ELITE MASTERCLASS Los Angeles August 15, 16, 17, 2018

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The Photography Workshop Series presents The Elite MasterClass Experience on High Fashion Photography in Los Angeles on August 15 & 16, 2018! Directed by Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host, Kevin Michael Schmitz Represented by Jorge Perez Reps, you will take your career to the highest level! The Main Section on Fashion Editorial Will be Held on August 15 & 16, 2018 and the Optional Extra Shoot Day on Lifestyle Advertising Photography will be held on August 17, 2018. This Elite Experience will be focused on photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial with world-class SuperModels and Top Agency Represented Fashion Stylists with the location featured in these images! Over the last 8 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 56 Magazine Editorials with 9 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 with 7 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 editorial! Learn the secrets of high-end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting major editorials and ad campaigns!

August 15, 2018 – The Essentials Day is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high-end Fashion Editorial and Lifestyle Ad Campaign. You will have the opportunity to storyboard with a professional Illustrator StoryBorad Artist for an aesthetically powerful and emotive photographic creative brief to develop an elite photographic fashion portfolio. You will work with a professional art direct on set as well as under the guidance of world famous Celebrity Fashion Editorial 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. We will be going into detail about the business of photography, marketing, and negotiating usage rights and creative fees, networking, and self-promotion. Most importantly, we will help you strategize, design and implement your marketing campaign to reach key clients in commercial and editorial photography to take your business to the highest level!

August 16, 2018 – The Photoshoot Day 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 with World Class SuperModels from the Top Agencies in 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 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!

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Essentials

Day 1
$ 995
  • ( DAY 1 ONLY )
  • Day 1 is focused the business of photography. You will learn how to maximize your business as a photographer, and how to art direct a high-end advertising campaign photo shoot. We teach you the strategies and give you the tools to take your business to the highest level!
  • Create concepts for shoot days
  • Design storyboard with Graphic Artist
  • Develop a an elite photographic portfolio
  • Learn proven strategies to maximize profits
  • Discussion with Guest panelists: Ad agency Executive Creative Director or Photography agent
  • Connect and market to top industry decision makers
  • Expert portfolio review
  • Design and implement marketing strategies to reach key clients in commercial and consumer photography.
  • Negotiate usage rights and creative fees
  • Create detailed proposals priced correctly to land jobs
  • Editing, post-production, retouching and color correction
  • Agency Access Database - list of 64, 000 top decision makers in North America & Europe you can market to. Valued at $4000/year. We provide it for free as part of our workshop!
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Photoshoot #1 Fashion Editorial

Day 2
$ 3295
  • ( DAY 1 & 2 )
  • Day 2 is the opportunity of a lifetime as you create 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 brands and clients!
  • Everything from Day 1, PLUS:
  • Photograph a High-end Fashion Editorial Ad Campaign
  • Command a $60k per day production set
  • 6+ hours of immersive, hands-on shooting experience
  • Shoot world-class top models from major agencies in New York
  • Access to a multi-million dollar high-end location
  • $100,000 of studio lighting & photographic equipment at your disposal
  • Staff of assistants to help create and capture your vision
  • Learn all aspects of advanced location lighting and how to manipulate natural light
  • Shoot a dynamic lifestyle story to create a world-class portfolio
  • Work directly with top celebrity Fashion Styling Team, and world-class Makeup & Hair Stylists to maximize the look, feel and style of your shoot
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Photoshoot #2 Lifestyle Campaign

Day 3
$ 5790
  • ( ALL 3 DAYS )
  • Day 3 brings you to an entirely new location and set where you will create a whole new and unique set of epic images for your portfolio. You‘ll shoot at a new setting with different models, stylists, wardrobe, props, etc.
  • Everything from Day 1 & 2, PLUS:
  • We take you to a new, epic location
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Shoot a Lifestyle Ad Campaign at the highest level
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create cinematic fashion story that will take your portfolio to the highest level
  • 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!
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