Miami Beach Lifestyle & Swim Photography Workshop – April 24, 25, 26, 2019

The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on Resort Lifestyle Advertising Photography in Miami Beach on April 25, 26, 27, 2019 on Lifestyle Resort Advertising &  Swim Editorial Photography.  Directed by Celebrity Lifestyle Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host Kevin Michael Schmitz, you will will take your career to the highest level! This Incredible Experience will be focused on high end resort lifestyle advertising photography featuring Top Agency Represented Models. You will learn art direction, posing and executing an evocative and expressive Resort Ad Campaign that is hot in the photographic industry right now. Every Miami Beach workshop we have directed in the last 9 years has been published in major magazines! You will have the opportunity to photograph a high end Swimwear Editorial for your portfolio and learn all aspects of branding, marketing & maximizing your photographic business. Learn the secrets of high end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting major editorials and campaigns! The Extra Shoot Day on Swimsuit Editorial Photography will be available and highly recommended for those enrolled to double the size of your portfolio during the experience.

April 25, 2019 – The Essentials Day is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high end Lifestyle Advertising Ad Campaign. You will have the opportunity to storyboard aesthetically powerful and emotive photographic images to develop an elite photographic portfolio. You will art direct under the guidance of world famous Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host Kevin Michael Schmitz.  You will work personally with a professional storyboard artist who will illustrate and storyboard your ad campaign that you will shoot on the next two days.  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!

April 26, 2019 – Resort Lifestyle Advertising Photoshoot Day will include Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience where you will shoot a High-End Resort Lifestyle Ad Campaign on Location in one of the most beautiful locations in the Miami Beach/Key Biscayne area. You will be shooting time with top agency represented lifestyle models. You will work with a top Celebrity Fashion Styling Team and world-class Makeup and Hair Stylist. 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!

April 27, 2019 – Swim Photoshoot Day will include You Commanding a Set and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing world class top models where you will shoot a High End Swimwear Editorial on Location in one of the most beautiful locations in the Miami Beach area. You will be shooting time with top agency represented models as we even featured Sports Illustrated Swimsuit SuperModel Elisandra Tomacheski and Miss World Ivian Sarcos in our 2017 Workshops! You will work with a top Celebrity Fashion Styling Team and world class Makeup and Hair Stylist. 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
$ 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
  • Develope 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!
  • 1-on-1 post-workshop consult with our Director, Kevin Michael Schmitz to review your portfolio, website, marketing initiatives, and any other questions
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Photoshoot #1 Lifestyle Campaign

Day 2
$ 2995
  • ( 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 Lifestyle Ad Campaign
  • 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 $60k per day production set
  • 6+ hours of immersive, hands-on shooting experience
  • Shoot world-class top models from major agencies worldwide
  • 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
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Photoshoot #2 Swim and Fitness

Day 3
$ 5290
  • ( 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 Fitness and Swim 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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