Mannequin Madness

  • Needs a date

  • Needs a location

  • All of Houston
  • Our mannequin friends will taking a tour of Houston as our models. Our mannequins will be walking in stores, on top of buildings, in elevators, etc. Hopefully I get my hands on a male & female mannequin (Fred & Betty) Everyone attending must bring some sort of prop.

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  • Robert S.

    please tell me where this shoot will take place and when. If I can I would like to go. please email me the information. [masked] thanks

    September 13, 2013

    • Michele W.

      I haven't given up on this either. Waiting for cooler weather ...\

      1 · September 14, 2013

  • Arie M.

    If we wanted to do the classic shoot, first we need a good location where we have permission to shoot - preferably with the owner/renter there. As Fidel said, it'd be hard to make it be different than every other "strobist" shoot - in my opinion with or without real models. This option would require many resources: location, models/mannequins, lighting, right time of day, etc. The other option (one I prefer) is to stick with the original idea of having mannequins and be renegades and go around town. If we can find a few, I think that's half the battle and we can just hit the town with it. While I was in Dallas last month, I saw something similar to what we could do, but this was an art exhibit

    June 10, 2013

  • Aubrey H.

    Stephanie Kelley is a model I have worked with. Knows what she's doing.

    June 9, 2013

  • Richard P.

    If a good private location can be secured, I say use real models rather than "wasting" it on mannequins. I would be happy to co-feature the event in the Shabby Chic Models and Photographers group in order to recruit models.

    June 9, 2013

  • Aubrey H.

    This was posted around May 10, 2012 so it has been up for 1 year and 1 month and I would REALLY LIKE TO DO THIS BEFORE I DIE. I'm going to be 74 pretty soon so lets get it together and do it.....

    1 · June 9, 2013

  • Michele W.

    When is this scheduled?? What if we made it into a cocktail party shoot on top of some downtown skyscraper? I can ask some peeps who work there ...

    June 6, 2013

    • Michele W.

      modelmayhem? never heard of it. Will they do free or trades for photos or what? TY

      June 8, 2013

    • Arie M.

      I've done some fun projects on there in the past but it's like everything else. The more legit you are the less likely people will flake. I havent done any shoots off there lately so maybe they've changed.

      June 8, 2013

  • Evan C.

    This sounds awesome ☆彡

    1 · April 17, 2013

  • angelina

    Would love to attend. Unfortunatly it dwpends on the dates.

    February 6, 2013

  • Haley H.

    When and what time r u planning this event to be please?

    February 4, 2013

  • Michele W.

    I'm brand new. Would like to attend.

    February 4, 2013

  • Dawn

    I can supply airline garb and bags...

    January 7, 2013

  • Arie M.

    Any update on this? Or any other shoots? I'm even down with just meeting up somewhere and shooting and meeting others in the group.

    December 28, 2012

    • Aubrey H.

      NO PROBLEM ON THE POLICE CAR.... Let's have a meet up and talk about it... I thought it would be interesting to have Mannequins Standing Outside a Store display window withe all the Photographers inside the window with their cameras.

      2 · December 29, 2012

    • Arie M.

      That's pretty deep Aubrey!

      December 29, 2012

  • Aubrey H.

    I am home from my 30 day 9 Country European tour... Let's do this thing...

    1 · November 2, 2012

  • scott f.

    Sounds cool and unique, I have some props in mind already....will wait for details.

    October 10, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Anybody want to step to the plate as host of this meetup? Seems like a few are interested. I will be glad to help out some. We can plan it for when Aubrey returns to houston.

    October 3, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Who is interested in making this happen? It is up to us - so let's get a few together and work out the logistics and details & present it to the group.

    September 27, 2012

  • Aubrey H.

    HOPE it is not between Sept 28 - Oct 28 I will not be here.... I bought a mannequin and don't want to miss this event

    September 21, 2012

  • Laura Mansur G.

    I'd like to be there and I'll be looking for your date.

    1 · September 21, 2012

  • Bill M.

    I'm interested. Let's do it!

    September 14, 2012

    • Gary S.

      Cool Bill - Thanks for your interest. Pretty sure Noe is up for it too. Steve Young too I believe- supposed to see him tonite at SRO- Will get with them (& you) to see about a date that will work - Any body else interested please let us know. Got a location in mind too.

      September 14, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Any body interested in getting this meeting to finally happen? As mentioned earler- I have 2 (partial) female mannequins - front only from neck to upper thighs w/ hanger at top- flat black color- They can be dressed and hung
    ( 2 styrofoam heads could be easily added too if we can find em)
    I also have a hi quality 7 ft tall Harlem Globetrotter cardboard cutout- very realistic looking that would be a cool prop. Anybody else have anything cool for props- I can bring some musical instruments too. There is a lot of Highway construction right near me on 610 at 290- We could prob use some areas that are closed to traffic - with or without the workers around. Depends on what others think ( or I may just grab a partner and give it a shot to show 5-10 photos as a kind of DEMO.)

    September 13, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Yes Steve - All systems go. We had a nice little meetup on Sunday in Old Town Spring. Have not posted pics yet. Not sure of the fate of the mannequin Madness shoot- Last I heard we may revive it- but the plan is to have all details straight before we post the meetup. Think I got it right- If you have any questions or ideas- shoot Mark Richter an email. That part- I know is right.

    August 8, 2012

    • Steve Y.

      Great! Let me know if I can help!

      August 8, 2012

  • Steve Y.

    Are we back in business?

    August 8, 2012

  • Randy S.

    Sounds great but not available then. Thanks.

    July 25, 2012

  • Yanet

    I can bring a hat and a bellydancing Sword for props

    July 17, 2012

  • tony C.

    I would be up for this...I like different..!!

    June 28, 2012

  • julie l.

    What kind of props would we need to bring?

    May 31, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds FUN!

    May 27, 2012

  • Josh A.

    Well I'm still in the progress of getting the mannequins needed for this project.

    May 24, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Request to have this meetup Jun 19 or soon afterward- as I will be out of town till about then.

    May 23, 2012

  • Richard P.

    Perhaps we need to read "Mannequins for dummies?"

    May 20, 2012

  • Josh A.

    Awesome, that will be fun to use to. We have to talk more at the
    Meet & greet about this

    May 11, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Also have a hi quality 7 ft tall Harlem Globetrotter cardboard cutout- very realistic looking that would be a cool prop.

    May 10, 2012

  • Gary S.

    I have 2 (partial) female mannequins - front only from neck to upper thighs w/ hanger at top- flat black color- They can be dressed and hung
    ( 2 styrofoam heads could be easily added too if we can find em)

    May 10, 2012

  • Gary S.

    Depends on date- out of town 5-24 to[masked]

    May 10, 2012

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