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Shoot your own Epic Calendar for 2018 Working alongside James Nader, top Fashion and Avantgarde photographer

SOUTH AFRICA

Shooting in South Africa is a dream of ours. beautiful beaches, fantastic locations and people with super food and drink. We are offering a 3 day shoot on location with James Nader and team Creed.

TAAL MONUMENT: SOUTH AFRICA
This monument made of concrete celebrates the language of the people and is one of the most iconic locations that you could possibly photograph in. With the distant views of Table Top Mountain you have a superb range of possibilities to create stunning images. High graphical angles create thrusting perspectives that offer truly amazing photoshoot opportunities.

ATLANTIS SAND DUNES: SOUTH AFRICA_ CAPE TOWN
Atlantis Sand Dines are famous the world over for pristine sands and sand dunes. We will be shooting within the dunes a range of fashion Avantgarde looks utilising the brilliant but skies and white sands to create striking graphical images for Fashion and Fine Art images. Atlantis Dunes are used for many TV adverts including for Dune Shoes.

POOL PART BEACH SIDE VILLA
This location is still to be confirmed but would be a day shooting with flammable products and brightness in a pool side location both fashion and quirky Fine Art Images. We are waiting for confirmation of the exact location at this stage.

 

James Nader is absolutely thrilled to present this unique chance for photographers to work alongside him and his top creative team shooting their own 12 page Calendar with the help of top Stylist Leonid Gurevich a Top New York Fashion Stylist. James is sharing this unique opportunity with a very select group of photographers wishing to accelerate their shooting game. This 3 day cinematic shooting experience will be on location at the South African Taal Monument about 1 hour from Cape Town and then day two will be at the wonderful sand desert location of the Atlantis Dunes just outside of Cape Town South Afica.

The Calendar you will be producing is a themed Fine Art Avantgarde Calendar. Enjoy this unique opportunity to work alongside James and Leonid and gain insider knowledge on how to set up, work with models, work from mood boards to a clients brief whilst he guides and art directs whilst you are shooting your own version of the calendar. You will be right in the heart of all action as you capture picture after picture, guiding the model, working with the team and learning good lighting techniques and how to pose the model.

James, Leonid and the team Creed will give all the guidance you will need to achieve your goals in a relaxed environment, mentoring your shoot time throughout with the model and his team ensuring you get access to great composition and set ups, creating your unique shooting opportunity. You will be participating in no ordinary production but working to shoot and master your own creative vision, giving you, the photographer, a unique and valuable shooting experience, whilst crafting wonderfully epic cinematic images. Also creating your own fabulous calendar and Fineart images.

Once again we are not running a simple workshop, we are creating an exquisitely crafted shoot production. You are not working alone whilst shooting, we provide full assistance, art direction and mentoring by James, Leonid and team Creed, offering guidance and help, but ultimately this is your opportunity to create your own work with our direction. Our Avantgarde calendar Shoot Experience enables pro and semi-pro photographers to create quality work for, portfolio exhibition or online usage.

MEET YOUR TOP NEW YORK STYLIST LEONID GUREVICH

Leonid Gurevich is an American published editorial stylist.  He is best known for working with fashion photographers, magazine editors, fashion houses, and celebrities, creating strong looks with luxury flair.

As a stylist, Leonid has worked with celebrities such as actress Carla Gugino and photographer Nigel Barker, styling Mr. Barker for a cover story.  His work appeared in numerous print publications around the globe, including The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, New York Weddings, US, and HELLO.  He has styled the European NIKON campaign, Creative Live episode, ad campaigns and looksbooks for fashion houses, and several fashion photography workshops.

Leonid is thrilled to be working alongside James Nader and the CREED at the upcoming masterclass in Los Angeles in the Fall of 2018.

INSTAGRAM: @leonidgurevich
WEBSITE: www.leonidgurevich.com

MOOD BOARD OF STYLE for the CINEMATIC SHOOT EXPERIENCE LOCATION

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR EXPERIENCE

Joining our shoot team with James Nader and Creed on location includes the following.

Enjoy 3 days shooting in this super picture rich location, with it’s varied landscapes from beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters and lagoons to raging waves rolling in front the Atlantic. Three locations offers will give you the photographer an opportunity to create a diverse range of images. The shoot embraces Avantgarde classic and ultra-modern outfits with the opportunity to take in some Fine Art Classic colour and graphical fine art styled images as well a strong Avantgarde and Kick Pool Side images at location 3. Option to meet the team the day before to run through all aspects of the shoot and go on a recce to the locations and discuss operations and the mood boards

A 3 day shooting experience with your location, in various interesting natural locations- 5 days shooting. 1 day relax and one day catch up= 7 Days.
Female models x 2
Styling, Makeup & Hair
Travel to where we are shooting each day
Food and drink for the day
One on One shoot time with James
Please note that this does not include flights, Accommodation or Airport Transfers- Bring along all your own shooting kit.
A great experience
Lighting Setups
Artistic Mood boards
Concepts and planning
3 days shooting experience
Female models x 2
Styling, Makeup & Hair
Stylist Outfits
Art Direction by Leonid Gurevich
One on One Mentoring
Food and drink for the days (Light Lunch and refreshments
Final Day Wrap Food and Drink
One on One mentoring with James
Please note that this does not include flights, airport transfers or accommodation
A great experience
Full details are available on application

THIS IS A 3  DAY INVESTMENT

A FULL ITINARY WILL BE AVAILABLE ON CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING RECEIPT

Places: There will be a limit of 12 students for this event
We aim to have 2 models to work with throughout the day

Your Investment for this experience: 3 Days shooting one day meeting
£3990.00

Your place includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. You will have rights release to all your images for portfolio use and online.

Location: Cape Town – South Africa – 3 Various locations over 3 days shooting and 1 in day and 1 out day to discuss production and images mood boards and styling.
Day one will be an easy introduction to the shoot, the location and get to know the rest of the group. Run through the shoot plan and discuss the concepts and mood boards over a drink and some food.

The other days will be all about capturing great images over the island and crafting the looks for both Fashion Avantgarde and the Semi Nude Fine-Art Looks.

The final day will be a de brief and looking over each others captured work, running over the selection process and some basic editing ideas

Dates: – THIS EVENT IS NOW TAKING BOOKINGS
If you want to be added to the shortlist, please email contact@thecreedphoto.co.uk

Times: 9.30AM Call time and shooting will continue throughout the day until the end of the Golden Hour (Best Light)

Places: There will be a limit of 12 Photographers for this experience.

IMPORTANT ITEMS TO BRING

Equipment to bring: Camera, lenses Prime lenses from 85mm or 50mm but for more interesting angles we recommend also bringing a small zoom lens 24-70mm is good, memory cards, camera charger, laptop, tablet (or mouse). We think that bringing in any portfolio is not really needed but it would be required that in advance you submit some images to review and to include in a small presentation meet and greet (optional)

CAPE TOWN CINEMATIC SHOOT EXPERIENCE LOCATIONS

fashion photography workshops

BELOW ARE SOME IMAGES FROM A PREVIOUS CALENDAR SHOOT – THE GODDESSES OF EUROPE PHOTOGRAPHED IN 12 EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS

If you would like to see the whole story with all of the behind the scenes and the full array of images then please tis link to the SHOWCASE section. It was a month long shoot in 12 countries shooting some of the worlds beauties. The whole shoot culminated in Ibiza with a 2 hour shoot with Dita Von Teese. The showcase section has some super behind the scenes shots as well to give you a real feel of how the shoots were put together and the final Avant garden images.