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 Editorial Workshop of the year in Los Angeles on October 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2022!  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 12 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 18, 2022 – The 2022 Elite MasterClass is taking it an even higher step up by including a Fashion Editorial Shoot on Day 1 in addition to learning all aspects of Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high-end Fashion Editorial and Lifestyle Ad Campaign!  You will art direct a high fashion editorial LIVE under the guidance of world famous Celebrity Fashion Editorial Photographer and TV Director & Host, Kevin Michael Schmitz and photograph world class top Agency Represented Models. 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 advertising agency who books photographers on 6 figure ad campaigns as well as a 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 in the industry. 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 19, 2022 – High End Lifestyle Advertising Campaign 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 Lifestyle Campaign with World Class Lifestyle Models 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 lifestyle story at the highest level. Learning all aspects of light modification and Manipulation of Natural Light with Giant Scrims and Bounces, you will create a cinematic lifestyle 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 20, 2022 – Day 3 High Fashion Editorial Photoshoot Day – will include You Commanding a Set Once Again and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience. You will shoot a continuation of an absolutely Mind Blowing 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 21, 2022 – Day 4 High Fashion Editorial Photoshoot Day – will include You Commanding a Set Once Again and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience. You will shoot a continuation of an absolutely Mind Blowing 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 22, 2022 – Day 5 High Fashion Editorial Photoshoot Day at the Water Studio – Yes, we will be shooting at the Epic Weese’s Pieces Water Studio in Los Angele with Super Models from VOGUE, Vanity Fair and Harpers Bazaar!!  You will be Commanding a Set Once Again and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience. You will shoot a continuation of an absolutely Mind Blowing 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 $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.

Shooting Day 1 & 2 Fashion & Lifestyle + Business Essentials

Day 1 & 2
$7495
$ 6,495
  • ( 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 at an Airfield with Vintage Airplanes

3 Days
$10495
$ 9,495
  • ( 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 in the Desert

4 Days
$13495
$ 11,995
  • ( 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 at the Water Studio

5 Days
$16495
$ 14,995
  • ( 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