, NC.
*Entertainment Director for the HELP, (Homeless Employment & Lodging project) Olympia WA.
*Theatre Director & Instructor - Christian Youth Theatre, (CYT) of Spokane WA.
*Event Coordinator, Theatre Director - Spokane School District, WA.
*Organized various Group Shoots for many years in Seattle WA.
...and many more.
*Model, Talent, & Photography Ref's available upon request*
Miss A U T U M N -- MODEL INSTRUCTOR, MODEL, ASSIST MUA & HAIR STYLIST.
ANTHONY -- ASSIST ORGANIZER, MODEL, IT.
REX -- SECURITY, GRAPHICS & ASSIST
KARI -- ASSIST, MODEL & SPONSOR
STEVEN -- ASSIST & ASSIST SECURITY
JENN -- MUA, (MU APPRENTICE TO CONTESSA)
CHRIS WALT - LIGHTING INSTRUCTOR
CURTIS HAMILTON - LIGHTING INSTRUCTOR
*These incredibly talented folks make each BluWater experience even more special!!*
BluWater Seasonal Events May Include --
The NC Bikini BEACH Bash - this year set for JUNE 23RD, 2012!!
The BattleShip Shoot & Tour!!
THE SPRING BUNNY BASH -- A Romantic Winter Shoot & Getaway - *THIS ONE IS ONLY PLANNED IF WE HAVE SNOW IN THE NC MOUNTAINS - THIS YEAR WE HAVE NOT HAD MUCH OF ANY SO IT WILL NOT TAKE PLACE UNTIL 2013*
The HALLOWEEN Bash
...and potentially many others.
WORKSHOPS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO--
and our sexy & unique..."UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH....." and...the exciting & PRIVATE
~ "DREAM GIRL" ~Workshop & PRIVATE SHOOT Series ~
PLEASE READ --
*No models under the age of 18 are permitted to attend any BlueWater events, or workshops, UNLESS they have a parent, or a LEGAL Guardian, present with them at the event, throughout the entire time of the event; this is strictly enforced! Upon reading this - you state that you are of the age of 18 years or older, and will show proof of legal ID prior to any and all BluWater events you attend. *It is your full responsibility to show proof of legal ID.*
*Although I personally have no issues with nude photographs, I do feel that if they are to be done at all they should be in "good taste" and as ART.* BluWater will on occasion produce some nude private photo shoots in a series. ...and some partial nudity MAY be done during the Snow Bunny and Spring Bunny annual events* ANY NUDE SHOOTS, ETC...OR EVEN PARTIAL NUDITY... WILL BE MARKED IN THIS MEET UP GROUP AS-
**CAUTION -- NUDITY**
THEREFORE IT IS IMPORTANT TO LOOK FOR THAT PRIOR TO OPENING ANY ANNOUNCED MEET UPS...AND ANY ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IS NOT ALLOWED TO OPEN THOSE MEET UP ANNOUNCEMENTS!!
*I am called Momma Tessa for a reason folks, my daughter is a model/artist/musician who also attends and sometimes helps in the organization of these events, and is an Instructor. I am very watchful, and I am very loving & protective of the models we work with - with out getting in the way of a safe, great time, and true artistic expression! --
*All models are highly encouraged to bring an escort to each any every event they are booked for...unless space is an issue.
*All models must remain on the shooting grounds and may not be taken off by ANY photographer at any time through out the duration of any and all events produced by BluWater.
*We have a staff of volunteer security*
*Although I do my very best to keep every event safe and enjoyable, and although we do have some security in place, you are ALL , models, photographers, any guests, and any other talent that may be booked, are fully responsible for your selves!
*At ANY and ALL BluWater events and or workshops, etc...you attend you are completely 100% responsible for yourself and your guests, upon attending any event you state that you have fully read this entire page, fully understand every word written, and shall hold BluWater, their volunteers, associates, heirs, etc... 100% HARMLESS in the event of any and all accidents, theft, loss of property, injury of any kind, social disturbances, and in the unfortunate incidence of loss of life. You, as an attendee, also fully agree to gift to BluWater, our choice, any photos we would like to have from our events, workshops, etc...in order to promote BluWater, knowing that in return you as Artists are also being promoted on our meet up page, web sites, and promo pages like fb, etc...photos may also be used in tactile portfolios, as office decor, etc...and in published books at BluWaters discretion.
PHOTOGRAPHERS RETAIN COPY RIGHTS, ALTHOUGH UNDERSTAND THAT BLUWATER IS GIFTED, AS ARE THE MODELS, AS PER THE UNDERSTANDING WRITTEN ABOVE, AND BELOW.
AT EACH EVENT, WORKSHOP, ETC...MODELS ARE GIFTED BY THE ATTENDING PHOTOGRAPHERS, 3 TO 5 FULLY EDITED PHOTOS TO EACH MODEL THEY SHOOT WITH, AND NO MORE, PHOTOGRAPHERS CHOICE, WITHIN 20 DAYS FROM THE EVENT OR WORKSHOP DATE. *IT IS NOT BLUWATERS RESPONSIBILITY TO HUNT DOWN MODELS OR PHOTOGRAPHERS TO GET PHOTOS IN ON TIME - IT IS THE FULL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ATTENDING MODELS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS SO BE SURE YOU BRING CONTACT INFO TO EXCHANGE AT THE EVENTS OR WORKSHOPS YOU ARE BOOKED FOR. *IN ATTENDING YOU FULLY ACCEPT THIS.
*All monies/gifts contributed/collected are to assist in the organization of the events, workshops, etc...and by your contribution you fully understand this. Your contribution will typically pay for, Organization time, Scouting location & models, sometimes Pro Model Pay, Make Up Artists, Stylists, Location Fees, Extra Security if Needed, sometimes Food & Drinks, etc...it really all depends on the event.
*We do not offer any refunds*
New members must be approved by the Organizer
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Saturday, December 28, 2013 7:00 PM
Saturday, January 25, 2014 10:00 AM