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  • Photo Shoot TipsHow to Plan a Portrait or Headshot Shoot

    How To Plan a Portrait or Headshot Shoot

    Today’s assignment: a headshot sitting, a good old-fashioned business headshot. This isn’t going to be one of those crazy beauty shots with all kinds of makeup and stuff blowing around. This is for marketing purposes for a young woman who’s setting up a practice as a therapist. So let’s get…

  • Photo Shoot Tips7 Most Important Things To Know About Working With a Makeup Artist

    7 Most Important Things To Know About Working With a Makeup Artist

    I have had new photographers tell me they are intimidated by the thought of working with a makeup artist. They don’t know how to find one, they don’t know how much to pay them, they don’t know how to communicate with them. And, in all honesty, working with a makeup…

  • Photo Shoot Tips6 Reasons to Work with a Makeup Artist

    6 Best Reasons to Work with a Makeup Artist

    For better portraits, headshots and beauty images, work with a makeup artist! Do you think this young woman would prefer to look like this? Or this? That’s what I thought. So until next time, keep learning, keep… Huh, ohhh you expected me to make a long and passionate speech about…

  • Photo Shoot Tips

    Body Painting – The Mermaid Model Project

    The Mermaid Model Project is a body painting and digital scenery shot that was conceived and executed by Philadelphia based makeup artist Morgan Chalfant. (www.MorganTheMakeupArtist.com) Body Painting Concept We made the decision early in our discussions that we didn’t want a Disney styled mermaid.  We wanted a look that was…

  • Modeling ResourcesIs Your Modeling Makeup Kit Ready for Your Next Photo Shoot?

    What Should Be In Your Modeling Makeup Kit for Your Next Shoot

    A modeling makeup kit is an important tool for EVERY model. Both male and female models need a well-stocked modeling makeup kit to ensure that they always look their best in front of the camera. It doesn’t matter if you are modeling for fun or if you are modeling professionally…

  • Photo Shoot TipsJoe Edelman Is an Award-winning Photographer and Photo Educator

    5 Reasons To Hire a Makeup Artist for Your Photo Shoot

    The Top 5 reasons to hire a Makeup Artist for your Photo Shoot if you are a model: If you are the model – your job is to MODEL! You should be focused on modeling – not trying to do your hair and makeup. No one can do their own…

  • Photo Shoot TipsDo NOT Tan before a photo shoot

    Should I Tan Before a Photo Shoot?

    NO! Absolutely not! Do NOT tan for a photo shoot. If you look at the major fashion magazines or visit the top modeling agencies in the world, you will see that most of the models in the fashion world are somewhat pale or even very pale in skin tone. These…

  • Photo Shoot TipsShould I hire a Makeup Artist for my Photo Shoot?

    Should I Hire a Makeup Artist for My Photo Shoot?

    Oh HECK Yeah – you should hire a makeup artist! When you are shooting images for your modeling portfolio, remember that these are potentially the most important photographs that you will ever create. You need to hire a makeup artist to help insure these images look amazing. These are the…

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