The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on High Fashion Photography in New York on September 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2022 following NY Fashion Week!  Directed by Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer and TV Director& Host Kevin Michael Schmitz. This Elite experience will be focused on photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial with world-class SuperModels and Top Agency Represented Fashion Stylists with Epic Locations!  Over the last 12 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 200 Magazine Editorials with 10 Covers!  You will learn art direction, posing and executing an evocative and expressive Fashion Editorial that you will command a set and photograph for your own portfolio. You will learn all aspects of branding, marketing & maximizing your photographic business and connect major photographic industry decision-makers as panelists.  We have had the Photo Editors at Glamour Magazine and Cosmo Magazine as well as the Owner of Cool America Magazine as expert Panelists!  Learn the secrets of high-end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting major editorials and ad campaigns!  

 

September 20, 2022 – Business Essentials Day #1 is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high-end Fashion Editorial.  You will get to photograph a high fashion in studio lighting demonstration on day 1 with a top tier agency represented fashion model.  You will have the opportunity to storyboard aesthetically powerful and emotive photographic images to develop an elite photographic fashion portfolio. You will art direct 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.  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!

 

September 21, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #2 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 Studio LookBook Editorial with World Class SuperModels from the Top Agencies in New York. This experience will double the size of your portfolio by adding the extra photoshoot day.   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 to 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!

 

September 22, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #3 will include You Commanding a Set on location at an epic location.  Our last workshop was on set at a Castle designed to be identical to King Henry VII’s Palace from the 1500’s!!!  You will be photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial with World Class SuperModels from the Top Agencies in New York.   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 to 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! 

 

September 23, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #4 will include You Commanding an entire new fashion production with world class fashion super models fresh off the New York Runways of Fashion Week.   We will be on location at an epic estate in Long Island with another massive scale production.  You will be photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial with World Class SuperModels from the Top Agencies in New York.  You will be directing a high end fashion film and photographing world class content.  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.  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. 

 

September 24, 2022 – Photoshoot Day #5 is the culmination of the most spectacular shoot day of the entire workshop!!  We will be on location at an epic estate in Long Island with another massive scale production.  You will be photographing for 6 Solid Hours with a Completely Hands-On Shooting Experience photographing a High-End Fashion Editorial with World Class SuperModels from the Top Agencies in New York.  You will be directing a high end fashion film and photographing world class content.  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.  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 to 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!W

Business Essentials & Fashion Editorial Studio Photoshoot

Day 1 & 2
$5895
$ 4995
  • ( 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 and Fashion Lookbook!
  • 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 studio 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 On Location

3 Days
$8590
$ 7490
  • ( ALL 3 DAYS )
  • Day 3 you will walk on set and photograph a massive scale fashion editorial with Super Models from New York Fashion Week You will create a whole new editorial story for your portfolio on Location.
  • Everything from Day 1 & 2, PLUS:
  • We will shoot another massive scale fashion editorial on Location!
  • 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 location lighting, 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 On Location

4 Days
$11290
$ 9890
  • ( 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

5 Days
$14990
$ 12890
  • ( 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