You might know them as a Stylist, Photo Stylist, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Editor, Fashion Coordinator or Accessory Stylist – But what is their function
On occasion I get responses to my blog posts that merit their own posting. I felt that John Fisher’s response to the Politics of Fashion Photography Part 14 the Stylist, was worthwhile in doing so. Thank You John. above image © John Fisher for Red Chic (a division of Yuka-Paris) Model: Maria Kanellis, Hair and […]
If anyone of you have ever been privy to putting a team together in any genre you will probably easily identify with this highly often complicated process…
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.
The Politics of Fashion Photography Part 12 will not be written by me- Instead, it is a short essay written in response to my Part 11 of this series by Miami Fashion Photographer John Fisher
After more years in this business than I want to say, one of the classic lines I have heard more than any other is “… Do you think I can model?”
Most of the Fashion Blogs out there scan what is being published and informs the audience of the news.
I have had an opportunity to observe many different works by many photographers and what has struck me of late is the diversity in dimension of this microcosm of society
“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
When someone views a fashion or beauty spread in a Fashion magazine, I suspect that most of you think that what you are seeing was what was shot for that spread
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 […]
Part of the Fashion Business is knowing how to cast the right model for the shoot that you are doing – The question is, who is the right model?
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 […]
There is a point in a photographers growth where their capacity to produce outstanding imagery becomes irrelevant – Networking is a very important part of the route to success