What we're about

Collaborators will work on studio portraiture + outdoor portraiture. Locations and models are frequently posted to the group. We aim to host 3 events per month.

Our group is build on working together, having a social environment and creating not just the standard images you see on instagram.

The 2019 Album ; https://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronwilde/albums/72157712316498931

FAQs

Is there a membership fee?

No. Once you join the group , pay for what interests you . Join events when you’re available and the ideas strike a cord.

How often are events?

Premier events once per month. Shoot days street/studio every week. International trips, bi-annual.

What experience do I need?

I mean, the group is friendly and open to everyone. Some of the best results often come from fresh photographers. We appreciate , slow the pace and help you with any challenging elements to shooting portrait.

Do you offer tuition?

The group has a realm of experience in photography, technical lighting, dance and movement, creative arts and media.

Equipment?

Please bring camera appropriate for the shoot : Bridge, DSLR, Mirrorless, MediumFormat . **FILM CAMERAS WELCOME!!**Lighting solutions are provided. Always a bag of gadgets. Sony Shooters I have additional equipment (ie lenses and accessories).

Venues?

We are the only group on Meetup with access to specific venues for photography. This has been : museums, galleries, dockyards, soho bars numerous locations.

Prices?

£20 starting price. Street/Dance Shoots £35-£55Studio Shoots £60+Premier Shoots ~£100Warehouse Days £70-£100International Shoots (tbd)

Participate further?

Share your images to ThePhotography_Collective on instagram . After 1-2 events you can join our whatsapp group which contributes to the running of these shoots.

Editing ?

Tips and tricks shared at workshops.

Event Announcements?

Look out for regular emails and follow us @ https://www.instagram.com/thephotography_collective/

Our shoots will allow you 1-1 time interacting with the model - please be courteous to other members . Some shoots are pre booked 1-1 hours only.

T&Cs on the event pages.

Exclusive and private accesses coming in 2020 .

INSTAGRAM ThePhotography_Collective

Regulars Whatsapp Group (dm Aaron to be added)

Upcoming events (5)

Farringdon Rooftop Shoot , Austeja

Greville Street

£55.00

Welcome to our first activities !! - The Farringdon Rooftop Shoot . Farringdon Rooftops — One of our members has made available a rooftop . Model : https://www.instagram.com/austejaksk/ Austeja , joins us for a rooftop shoot in Farringdon - think industrial , with a view of St Pauls. More info on the location on my instagram stories Event photos includes recent images shot on the rooftop by Michael T . Model Time : 2.5 hours booked Outfits : Styled . Rooftop access : no issues expected, private rooftop, *small ladder to get up there*, we will have backup ideas shooting model shots on the streets around Farringdon. Weather : weather permitting or we will change the day , please be flexible to this . Group : Just four photographers are invited !! Moodboards and ideas : see photos *BEFORE SIGNING UP / AND BEFORE ATTENDING PLEASE CHECK OUR EVENT PAGES AND CORONAVIRUS PAGE FOR LATEST GROUP ADVICE* ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/270956923/?isFirstPublish=true General Terms and Advice ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271249777/ Ethos ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271875420/ FAQ ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271876647/?isFirstPublish=true Instagram ->>> https://www.instagram.com/thephotography_collective/

Farringdon Rooftop Shoot , Austeja

Greville Street

£55.00

Welcome to our first activities !! - The Farringdon Rooftop Shoot . Farringdon Rooftops — One of our members has made available a rooftop . Model : https://www.instagram.com/austejaksk/ Austeja , joins us for a rooftop shoot in Farringdon - think industrial , with a view of St Pauls. More info on the location on my instagram stories Event photos includes recent images shot on the rooftop by Michael T . Model Time : 2.5 hours booked Outfits : Styled . Rooftop access : no issues expected, private rooftop, *ladder to get up there*, we will have backup ideas shooting model shots on the streets around Farringdon. Weather : weather permitting or we will change the day , please be flexible to this . Group : Just four photographers are invited !! Moodboards and ideas : see photos *BEFORE SIGNING UP / AND BEFORE ATTENDING PLEASE CHECK OUR EVENT PAGES AND CORONAVIRUS PAGE FOR LATEST GROUP ADVICE* ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/270956923/?isFirstPublish=true General Terms and Advice ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271249777/ Ethos ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271875420/ FAQ ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271876647/?isFirstPublish=true Instagram ->>> https://www.instagram.com/thephotography_collective/

Barbershop Duo - With Raven Barbers Fitzrovia

Online event

£80.00

Hi! Barbershop takeover . Two male models working with us . This event is co-hosted by Aaron and Dharmesh The Photography Collective is going abit Sweeney Todd here . The whole event will have modern gothic style / smart and dapper look / eclectic style of Jay's own . Venue : https://www.ravenbarbers.com *Model (1) Model and filmaker Jay Beech https://www.instagram.com/jayybeech/ *Model (2) confirmed Lee Hoy , dancer with Billy Elliot amongst numerous credits. https://www.instagram.com/leejayhoy/ Format : Two Models and 5 Invited Photographers making two teams. There are multiple spaces to shoot in and 3 hours to do so . We will aim to shoot two scenes at a time. Brief : We'd like you to get a mix of shallow depth of field environmental shots, creative shots and close ups. Lighting : Will be bringing Elinchrom and universal triggers. *BEFORE SIGNING UP / AND BEFORE ATTENDING PLEASE CHECK OUR EVENT PAGES AND CORONAVIRUS PAGE FOR LATEST GROUP ADVICE* ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/270956923/?isFirstPublish=true General Terms and Advice ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271249777/ Ethos ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271875420/ FAQ ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271876647/?isFirstPublish=true Instagram ->>> https://www.instagram.com/thephotography_collective/

Pastel Penthouse - Lily Krupa Shoot

Leman Locke

£95.00

Hi Guys! . In September we will shoot Lily Krupa . I've attached pictures of the venue & a link to Lily's profile . Model : https://www.instagram.com/lilly141214/ Lilly has experience as a lifestyle and lingerie model which will fit right in with the style proposed for this shoot . This shoot will be lifestyle and lingerie images - and we're looking for quality portraits from this session. Venue : Leoman Locke Suite : Sky Apartment Secured on *special permission* to shoot here. Clean design . Pastel pink + blue colours . We should get an interesting view from the hotel too! (Sky level) . Custom made pink sofa for their hotels . Previous Penthouse Shoots : https://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronwilde/albums/72157706675021881 Hourly £95 1.5 Hours £135 All sessions are 1-1 ( myself and Lily will be present ) Spaces :[masked].30 [masked] Photographers are welcome to arrive 15minutes before their space to set up. Coronavirus : If social distancing is still in place during September we will respect it . Kit : Wide aperture lenses advised! Making best of the pastel tones blurring. We will bring LED and Strobes for you. Specific Terms : Due to the coronavirus situation Lilly has confirmed shooting with us September 5th . But we may have to make changes to the model booking if our / her circumstances change . Please send your portfolio when booking . This should include lingerie shots or we would request a short intro statement from yourself . Please send your mobile number when booking (DM on meetup/instagram). And please request a time slot . *BEFORE SIGNING UP / AND BEFORE ATTENDING PLEASE CHECK OUR EVENT PAGES AND CORONAVIRUS PAGE FOR LATEST GROUP ADVICE* ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/270956923/?isFirstPublish=true General Terms and Advice ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271249777/ Ethos ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271875420/ FAQ ->>> https://www.meetup.com/The-Collective-Photographers/events/271876647/?isFirstPublish=true Instagram ->>> https://www.instagram.com/thephotography_collective/ 2019 Shoots ->>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronwilde/albums/72157712316498931

Past events (148)

The Boathouse . Lily Krupa Night-time Shoot

The Boathouse London

£105.00

Photos (1,439)