What we're about

Pro-Am Photography & Models is an educational resource, the most proven, active, hands-on photography group (https://www.meetup.com/Pro-Am-Photography-and-Models/manage/settings/basic/#) working with models for many miles around. Shooting creative events in studio and on location, plus classes from a real teacher: in directing, posing, lighting, photo retouching, wedding organization and more.

Pro-Am is supportive, honest, useful and personally orientated. Pro-Am has worked for all levels of experience for nearly 10 years. Over 3,000 worthwhile model events = excellent track record. Pro-Am seeks to provide an environment that is warm, friendly, professional, helpful and useful for everyone from beginner to professional. BRITT is a professional teacher here to assist the members - before during and after the events.

Pro-Am is your best choice - tried and tested, expert, safe, efficient, and invested.

Input from all members is requested so we

provide the activities that are most beneficial and enjoyable for you!

Members pay $25 membership fee annually. All can enjoy a range of events: 8 or more photo shoots per month and unlimited 1-1 classes upon request ... and of course some networking opportunities with other locals / experts / creatives.

Check out all of our image albums. Click 'CREATED' to see galleries in order

All kinds of artists have enjoyed and benefited from Pro-Am allowing them to move on to even greater things since 2009! https://www.meetup.com/Pro-Am-Photography-and-Models/photos/

PHOTOGRAPHERS:

All Styles are welcome, all levels of expertise. Do pay membership dues within first week - unless you wish to become An Organizer and run sessions. DM to ask.

More action, model interaction, direction and posing support, help re lighting, even camera settings, composition, AND post-production.

Ours is usually Non Commercial shooting. Promotional and publishing is OK. Image sales to a third party are not, unless model agrees in writing / on your own release.

FEES: Just $25 lasts a year, and entitles you to access, and participation, as well as advice and personal programming of events to suit YOU, wherever possible. Please send via Pay Pal o Bri@expressionunlimitedphotography.com

MODELS:

Free if over 18. Pro model coaching is also included FREE on shoots.

Images are edited and posted here high res in private gallery for you between 1 - 14 days after for your approval and we delete whatever you don't like, (if you type NOT MY FAVE on the image)

Prints most larger edits suitable for printing are posted - and FREE from most photographers.

$25 annual donation is welcome from ALL models and appropriate 14 days ofer you shoot with us

MINORS:

Minors 14 - 18 years should pay the shoot fee first time out, and become a member.

Children under 14 can pose free for images with us.

Always bring a custodial parent to oversee and to sign your model release.

Experienced / New reliable models only are welcome .... A 'no-show' or canceling within 24 hours will create a noice sent out with your info and image to inform all members of MeetUp you did that!

CREDITS:

All images we facilitate should be credited to the photographer and Pro-Am, with a link, if posted elsewhere please. Remember to note Make up and Hair professionals on an image whenever applicable

If you have any concerns do not hesitate to let BRITT know ...

Complaints about other members are taken seriously - and may get members banned.

DISCOUNTS:

Prior to 24 hours of the shoot there is a price reduction always already in effect, the published shoot or class 'fee' is for Members Only, with cameras please.

On the ''day-of'' cost of participation in the event may go up $5-$10, or else participation may not be available. So please give a least 24 hours notice if you intend coming.

CANCELLATIONS:

Our group is dedicated, busy, and professional. It can take immeasurable hours of work to get an event to go ahead - always in response to members who say they want it. So when you RSVP you are confirming a shoot.

Event info including meeting locations etc is posted and can be clarified in advance of any event.

We usually cannot provide a refund without a minimum 24 hours notice. No shows will not be refunded.

Your fee can always be applied to another event if sufficient notice is received or event is changed by us.

WHO IS BRITT?

A PROFESSIONAL TEACHER from London, England, experienced as a PHOTOGRAPHER and MODEL is group leader / primary instructor . BRITT is very capable talented teacher who cares about all her members. Her many years of useful experience on both sides of the lens makes her UNIQUELY QUALIFIED to help you. With her expertise and insight, she is able to create the scenarios needed, for far better model and photographer participation and images. Or so our Pro models say!

Britt shares equipment and studio, wardrobe, props, as well as tailored advice, and critique if you want it. Pro coaching for models and photographers 1-1 and at events is available - time permitting.

Pro-Am events offer FOUR different formats upon request:

Classes: Instruction on a specific subject - which includes audio or video presentations, personal demonstration, lecture or discussions with Q&A. Personal upon request, or group.

Workshops: Hands-on sessions on specific theme where we provide model, lighting and help setting up your camera and with lighting and composing your shots as needed. Attendees participate actively in photo shoot.

Group Photo Shoots: Photographers shoot independently. All levels of photographers, from beginners to those very experienced attend these events. Lighting can be provided for additional fee - published fee is for this who do not want or need lighting, and pay in advance.

Personal 1-1 time with a Pro Model: Professional models are hired and hosted in studio setting where you can shoot your individual ideas with assistance from BRITT in all important areas of posing, styling, lighting and model communication. Pro Models hired are always very experienced and considered exceptional - shooting Fashion, Lingerie and Art Nude.

We have RULES for Pro-Am, please make sure to look them over:

Pro-Am MUA and Hairstylists receive FREE membership. Request a shoot theme to suit your book and Britt can arrange it. Models can be as extraordinary and fantastic as your make up and hair stylist vision. Bring your fave face - or we will find models for you.

Pro-Am MODELS are granted and retain the RIGHT to approve or veeto the images we shoot. Models can ALWAYS attend a shoot dressed in ANY style they want and may have three looks, or more.

NOTE: 'This Season' designer wear cannot usually be shot non-commercial as a MeetUp, since as we work TFCD.

Pro-Am Photographers MUST please share their 5-10 fave images, edited within 2 weeks THANK YOU.

They can be posted in or album for the models and group - up to 10 mg. Please do not RSVP or attend if you are unable to post images for the model(s). Post processing assistance and classes are azalea upon demand, Kindly do NOT take behind the scenes images of models or anyone on the shoot without prior agreement.

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