Pro-Am THE PREMIER Photography or Model group added to MeetUp:
We WELCOME Amateur to Pro Photographers, all kinds of Models, Actors, and accept Hair Stylists Make Up Artists & Body Painters FREE.
Safe, effective and fun shoots are planned to suit MUA's and models - which can be as extraordinary and fantastic as you are! Models can dress ANY style. Pro-Am models are granted and retain the RIGHT to approve or veto any of the images we shoot.
PHOTOGRAPHERS: ALL LEVELS Improve. Learn. Create.
ASSISTANCE: We offer expert assistance and help with all elements of shooting, pre and post production, as needed. We share equipment and studio use, as well as organized advice, and open networking, or critique. Professional photographers come for the ease, fun and pleasure of a shoot with Pro-Am. Other members may be brand new to working with lighting or models, and can work closely with an instructor so you WILL get results!
INSTRUCTION FROM A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER / PHOTOGRAPHER / FEMALE. MODEL: We are a unique group; the most established and successful in San Diego County. The group leader/primary instructor is a very capable qualified professional teacher with many years of useful experience on both sides of the lens. As a woman, along with her expertise, she is able to create the scenarios needed for better model and photographer participation and images.
MOST 'MEET-UPS' DO NOT PROVIDE… A fusion of both portfolio-building and photography techniques along with education in all elements involved at each event.
REPUTATION: Pro-Am has proved itself the number one, most professional, most caring, larger, more active and educational than any other! All kinds of artists have enjoyed creative and basic Pro-Am's events, support and expertise in classes, shoots, and workshops ... weekly since 2010.
PORTFOLIO BUILDING, PERSONABLE TEACHING: It's just as important to us as it is to you that we get a stellar final product -- and that you walk away with both education and art.
DEDICATION TO FINAL RESULTS: We all aim to post the best images here within 2 weeks and assist with this goal at every step. Lighting, model interaction and posing, camera settings and technical support, composition, post-production, any and all Q&A is provided at beginner and expert level.
ACCESS TO UNLIMITED SUPPORT: For models stylists and photographers, At and before or after the shoot! Help with posing, use of various lighting, direction, ettiquette and communication, camera support, composition, and using LightRoom or PhotoShop for post-production.
PRICING FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS: $21 annual subscription price, due within 4 days. Shoots fees apply. 50% discount on shoot fee if you bring a new member - sign up at least 4 days before the shoot.
PRICING FOR MODELS: Free two week trial. $21 annual subscription price due after 14 days. Shoots are FREE. Coaching is included FREE. Web images, some prints and most edits FREE.
DISCOUNTS: Prior to 24 hours of the shoot there is a price reduction in effect.
CANCELLATIONS: Our group is dedicated, busy, and professional. Once you confirm a shoot, we cannot provide a refund.
CREDITS: All images we facilitate should be credited to PRO-AM with a link if posted elsewhere.
SALES: NON COMMERCIAL model releases are used for portfolio an self promotion Sales to any 3rd party require further models involvement and agreement.
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