So, you think you have arrived. You have been asked to shoot for one of the few Biggies. You have the support of the magazine infrastructure and you are ready to cast that Top Model for your shoot that will catapult you to the top of the heap.
“There is No Fair…” I cannot count all the times I have heard, “…it’s not fair that this person or that person is doing a gig and they aren’t any better than I am…” or better yet, “Yeah, I know how they got the job, they know so and so and are F’ing so and […]
Well, most of you are probably thinking -yeah, that is pretty obvious- but in actual fact, I have been shit on by several people in my life that may have benefited by my input, knowledge, connections etc
Bruce Jones, Photographer, responded to my Post “The Politics of Fashion Photography Part 6“ with his very illuminating thoughts. I felt it was worthy of a separate post so here it is: by: Bruce Jones This is hardly unique to “fashion photography.” In my former life as a freelance corporate communications producer, I had plenty […]
Keeping Cool… Or Walking on Eggs Your probably asking what I mean by the above phrase. In fact it means many things pertaining to the “Biz”. It can mean keeping your nose out of trouble, keeping your distance when you really want to get involved in a model’s problem with her agency, boyfriend, client etc. […]
The Great Pyramid at Giza Egypt The Pyramid of Success and The Naked Truth I have been privileged to be part of many forums that feature many types of photography. Of course amongst those are those wishing to break in to the fashion sector or are already doing so with some semblance of success. There […]
Model Agencies As you may already know, if you want a credible model, you will have to go through a model agency. But in the Politics of Fashion, nobody is more adept to playing the game and playing it extremely well as Model Agencies. If you ever thought that it is as simple as picking […]
The networking challenge Before jumping head first in to this subject, it is important that you do your homework. But before doing your homework, you need to know what to study. All magazines of repute have a very specific hierarchy. It generally goes as follows. Publisher, Editor in Chief, Creative and or Art Director, Fashion […]