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Anatomy of a fashion photo shoot

  • Needs a date

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  • From member Dr. Mark Zablotsky
    1. A Punch list for each shoot that the photographer must address??? i.e. The who (which models, make up and hair people, helpers/grips and why). The what (what costumes, what lights, what props, and why)? The where (studio or on location, type of lighting available or what needs to be brought)? Logistics (i.e. contracts, time lines, model releases)?? The time (meaning planning, preparation before shooting, shooting times, tear down, and post processing???The budget (what will it cost to pull all this off)???
    2. How do you pick and deal with hair and make up folks? Does the make up need to be selected based on the lighting you’re using? How does the artist communicate with the photographer and vice versa?
    3. Use of backgrounds, stages, other props?
    4. Big picture/peripheral issues, i.e. Networking, electronic/cyber marketing, meeting potential clients/galleries, etc., websites, portfolios (yours and helping models with theirs) how to make a presentable one.
    Not sure what else to think about…

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  • Julia C.

    Looking forward to it, will be great to see you all, it's been too long. Trying to take some me time with a busy business is tough. 😊😊😊😊😊

    May 2, 2015

  • Tim E.

    Thanks for the notes. We have done this meetup a few times in the past. I'm looking at doing another session early summer.

    April 9, 2015

    • Alesia M

      Okay keep us posted. Was there a cost in the past?

      April 9, 2015

  • Alesia M

    I'm with Pamela, before I can truly commit and RSVP, I'd like to know the date, cost, location etc...

    1 · April 9, 2015

  • Pamela

    I want to go but need , date, cost, place. I hate to Rsvp and then schedule won't work

    1 · April 6, 2015

  • Mark V R.

    I can't find info on it at action camera. Is it going to cost $85 like there other classes?

    October 4, 2014

    • Tim E.

      Mark this one is at $119 there are a few spots left as on this morning.

      October 4, 2014

  • Tim E.

    So I will be doing a class like this at action camera on
    SAT 10/11 from 10:30am to 2pm

    1 · October 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Please note the cost of this meetup activity?

    June 26, 2014

  • Mark V R.

    This seems to be an old post. Is it still going to happen?

    February 13, 2014

    • Tim E.

      Mark we have had 2 sessions. I am working on another one maybe in March.

      February 13, 2014

  • Steve F

    Okay, non sequitur. How much is a reasonable price for a wedding photographer? I need a person to photograph a wedding on June 21st 2014 in Grass Valley. [masked].

    January 22, 2014

  • Stacy

    WOW, lots of posts about date, I did not see any Location info. what type of place are you looking for???

    September 26, 2013

  • Doyle

    Hi Tim - Interested but following the dialogue/thread here is a bit overwhelming. Without a date and so many already showing an interest, seems like setting a date would be the first priority. For me, a somewhat busy type, it is always hard to say yes when all the pieces are not in order. Set the time, date cost and folks will more likely RSVP for real.

    2 · July 14, 2013

  • Pat H.

    Yes, I would love to attend. The topics sound great.

    April 19, 2013

  • Tim E.

    How many would still like to pre-register?

    February 2, 2013

  • Michele M.

    Looking forward to it!

    January 31, 2013

  • Tim E.

    I am working out the fees for the 16th. As it stands now the cost breaks out to between $85 and $100 per, the final cost will be determined once I have a better idea of how many will RSVP. If it helps I could have a preregistration period at $85. What do you think?

    January 25, 2013

    • Tim E.

      The plan is to be on the shoot with me as is work through the whole shoot. It's not designed as a shoot for your portfolio but shooting as things go is fine.

      1 · January 25, 2013

    • Tim E.

      Doug I would be ok with 15 to 20. I need 14 for sure.

      January 28, 2013

  • Daniela

    This looks like a great event. Will it be during the day?

    January 25, 2013

  • Tim E.

    How would the Feb 16th work for everyone?

    1 · January 18, 2013

  • Tim E.

    So I'm starting to work on dates. Are Saturdays good for most?

    January 13, 2013

  • Susan F.

    Saturdays are good for me.

    1 · January 14, 2013

  • Samantha H.

    Saturday is best. I'm coming from the Bay and looking forward to this event. Thanks.

    January 13, 2013

  • Christian L.

    very interested...evening please!

    January 13, 2013

  • Michele M.

    Tim, do you have a new date/s for this?

    January 11, 2013

    • Tim E.

      Working on them now.

      January 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I won't be able to attend. Just a heads up! Thank you so much for the opportunity though!

    January 11, 2013

  • Jason S.

    Yes, I would love to attend this meet up! Very interested in seeing this side of a photo shoot!

    January 11, 2013

  • shantel

    I would love to come i don't have a car so if I can find a way there I am interested.

    November 16, 2012

  • Tim E.

    Glad to see that there is some much interest in this. I'll have to look for some dates do do another session.

    June 26, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      keep us posted!

      October 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am extremely interested in this event, Tim :D

    September 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I like the idea. Just need to know the date and if there is a cost before I can commit. Definitely interested though.

    1 · August 17, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Do you need models for this or is it just for photographers?

    August 3, 2012

  • Michele M.

    Have high hopes I can be there!

    June 16, 2012

  • Brandy E.

    how much is this meet up?

    1 · June 16, 2012

  • Pablo B.

    Sounds great. Can't wait for more info.

    March 7, 2012

  • Catherine B.

    Very interested.....

    January 21, 2012

  • Shiva

    will be there if the date works.

    January 12, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would love to attend if the date and time is available and not conflicting.

    December 23, 2011

  • Roger S.

    Would like to attend but will depend on time and location.

    December 20, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    If the date works, I'll be there. Thank you Tim

    December 14, 2011

  • Gary M

    If the date works, I'm interested.

    December 9, 2011

  • Barbara J.

    If the date works I'll be there for sure.....

    November 10, 2011

  • Brad S.

    Would love to learn more about this aspect of photography.

    October 8, 2011

  • Michele M.

    I'm like Truman - if I can make it, I definitely will. Sounds absolutely great!

    September 30, 2011

  • Miranda J.

    Sounds very educational, I hope this happens!

    September 6, 2011

  • O. Truman H.

    Sounds like a fantistic workshop. If I'm available, I'll be there.

    August 30, 2011

  • O. Truman H.

    Sounds like a fantastic workshop. If I'm available, I'll definitely be there.

    August 30, 2011

  • Shelliey D.

    Sounds great!

    August 13, 2011

  • Julia J.

    Love to make it will decide when a date is posted.

    August 9, 2011

  • Don D.

    Im interested

    July 13, 2011

  • Jenifer H.

    as soon as you have a date let me know .

    July 11, 2011

  • Michelle

    Depending on the date chosen - I'd love to attend.

    June 26, 2011

  • Sabrina P.

    because I love photography...

    June 19, 2011

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