Brandon Gilbert was born in London, England and came to the United States at a very early age. He is a fashion photography icon in the fashion industry specializing in E-commerce, editorials and designer look-books. With 20 years of experience under his belt, Brandon Gilbert has skills unlike any other. His fully equipped duplex located off of Park Ave offers a state of the art studio with all amenities. It is perfectly located for both in studio photo shoots and outdoor scenic shots. He prides himself on providing his clients with personalized, quality work by listening to their needs and adding a personal touch.
Brandon Gilbert possesses skills and experience that have led to him to establish Layla Models Management Agency, which quickly became New York’s premier boutique agency. Brandon Gilbert is offering a wide array of photography classes from capture to post production and is also introducing new workshops for those who want to break into modeling, workshops for those who want to gain skills as a fashion stylist, and even assistant photographer workshops.
He will be teaching small, individualized classes with a maximum of fifteen students allowing hands-on training on a personal scale. Every workshop will cover a different aspect of the photography and/or modeling profession. Workshops are reasonably priced for Brandon Gilbert’s experience and expertise. These classes are for everyone in the business from beginning photographers and models to advanced professionals.
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THIS IS SOME OF THE RAVE REVIEWS BRANDON HAS RECEIVED TEACHING OTHER WORKSHOPS FOR OTHER GRUOPS :
Susan scibetta I thought it was a great class. Knowing the actual lights needed and what they are are used for gave me the information needed to really start thinking about studio photography. ........ Nicole Solomon I agree. I learned so much. Thank you Brandon! ........ Connor This was an amazing workshop! I went in prepared to learn about all the necessary equipment needed for studio photography and came out with not only a list of what is needed/ recommended but also an understanding of how to use each of the pieces of equipment. Brandon was able to answer all of my questions as well as the groups and made sure the class was tailored to the level of the average attendee. I cannot wait to take another class with Brandon. Thank you for this excellent meet up- it was by far the best I have ever attended........ Angelica (Beilei) Very nice! Brandon is a great teacher! ............. yury lafontaine Great class, instructor was very articulate and helpfull........ A former member The instructor was excellent. His explanations were clear and I learned a lot from the session......... Mayur Banwasi Was great. Got to know some of the most basic tools and tips that we could easily do on the pics we take............... Mayur Banwasi This was my first meet up and I had a great time. Brandon was great in explaining all that goes into Fashion Photography. The model was great and we got some good shots and Brandon was constantly giving us tips and tricks to get the best shots. Looking forward to many more such meetups.......... Dawn Brandon taught us a great deal on how to photograph males and boudoir situations. We had a great model - easy to work with. I can't wait to take the female model version of this Workshop......... Jolene I'm excited to explore more male boudoir photography. Brandon's tips were on the money. Lots more to learn and I can't wait to slave my male friends by having them pose for me............... Simone Marques Amazing instructor and great studio... I couldn't be happier. Brandon knows how to teach, is a very funny guy and makes sure everyone have the opportunity to shoot and learn............. Jane Brandon Gilbert lights up my life! It was thrilling to be within a burst of lights taking photos...like a bit of heaven on earth. Aces to a teacher who makes you reach beyond your own expectations. I now know how to set up a studio and where to obtain the equipment. Thanks for a wonderful workshop........... Eric Great introduction to studio lighting!........... rockland It was very informative and a great experience to use Brandon's equipment.
Brandon is very honest about this aspect of his life and quite funny.
Also, a great group of attendees............... Tina Novak Brandon did an excellent job teaching the business of photography!!! He was open in sharing his personal experiences as a photographer!! He was organized, focused, and open to questions. It was one of the best meetups that I have attended this year!!!!............. Jane Brandon Gilbert is a master...he taught on an intimate level how to market and present our work, ascertain and serve the needs of our clients, handle the requirements of the shoot, negotiate, detail our contracts and delivery to the client. He is a very down to earth teacher. THUMBS UP!!............... Jeff Very informative workshop. Great value for money. Highly recommended!......... Milo Some great advice in the company of some cool people. We received some good advice on the proper mindset to take into a shoot. How to deal with people (and why). Followed by a session with a real model, and she was very professional and easy to work with......... bob mckenna excellent. brandon was very forthcoming about his skills and equipment. his assistant, iris, was a very patient model for our photographic efforts......... Michael Vorel Good education, good discussions between all. Studio shoot time was excellent example of nuances which occur during the setup and a reminder to just move thru them towards success............ Cesar Rodriguez It was interesting to see how many lights were required to light a shoot in the studio. The information and insight Brandon provided will be useful in my future endeavors with Studio Photography.......... Joseph Capers The meetup was my first and it was better than expected. It was nice picking the brain of a seasoned photographer about the intangibles. He was very open with his knowledge and willing to teach. His staff was excellent also, especially Iris, his assistant/videographer/model Thank you Iris for your patience!.......... Simone Marques This was the workshop that I´ve been waiting for a long time. Brandon not only is an amazing photographer, but a great teacher! Time passes by so fast when you are having fun... I can´t wait for more! Thanks you all!.......... Polly Whitehorn Brandon was great! He answered all our questions about studio lighting and more!.....
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