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The Photography Workshop Series is the Most Elite Photographic Educational Workshops in America and published now in 175 nationally published magazine editorials with 10 covers. It is directed by Advertising, Celebrity and Editorial Fashion and Lifestyle Photographer Kevin Michael Schmitz, who is represented in Los Angeles by JorgePerezReps.com and in New York by AAREPS.com. For over 11 years, Kevin Michael Schmitz has directed the "The Photography Workshop Series" with fantastic success teaching 120 workshops in LA, NY, Chicago, Denver, Miami, Napa Valley, Newport Beach, Dallas, Atlanta, Santorini, Morocco, Bali, Tanzania and France to photographers from all over the world.

What makes our workshops unique, is the high quality and production value. We are sponsored by ProFoto with over $100,000 of Location Lighting Equipment. We work with the top Celebrity Wardrobe Stylists, Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists and cast fashion models from agencies such as ELITE, FORD, Wilhelmina, Pinkerton, Models International, LA Models, NEXT, Vision and Nous. The workshops are completely hands on, one-on-one and designed around learning advanced lighting techniques and building a high end commercially marketable portfolio that will take your career to the next level. I hope that you checkout our workshops on this page as well as the tried and true workshop series at www.PhotographyWorkshopSeries.com

Please contact Kevin@PhotoWorkshopSeries.com if you have any questions

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MAD MEN Fashion Workshop on Lifestyle Photography in Chicago

The Photography Workshop Series presents a MAD MEN Fashion Workshop on Lifestyle Photography in Chicago on August 25, 26, 27, 28, 2020. Directed by Celebrity Lifestyle Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host, Kevin Michael Schmitz, you will take your career to the highest level! August 25, 2020 – The Essentials Day is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high Lifestyle Advertising Campaign. You will have the opportunity to storyboard aesthetically powerful and emotive photographic images to develop an elite photographic portfolio. You will art direct under the guidance of world famous Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host, Kevin Michael Schmitz Represented by Jorge Perez Reps. You will learn proven strategies to maximize profits as a self-employed photographer with your own unique style of work and develop yourself with a strong presence in your niche industry. Our guest panelists will be an Executive Creative Director from an ad agency or Photography Agent Who Represents Top Photographers. This networking opportunity will give you the opportunity to connect with top decision makers and have your portfolio reviewed by an expert. August 26, 2020 – Lifestyle Health & Wellness Advertising Photoshoot Day will include You Commanding a Set and Photographing a Health & Wellness Lifestyle Ad Campaign for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience. You will photograph World Class Top Models from the Major Agencies in Chicago. You will have access to $100,000 of high end location & studio lighting & photographic equipment that will give you the opportunity to shoot a Lifestyle Advertising Story at the highest level. Learning all aspects of advanced location lighting and manipulation of natural light, you will create a dynamic lifestyle story that will take your portfolio to the highest level. You will work with a top Celebrity Fashion Styling Team and world class Makeup and Hair Stylist with a team of assistants to maximize the look, feel and style of your editorial. August 27, 2020 – MAD MEN Fashion Editorial Photoshoot Day will entail You Commanding a Set and Photographing fashion editorial for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience. You will shoot a vintage MAD MEN Fashion Editorial with World Class Top Fashion Models from the Top Agencies in Chicago. You will have access to $100,000 of high-end location & studio lighting & photographic equipment that will give you the opportunity to shoot a fashion lifestyle editorial at the highest level. Learning all aspects of light modification, ProFoto Equipment and Manipulation of Natural Light with Giant Scrims and Bounces, you will create a cinematic fashion story that will take your portfolio to the highest level. This will be the opportunity of a lifetime as you create some of the greatest images of your career and command a set that is equivalent of a $50,000 per day production. Photographers who attended our workshops are now published in VOGUE, FLAUNT, Marie Claire, ELLE Magazine and The LA Fashion Magazine and are even represented by top photography agents worldwide! August 28, 2020 – Fashion Editorial Photoshoot Day will entail You Commanding a Set, photographing another high end fashion editorial and Filming an epic fashion film for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience. You will shoot another high end vintage Fashion Editorial with World Class Top Fashion Models from the Top Agencies in Chicago. This will be the opportunity of a lifetime as you create some of the greatest images of your career and command a set that is equivalent of a $50,000 per day production. Photographers who attended our workshops are now published in VOGUE, FLAUNT, Marie Claire, ELLE Magazine and The LA Fashion Magazine and are even represented by top photography agents worldwide! Email: [masked] for pricing details! Options from $1295 and $8490!

EPIC New York Fashion Editorial Photography Workshop!!

The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on High Fashion Photography in New York on September 16, 17, 18, 19, 2020 following NY Fashion Week! Directed by Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer and TV Director& Host Kevin Michael Schmitz. This Elite experience will be focused on photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial with world-class SuperModels and Top Agency Represented Fashion Stylists with Epic Locations! Over the last 11 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 175 Magazine Editorials with 10 Covers! You will learn art direction, posing and executing an evocative and expressive Fashion Editorial that you will command a set and photograph for your own portfolio. You will learn all aspects of branding, marketing & maximizing your photographic business and connect major photographic industry decision-makers as panelists. Last year we had the Photo Editors at Glamour Magazine and Cosmo Magazine as expert Panelists! Learn the secrets of high-end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting major editorials and ad campaigns! For more information click here: https://photographyworkshopseries.com/new-york-2020/ Packages go from $1295 to $8490, it's exclusive, it's high production value, it's for those serious about getting to the next level. Are you ready to book 6 figure campaigns and get exposure to top photography agents? Contact our photography consultant: [masked] and get involved so you can shoot some of the most epic photos of your career!

ELITE MASTERCLASS, Only the Best! (LA)

Los Angeles

The image above was photographed at our Elite MasterClass Directed by Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer Kevin Michael Schmitz at The Photography Workshop Series. Experience our most Elite Photographic Fashion & Lifestyle Advertising Workshop of the year in Los Angeles on October 21, 22, 23, 2020! This Elite Experience will be focused on photographing and filming world class images and video for your portfolio and commercial reel. You will photograph and film world-class SuperModels with Top Agency Represented Fashion Stylists at epic locations in Los Angeles. Over the last 10 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 75 Magazine Editorials with 9 Covers! You will learn art direction, posing and executing an evocative and expressive Fashion Story that you will command a set and photograph for your own portfolio and commercial reel. You will learn all aspects of branding, marketing & maximizing your photographic business and connect with Several major photographic industry decision makers including a professional Art Director & Story Board Artist that will work personally with you to illustrate your own custom fashion & lifestyle story! Learn the secrets of high-end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting photographic and film production! That's 4 Epic Days, prices range from $1295 - $8490 https://photographyworkshopseries.com/los-angeles-2020/ Contact: [masked] for pricing options!

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