Learn the secrets of a top International fashion team shooting images which are normally only seen promoting the most luxurious brands and magazines, you will be shooting your own images at this level. Images which will be the envy of others, pictures that are strong, editorial, statements which in todays sea of photography enables them to stand out and get seen by Art Buyers.
This is a once in a lifetime unique and rare opportunity to work closely with James Nader and Lorand Lajos one of Europes top Fashion Stylists and Ateliers based in Munich Germany. James and Lorand worked together on the famous Lambertz Campaign -here- lavish and eccentric outfits designed and styled by Lorand were captured on location by James Nader and his team on the Epic 27 day European tour the images were featured worldwide.
For the Lambertz Campaign James Nader and the team worked with Dita Von Teese, Petra Nemcova, Miss Germany, Miss Croatia and top IMG model Agnes. This creative shooting team of Lorand and James are now re-creating this successful shoot experience once more for a once in a lifetime chance to gain access to the top quality production and images.
We will be working in a Munich based studio producing a sequence of editorial images featuring the luxury outrageous styling of Lorand. He will style and craft the look directly with James who will in turn guide you through your shooting experience and ensure that you light and capture excellent pictures. Lorand is an excellent Art Director and will be on hand not only to create the looks and styles but hands on interaction and Art-Direction
The fashion experience will feature a range of fashion Atelier created and styled by Lorand and will happen over 2 days where you will learn what it is like to shoot images as a high fashion level with great models and make up.
- Learn the Secrets of how a top creative team puts together a High Couture & Avantgarde shoots
- Discuss the outfits and styling
- See how Lorand krafts his Mood Boards and how they work
- Opportunity to work with a talented creative team
- James on hand to mentor and guide you in your shots whilst you shoot
- Chance to shoot with a world class stylist based in Germany who pushes the boundaries of creativity.
- Take your photography and portfolio to the next level
- Fantasy Fashion Editorial
- Controversial European Styling
- German models in a German studio
- German Make-Up and Hair
YOUR SCHEDULE FOR THE DAYS:
SHOOT 2 day shoot
Studio Experience Shoot 6-8 looks– this shoot is studio based
WHAT IS THE AIM OF THIS FASHION EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITY
It is great way of seeing the whole process of Editorial production and how to pull together to create a selection of emotive images. This chance to work with James and Lorand is all about gaining access to this opportunity allowing creative minded photographers wishing to gain advanced photographers insight by producing super high end Couture and Avantgarde images for fashion. learn how to master the production of a successful fashion story with their own creative team to create images which are suitable for a magazine editorial submission. Images captured in this experience will give Photographers a major boost or update in their portfolio, working experience and confidence as well as creating images which are stand alone pieces of Fine Art. The whole process from start to finish
HOW YOUR DAY IS PLANNED
Your day will begin first thing in the morning, We will introduce you to the team involved in the days experience, You will meet and greet James and the Creed team, who will make you feel comfortable and give you a brief explanation about your day and what to expect during the flow of the day, We discuss requirements for make-up, styling, hair and of course the model and what is needed from them. We will look at some basics of setting up your own fashion editorial and run through some important factors to work on in advance such as,
- Looking at the sets available over the days
- Intro from the creed
- Prep talk from Lorand Lajos
- Introduction by James
- Setting up your team
- Meet the model
- What is the stylists plan
- Shoot your models with guidance
- End of day chat about images and selection
We will discuss the mood board, clothing and style and look to the makeup looks which we will be working with throughout the day. Whilst the team begin the process of making up the model and styling them, James will run through the basics of the lights and look for the morning session shoot.
James will cover the light control of the day and how this can be interpreted in different ways and explain why the light matters in the types of looks your are going for but keeping continuity through each shot. We will take a few questions and answers at this point.
The aim of this experience is for you the photographer to dive right in and the shoot with the confidence knowing that James is close to hand to offer advice and support in learning how the light is working with model and show how working with the model is important to get the best out of them and your day. James mentoring for your session will help you work up your confidence and model direction to capture excellent imagery
Where many Masterclasses and Workshops let you down is in your directing the shoot, model and team and keeping up the atmosphere and working with the model to get the best out of your opportunity working together. This is one of the most important items to consider in making your shoots successful when you create your own
By the time you finish your day with James you will have a newly acquired skill and direction in shooting models and directing them over 6-8 looks for submission also new creative shots for your portfolio!