The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on Resort Lifestyle Advertising Photography in Miami Beach on April 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2022 on Lifestyle Resort Advertising &  Swim Editorial Photography.  Directed by Celebrity Lifestyle Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host of the TV Show Great Escapes that airs on CBS, 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 12 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.l 

April 19, 2022 – The Essentials Day Kicks Off with 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 of the TV Show Great Escapes from CBS, Kevin Michael Schmitz.  You will work personally with a professional storyboard artist who will illustrate and storyboard your ad campaign that you will shoot over the the next few 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. 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! You will also photograph Two Top Agency Represented Miami Beach Models for an epic Lifestyle Story on Day 1 with world class top styling and an epic location!

April 20, 2022 – 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 with top agency represented models from the Best Agencies in Miami!! 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 21, 2022 – Resort Lifestyle Advertising Photoshoot Day will  entail an entire new production in which you will be Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience where you will shoot an entire new High-End Resort Lifestyle Swim 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 & swim supermodels. You will work with a top Celebrity Fashion Styling Team and world-class Makeup and Hair Stylist once again and create absolute magic!!  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 22, 2021 – Swim Editorial Photoshoot Day will give you an experience of shooting a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Style Photoshoot with you Commanding a Set and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience .  You will be photographing world class top swimsuit models and photograph 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 that have even been featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit such as Top Models we have shot a the Miami Workshop from SuperModel Elisandra Tomacheski and Miss World Ivian Sarcos, Miss Brazil Natalya and Playboy CoverGirl Hailey Maxfield. 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 for a massive scale 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! 

April 23, 2021 – Swim Editorial Photoshoot Day will be the culmination of the most spectacular shoot day at the Miami Beach Workshop!!  We will go even more over the top with production and Top Models, and Create a Mind Blowing Swim Story for you to complete that master swim portfolio. You will film with an 8K Camera on a Gimbal as well as filming with a high end drone.   You will be Commanding a Set and Photographing for 6 Solid Hours with one last Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing world class top models and Super 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 with top agency represented models and create a Swimsuit Film just like Sports Illustrated.  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 a production team that will make sure every aspect of the production is world class!!  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! 

Business Essentials & Lifestyle Campaign #1

Day 1 & 2
$5895
$ 4995
  • ( DAY 1 & 2 )
  • Day 1 Maximize Your Resort Lifestyle & Swim Photographic Brand!! You will learn advanced marketing strategies, photographic business tactics, how to make more money and book more clients, and how to art direct and photograph a high-end Lifestyle & Swim Campaign!
  • 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!:
  • Discussion with Guest panelists: Ad agency Executive Creative Director or Photography Agents
  • Learn to Negotiate usage rights and creative fees
  • Create detailed proposals priced correctly to land jobs
  • 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
  • Learn all aspects of advanced location lighting and how to manipulate natural light
  • Shoot a dynamic resort lifestyle story to create a world-class portfolio
GOLD

Photograph a Resort Lifestyle Campaign #2

3 Days
$8590
$ 7490
  • ( ALL 3 DAYS )
  • Day 3 you will walk on set and photograph a massive scale Resort Lifestyle advertising campaign on health, wellness and lifestyle with a boho feel. 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:
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models
  • Film a World Class Lifestyle Commercial with an 8K Camera Using Gimbals and Drones
  • Shoot a Resort Lifestyle Ad Campaign
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create a cinematic slice of life 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!
PLATINUM

Photograph a Swimsuit Campaign #3

4 Days
$11290
$ 9890
  • ( ALL 4 DAYS )
  • Day 4 will develop into an even more epic production in the most spectacular photographic swimsuit campaign 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 the greatest swimsuit images of your lifetime.
  • Everything from Day 1 , 2, 3 PLUS:
  • Photographing a Swim Campaign that gets You Noticed with Iconic Images
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Shoot a World Class Swim Lifestyle Commercial Film Reel at the highest level
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Learn the Secret to Posing Swimsuit Photography and Master Art Direction
  • Our attendees have filmed top tier broadcast quality video production and published photographic editorials that have booked them on major campaigns and top tier editorials
PREMUM

Photoshoot a High End Swimsuit Campaign #4

5 Days
$14990
$ 12890
  • ( ALL 5 DAYS )
  • Day 5 will culminate with the most spectacular photographic swim campaign of the 5 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 the greatest swim images of your lifetime as we take it up another notch!
  • Everything from Day 1 , 2, 3, & 4 PLUS:
  • We Photograph an even more elite swim campaign with even more high end Top Models
  • 6+ solid hours photographing 3-4 different world-class Top Models in a completely different setting
  • Shoot a World Class Swim Lifestyle Commercial Film Reel at the highest level
  • Learn all aspects of light modification, and manipulation of natural light with giant scrims and bounces
  • Create cinematic lifestyle Video Production with an 8K Camera, Gimbal and Drone that will take your video reel to the highest level
  • Our attendees have filmed top tier broadcast quality video production and published photographic editorials
ELITE