Elite MasterClass Photography Workshop Series 2020

The image above was photographed at our Elite MasterClass Directed by Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer Kevin Michael Schmitz at The Photography Workshop Series. Experience our most Elite Photographic Fashion & Lifestyle Advertising Workshop of the year in Los Angeles on October 21, 22, 23, 2020!  This Elite Experience will be focused on photographing and filming world class images and video for your portfolio and commercial reel.  You will photograph and film world-class SuperModels with Top Agency Represented Fashion Stylists at epic locations in Los Angeles.  Over the last 10 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 75 Magazine Editorials with 9 Covers!  You will learn art direction, posing and executing an evocative and expressive Fashion Story that you will command a set and photograph for your own portfolio and commercial reel. You will learn all aspects of branding, marketing & maximizing your photographic business and connect with Several 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 & lifestyle story! Learn the secrets of high-end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting photographic and film production! 

October 21, 2020 – 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 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. 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!

October 22, 2020 – Photoshoot Day #1 – 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.

October 23, 2020 – Day 3 Lifestyle Photoshoot & Filming – Join us for an epic lifestyle advertising photoshoot where you will have the opportunity to photograph for 5 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience where you will shoot a High End Slice of Life Lifestyle Advertising Campaign at an epic location!! You will be shooting with top agency represented models and a top Celebrity Fashion Styling Team and the Makeup and Hair Stylist from America’s Next Top Model!  This will be the opportunity of a lifetime as you build a portfolio that will take you to the highest echelon of the photographic industry and learn advanced location lighting techniques and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces and over $100,000 of High End Location Lighting Equipment. 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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Day 1
$ 1495
  • ( DAY 1 ONLY )
  • Day 1 is Designed for a Advanced Photographers who are ready to take their careers to the highest level of their potential. You will network with the Top 7 Decision Makers in the Photographic Industry in Los Angeles from Top Tier Photography Agents, Art Producers & Creative Directors at Ad Agencies and Photo Editors at Major Magazines.
  • In Depth Portfolio Review from Top Tier Photographic Industry Decision Makers
  • Refine Your Branding for your Website, LinkedIn Pages, Social Media and Print Promos
  • Develop a cohesive photographic portfolio
  • Learn proven strategies to maximize profits with Usage Fees, Creative Fees and Understanding Media Buys and what that Means to you as a Photographer & Director
  • Learn How to Produce a Large Scale Advertising Campaign
  • Connect and market to top industry decision makers
  • 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
  • 1-on-1 post-workshop consult with our Director, Kevin Michael Schmitz to review your portfolio, website, marketing initiatives, and any other questions
Basic

Photoshoot #1 Fashion LookBook

Day 2
$ 4195
  • ( DAY 1 & 2 )
  • Day 2 You will Command a set that is the equivalent of a $100,000 per day production, allowing you to create a powerful body of work that can be used to market to major fashion brands! Our Last MasterClass Images Won Top Fashion Photographers of the Year Awards for OneEyeland by Adam Freedman
  • Everything from Day 1, PLUS:
  • Photograph a High-End Fashion LookBook Editorial
  • Work directly with top celebrity Fashion Styling Team, and world-class Makeup & Hair Stylists to maximize the look, feel and style of your shoot
  • Command a $100,000 per day production set
  • 6+ hours of immersive, hands-on shooting experience
  • Shoot world-class super models cast from 15 of the top modeling agencies
  • Access to a multi-million dollar high-end location
  • $100,000 of location lighting & photographic equipment at your disposal
  • Staff of assistants to help create and capture your vision
  • Learn all aspects of advanced studio lighting techniques with high end ProFoto Equipment
  • Shoot a dynamic Fashion Editorial story to create a world-class portfolio and potentially get published!!!!
GOLD

Photoshoot #2 Fashion Editorial

Day 3
$ 6790
  • ( ALL 3 DAYS )
  • Day 3 brings you on location where you will create a whole new and unique set of epic images for your lifestyle advertising portfolio. You‘ll shoot with Top Tier SuperModels, stylists, wardrobe, props, etc.
  • Everything from Day 1 & 2, PLUS:
  • We take you to a new, epic location in Los Angeles
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different look, feel & style
  • 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 slice of life story that will take your portfolio to the highest level and get you noticed by major advertising agency clients
  • 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!
PLATINUM

Photoshoot #3 Fashion Campaign

Day 4
$ 9,190
  • ( ALL 4 DAYS )
  • Day 4 brings you to an entirely new location and set where you will create a whole new and unique set of epic images & video for your portfolio and reel. You‘ll shoot at a new setting with different models, stylists, wardrobe, props, etc.
  • Everything from Day 1 , 2, 3 PLUS:
  • We take you to another new, epic location in Los Angeles
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Shoot a World Class Fashion Film & Editorial at the highest level
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create cinematic fashion film that will take your video reel to the highest level
  • Our attendees have filmed top tier broadcast quality video production and published photographic editorials
  • Film with an 8K Red Helium Cinema Camera to create a mind blowing production reel
PREMUM