The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on High Fashion Photography in Las Vegas on March 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2022 with Super Models flown in from Los Angeles & NY and shooting in the Desert on Cracked Earth! 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 12 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 180 Magazine Editorials with 12 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.  Learn the secrets of high-end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting major editorials and ad campaigns!  

 

March 16, 2022 – Business Essentials & Shooting Day #1 is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high-end Fashion Editorial.  You will get to photograph a high fashion in studio fashion shoot on day 1 with a top tier agency represented fashion model.  You will have the opportunity to storyboard aesthetically powerful and emotive photographic images to develop an elite photographic fashion portfolio. You will art direct under the guidance of world famous Celebrity Fashion Editorial Photographer and TV Director & Host Kevin Michael Schmitz.  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. We will be going into detail about the business of photography, marketing, and negotiating usage rights and creative fees, networking, and self-promotion.  You will have an in-depth lesson on editing, post-production, retouching, color correction and consultation from a world-class retoucher.  Most importantly, we will help you strategize, design and implement your marketing campaign to reach key clients in commercial and consumer photography to take your business to the highest level!

 

March 17, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #2 will include You Commanding a Set and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience.  You will shoot a High-End Fashion Editorial on Location with World Class SuperModels from the Top Agencies from Los Angeles.  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 story 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 cinematic fashion 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. 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 to a $100,000 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!

 

March 18, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #3 will include You Commanding a Set on location at the Cracked Earth Desert right outside of Las Vegas. We will be shooting scaffolding, massive wind machines and incredible flowing dresses with Super Models.  You will be photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial.   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 story 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 cinematic fashion 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. 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 to a $100,000 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! 

 

March 19, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #4 will include You Commanding a Set on location once again at the Cracked Earth Desert right outside of Las Vegas. Day 4 is Critical to completing a 40 Image Cohesive Body of Work for your Master Portfolio.   You will be Creating a Mind Blowing Acrobatic Fashion Editorial Story with Flowing Dresses. We will be shooting scaffolding, massive wind machines and Super Models.  You will be photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial.  You will be mastering Art Direction, Learning all aspects of light modification, ProFoto Equipment and Manipulation of Natural Light with Giant Scrims and Bounces, you will create cinematic fashion story that will take your portfolio to the highest level.  You will also be learning how to Create Fashion Film with high end 4K Film Cameras, Ronin Gimbals and Drones.   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. 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 to a $100,000 per day production.  

 

March 20, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #5 will include You Commanding a Set on location once again at the Cracked Earth Desert right outside of Las Vegas. Day 4 is Critical to completing a 40 Image Cohesive Body of Work for your Master Portfolio.   You will be Creating a Mind Blowing Acrobatic Fashion Editorial Story with Flowing Dresses. We will be shooting scaffolding, massive wind machines and Super Models.  You will be photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial.  You will be mastering Art Direction, Learning all aspects of light modification, ProFoto Equipment and Manipulation of Natural Light with Giant Scrims and Bounces, you will create cinematic fashion story that will take your portfolio to the highest level.  You will also be learning how to Create Fashion Film with high end 4K Film Cameras, Ronin Gimbals and Drones.   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. 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 to a $100,000 per day production.

Business Essentials & Fashion Editorial Photoshoot #1

Day 1 & 2
$5895
$ 4995
  • ( DAY 1 & 2 )
  • Day 1 You will learn advanced fashion editorial art direction, marketing strategies, photographic business tactics, how to make more money and book more clients, and how to art direct and photograph a high-end Fashion Editorial & Ad Campaign!
  • Day 2 is the opportunity of a lifetime as you photograph some of the greatest images of your career and command a set that is the equivalent of a $60,000 per day production, allowing you to create a powerful body of work that can be used to market to major fashion brands and consumer clients!:
  • Learn to Negotiate usage rights and creative fees
  • Create detailed proposals priced correctly to land jobs
  • Work directly with a top celebrity Fashion Styling Team, and world-class Makeup & Hair Stylists to maximize the look, feel and style of your shoot
  • Command a $60k per day production set
  • 6+ hours of immersive, hands-on shooting experience
  • Shoot world-class top models from major agencies worldwide and even Super Models Flown in just for you to shoot!!
  • Mind Blowing high-end locations
  • $100,000 of studio lighting & photographic equipment at your disposal
  • Learn all aspects of advanced location lighting and how to manipulate natural light
  • Shoot a dynamic fashion story to create a world-class fashion portfolio!
GOLD

Photograph a High Fashion Editorial #2

3 Days
$8590
$ 7490
  • ( ALL 3 DAYS )
  • Day 3 you will walk on set and photograph a massive scale fashion editorial with Super Models on Location near Las Vegas. You will create a whole new editorial story for your portfolio. You‘ll shoot at a new setting with an entire new fashion story!
  • Everything from Day 1 & 2, PLUS:
  • We take you to a new, epic location for another massive scale fashion editorial
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Art Direct and Shoot a High End Fashion Editorial
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create a cinematic fashion editorial story that will take your portfolio to the highest level
  • Photographers who attended our workshops are now published in VOGUE, FLAUNT, L'Officiel, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, ELLE Magazine and The LA Fashion Magazine, and are even represented by top photography agents worldwide!
PLATINUM

Photograph a High Fashion Editorial #3

4 Days
$11290
$ 9890
  • ( ALL 4 DAYS )
  • Day 4 will develop into an even more epic production in the most spectacular photographic fashion editorial of the 4 days with a production level that is on an entire new planet of quality and over the top models, styling and level of awesomeness. These images will give you an opportunity to photograph some of the greatest fashion images of your lifetime!
  • Everything from Day 1 , 2, 3 PLUS:
  • Photographing a Fashion Editorial that is Straight out of a Dream as Each Shoot Day Progresses to an even more Epic Production
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Shoot a World Class Fashion Film Reel at the highest level
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create cinematic fashion campaign that will take your video reel to the highest level
  • You will film top tier broadcast quality video production with an 8K Camera and Art Direct an Epic Fashion Story
PREMUM

Photograph The Most Epic High Fashion Editorial #4

5 Days
$14990
$ 12890
  • ( ALL 5 DAYS )
  • Day 5 will culminate with the most spectacular photographic fashion campaign of the 5 days with a production level that is on an entire new planet of quality with over the top models, styling and level of awesomeness. These images will give you an opportunity to photograph the greatest images of your lifetime!
  • Everything from Day 1 , 2, 3, & 4 PLUS:
  • Photograph the Most Over the Top Fashion Campaign of the Entire 5 Days
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Shoot a World Class Fashion Film Reel at the highest level
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create an Even More Dynamic Cinematic Fashion Campaign that will take your video reel to the highest level
  • You will film another top tier broadcast quality video production with an 8K Camera and Art Direct an Epic Fashion Story
ELITE