How To Approach “Models” In the Real World

December 7, 2009 Featured
Model Ellen who didn't think she was pretty in middle school

Finding models offline can be a challenge. It isn’t hard to find pretty girls that you know you’d love to shoot, but getting them to shoot with you can be difficult and scary. To me there are two main ways to go about approaching a stranger to model for you. Direct and indirect. “Model” Before […]

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Don’t Fall In Love With The Models

November 30, 2009 Dance

The other night I went and saw the Revolve Dance Company and was blown away. The visuals I got are feeding future photographic endeavors and I recommend going to see dance whenever you can. I’ve said before that dancers make great models because they know how to use their body and “pose” naturally. I noticed […]

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My Shoot In Vegas

November 3, 2009 Featured

Thought I should write a follow up post to A Guide Shooting While You Are In Vegas and tell you how my shooting when while I was there. I had a friend and former model, Maren Kate, who needed some images for her online business so I planned on shooting with her and I schedule […]

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Happy Anniversary P&M Blog

October 28, 2009 Featured

One year ago today, on Oct 28, 2008, I wrote the first post on what was then the Glamour Apprentice Blog. Glamour Apprentice is dedicated to teaching you how to be a exceptional photographer of beautiful women, in all genres. That was the first sentence written and an attempt to have one line explain what […]

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A Guide To Shooting While In Las Vegas

October 20, 2009 Featured

It’s Las Vegas week here on Photographer and Model. I’m going to Las Vegas Wednesday night and staying through the weekend. This week’s guest on the podcast is Tiffany Jackson, a Las Vegas model. While I’m in Vegas I’m going to be shooting with Tiffany and another model. While interviewing Tiffany for the podcast I […]

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Facebook Fan Page

October 9, 2009 Featured

Photographer and Model now has a Facebook fan page. If you are on Facebook go check it out and become a fan. Then tell all your friends about it. Matter of fact you can tweet and stumble this post using the buttons below. Oh, and there are pictures of Shawna in a bikini. 😉

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Ep 17 – Model Scarlett St Vitus

September 24, 2009 Featured
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(28:38) Scarlett St Vitus was one of my muses and start off talking about what it means to be a muse. She’s a goth model and we talk about what that means. She talks about how modeling expresses her creativity. She considers her self very shy and awkward and therefore has to overcome her fears. […]

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What Do You Shoot? Answer It Right.

September 23, 2009 Featured

We were having an open house at my studio and I asked a photographer, “What do you shoot?” His answer? “Canon.” I kind of laughed and said, “No, I meant what are your subjects.” People, we don’t shoot cameras, we shoot landscapes, or models, or cars, or pickles. During Frederik Van Johnson’s interview we talked […]

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One Thing That Makes You Look Creepy

September 21, 2009 Featured

This weekend was Houston Skyline Studio’s Fine Art Nude workshop and I noticed something I wanted to share. One of the things people wanted to know in my recent survey of the Photographer and Model email list was how to NOT seem creepy to models. So this was in my head while I was observing […]

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Ep 16 – Photog Frederick Van Johnson

September 17, 2009 Featured
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(33:57) This week we talk to host of the This Week in Photography podcast Frederick Van Johnson. We start off talking techno-lust vs art. Lot’s of discussion of style and art. He shoots a lot of different things and we ask why he shoots models. Learn Frederick’s the 3 things that make a good model […]

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