How to plan a modeling photoshoot in Chicago

If you’re planning a modeling photoshoot in Chicago for your portfolio, there is a lot to keep in mind. But don’t let that overwhelm you. In this post I will walk you though a photoshoot I did with male model Paulo for his portfolio. We started off doing something very creative and shooting in this scene that is reminiscent of life on a film set.Something like this will really set you apart from other models in Chicago. 

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Photography studios Chicago

Finding the best photography studios Chicago can be very difficult. But the biggest thing you should keep in mind is there level of experience and expertise. But most important of all is whether or not you vibe with their artistic style.

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WPPI 2021: Speaking and attending this year’s convention in Las Vegas

In this VLOG I take you along with me to this year’s convention in Las Vegas, including taking you behind-the-scenes and introducing you to some of my dear friends.

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Softlight V. Hard light, breaking down 5 lighting setups in the photo studio

There are two main approaches you can take in the studio, or on location. And which lane you choose will have a huge impact on the outcome of your images. You could choose to emulate window light, or you could choose to simulate sunlight.

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Hairlight 101

Hair Light 101. Everything you need to know about hairlights.

Part of making a refined image in the studio is lighting your subject to preserve details in their hair or operate them from the background. In today’s video, I will teach you everything you need to know about hair lights. Including which modifiers to use, where and how to mount them plus how bright your lights should be.

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