Model and Fashion Photography
Course Price: $179.00 U.S.

For models looking to advance their careers or just get that all-important "foot in the door," a stunningly-photographed portfolio or "Book," is of huge importance. Such a professional portfolio of photographs placed on an art director's desk can make or break chances with agencies, fashion magazines and advertisers.  The same holds true for the photographer who produced it.  Photographers who can create exciting photos of their model clients - images ("Tests," as they''re known in the industry) that showcase poise, beauty and talent - stand to advance their own careers, too.  These online fashion and model photography lessons and assignments offered by professional top-model-turned-fashion-photographer, Allana Wesley White, shows you hands-on just how it's done.  

Attractive models can be found the world-over and the collaboration of model and "testing" photographer can produce amazing portfolios that highlight talent on both sides of the camera.  Taught by Allana Wesley White, a top professional international model-turned-top-professional-model-photographer, this online photography course will equip you with all you need for a solid start in one of the most exciting fields the photographic industry has to offer.  This hands-on online photography course and its practical assignments will supply you with the knowledge, skills, experience - and confidence -  to photograph a model portfolio with creativity, range and vision.  Working in your own environment, using local models, makeup artists and stylists, you will learn to create the kinds of "testing" photographs today's commercial market is looking for.  By course's end, you will have begun to compile your own testing portfolio of stunning model imagery - photographs that speak effectively and creativity to industry professionals - or simply to aspiring models knocking on your own studio door.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • "Keep it simple" while dealing with styling, hair, makeup and expressions - Allana Wesley White
  • Identify creative locations and effectively and creatively direct the models you use when you get there
  • Capitalize on nuances in Light
  • Apply the "Model + Environment = Fashion Edge" equation to create stunning portfolio images
  • Effectively use lighting techniques to showcase your "range" as a model and fashion photographer

What you will need:

  • Digital SLR or compact mirrorless camera (film is also fine, provided you are able to develop and scan your images in time to complete the assignments)
  • Basic Photography Background:  a general understanding of digital photography and the basic elements of composition and lighting
  • Models:  young photogenic friends who are willing to participate and help you learn your craft
  • Interiors and Studio:  a room with flattering available light from a window, or simple studio set-up with flash or strobe
  • Computer and photo-processing software (e.g. Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, etc.)
Lesson plan:
  • Simplicity: Styling, Makeup, Expressions
  • Locations, Model Direction, Lighting
  • The "Fashion Edge"
  • Lighting Techniques - Photographic Range
Enroll on this Course:
60 days

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