The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on Resort Lifestyle Photography in Miami Beach/Key Biscayne on April 26 & 27, 2017 with an Option of an Extra Shoot Day on High End Swim Photography on April 28, 2017. This Incredible Experience will be focused on lifestyle photography featuring Top Agency Represented Lifestyle Models and the Extra Photoshoot Day on Swim will even include models featured in Sports Illustrated. You will learn art direction, posing and executing an evocative and expressive Resort Lifestyle Campaign that is hot in the photographic industry right now. Every Resort & Swim workshop we have directed in the last 8 years has been published in major magazines. You will have the opportunity to photograph a high end Lifestyle Advertising 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 Sports Illustrated Swim Style will be available and highly recommended for those enrolled to double the size of your portfolio during the experience. Directed by Celebrity Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host Kevin Michael Schmitz Represented by Jorge Perez Reps, you will will take your career to the highest level!
April 26, 2017 – The First Day is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high end Resort Lifestyle Ad Campaign. Incorporating location lighting and manipulation of natural light, 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 advertising 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 panelist 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 have your portfolio reviewed by top expert and learn how to book major editorials and large scale ad campaigns. We will be going into detail about the business of photography, networking, self-promotion, marketing, and negotiating usage rights and creative fees. 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 27, 2017 – The 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 Campaign. 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 2016 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!