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Kevin Michael S.



San Francisco, CA
Hometown: San Francisco

Organizer since:

August 16, 2011


What makes you passionate about Photography? Can you tell us about your experience and specialty in photography?

Photography is my life. From the conscious to deep within my unconscious, I am a conceptual image maker and creator. I have my bachelors degree in photography and pursued my Masters of Fine Arts in photography at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco to be a professor of photography. I have shot over 35 magazine editorials and covers, large scale advertising campaigns, book covers, movie covers, album covers and celebrities. I have been directing the Location Lighting Photography Workshop Series for 3 years.

What is your main email address, website and contact number?

Kevin Michael Schmitz Represented by AA Reps, Inc. LA[masked] Mike Mendelsohn & Antonio Adriao NY[masked] 380 Lexington Ave 17th Floor New York, NY 10168 [masked] [masked] | [masked]

What would you like to learn about Photography or Lighting Techniques?

I am always learning new advanced cutting edge lighting techniques and implementing them into the workshop series as well as my advertising campaigns. Annie Liebovitz is my biggest inspiration.

Are you interested in attending a Location Lighting Photography Workshop to take your career to the next level?

I attend, produce and direct every one of them :) over 38 Succesfull location lighting photography workshops to date!

Do you have any people that you know who may be interested in learning more about Photography? If so please list their contact information and refer them to our MeetUp Group.

Yes I have two meetup groups with over 900 photographers who follow this workshop series


I am an advertising, celebrity and editorial fashion photographer in LA & NY. Represented in NYC by AAREPS, I mostly shoot large scale advertising campaigns. I am the director of the Location Lighting Photography Workshops www.ProFotoWorkshops­.com

What Kevin Michael S. is saying about this Meetup Group

The Best Workshop Series in the United States. Period. The quality of the production is unparalleled and gives photographers the opportunity to learn advanced lighting techniques, art direction, self promotion, networking, finding your photographic vision and taking your career to the highest level. You will have the opportunity to photograph with a highest level of celebrity stylists, top fashion models, incredible locations and learn advanced location lighting techniques!!!


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