V’s Guide to Group Shoots #3: The Day OF the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]
We’ve talked about: What is a Group Shoot? Then yesterday, we moved on to: How do you prepare for your group shoot? Now we move on to the actual day of the group shoot! The following 8 pieces of advice are written from the perspective of a model, since I get so many of them asking how to prepare for these types of group shoots. However, almost everything (even the ‘Games’ advice) can be done by photographers with just a little modification.
V’s Guide to Group Shoots #2: Preparing for the Group Shoot [ARTICLE]
Yesterday we looked at the question: What is a Group Shoot? In today’s article, we look at how to find models or photographers to work with at a group shoot. (Tomorrow we’ll look at a list of best practices for the day of the Group Shoot.) Now on to V’s 12 Steps To Prepare for a Group Shoot!
V’s Guide to Group Shoots #1: What are Group Shoots? [ARTICLE]
Every year, numerous communities around the globe host group photo shoots designed to help models and photographers find each other. There are tons of benefits to everyone, since you can essentially go to just one location and work with five to six new photographers, models, or both. (Some folks do modeling half the day and photography half the day.) Sometimes these are hosted by colleges with large artist/photographer populations and sometimes they’re used by major ad and marketing agencies to spot new talent on both the photographic and modeling front. However, usually, they’re hosted by…
V for VERITAS: The Truth In A Lie [EDITORIAL]
I’m known as Veronika Gypsy, but everyone just calls me, V. Your editor and I know one another because we both do photography with alternative models and we tend to hear some really amazing stories. As we got to talking, he suggested that I write for you because, with a little ingenuity, I can tell stories that others cannot. We decided that I would use a pseudonym and that I would change many of the details about my life so that no one would know who I was. By using a public lie like this, I could tell the truth about some amazing women I’ve worked with without risking anyone’s identity…