Photography Workshop Series

The Photography Workshop Series presents an Elite Experience on High Fashion Photography in New York on September 19 & 21, 2018 following NY Fashion Week!  Directed by Celebrity Fashion Advertising Photographer and TV Director & Host Kevin Michael Schmitz Represented by Jorge Perez Reps, you will will take your career to the highest level! The Main Section on Fashion Editorial Will be Held on September 19 & 21, 2018 and the Optional Extra Shoot Day on High End Fashion LookBook Photography will be held on September 201, 2018.  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 8 Years of The Photography Workshop Series, our students have been published in 56 Magazine Editorials with 9 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.  Last year we had the Photo Editors at Glamour Magazine and Cosmo Magazine as expert Panelists!  Learn the secrets of high end lighting & natural light manipulation for shooting major editorials and ad campaigns!  The Extra Shoot Day on Fashion LookBook Photography will be available and highly recommended for those enrolled to double the size of your portfolio during the experience in NY.

September 19, 2018 – The Essentials Day is focused on Maximizing your Business as a photographer and art directing a high end Fashion Editorial.  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 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 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 a 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, 2018 – The 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 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 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!

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September 20, 2018 – The Extra 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 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 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!

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