Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point

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I love working with Pivot Point because every photoshoot provides me an opportunity to work with great people and photograph  beautiful models with perfect hair and beauty make-up… as you would expect from a client like this.

For over 50 years, Pivot Point® International’s continual commitment to creating rich educational experiences and developing best-in-class educational content, has enabled them to foster over 1 million individuals, on six continents, as they realize sustainable careers within the beauty industry. They know what drives beauty professionals to succeed—what they see as relevant to further their career; they provide education, tools and a community in which to thrive. Their mission is to empower through education and our extensive brandfolio allows them to do so, with offerings such as LAB® (Learn About Beauty) and LAB Pro, Salonability®, A Designer’s Approach®, Salon Fundamentals®, Mindful Teaching® Pro, Snap Cap®, mannequins and industry-relevant tools. All of these offerings cater to industry professionals and non-professionals, at all stages of their careers, providing solutions that enhance everyday experiences and combat consistent challenges within the industry. Pivot Point International’s philosophy of lifelong learning, combined with their offerings, encourage growth and professionalism in an industry that is built on products and services that help everyone look and feel their best.

 

Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point behind-the-scenes
I used a Profoto beauty dish with a diffusion sock as my main light for this beauty headshot photoshoot. Then I lit the top of the hair with a small Chimera softbox and then I back lit the model with a 3′ octabox and a 1×3′ stripbox. Two V-Flats provided additional fill from the sides.

 

Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point of hair model
Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point of hair model by John Gress

 

Behind-the-scenes with Chicago Beauty Photographer John Gress
Behind-the-scenes with Chicago Beauty Photographer John Gress
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Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots by John Gress

 

Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point International
Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point International by John Gress

 

Chicago Beauty Photographer Behind-The-Scenes video

You can see this Chicago beauty photographer in action in this Fyuse panorama. I used my Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera, EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens and Profoto D1 500 Air monolights for all of the shots. I was also tethered to my HP DreamColor Z27x Studio Display.

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Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point International by John Gress

 

Behind-the-scenes with Chicago Beauty Photographer John Gress
Behind-the-scenes with Chicago Beauty Photographer John Gress
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