Fashion Photography

The Creative Process

Fashion Photography

Photo: © Sara Black

Learn how to take stunning fashion photographs with professional models. Discover how to blend art and commerce into the creative process.

In this intensive workshop, the instructor reveals a number of techniques for creating visually compelling fashion images. Each participant will have the opportunity to create professional grade, world-class, and portfolio-quality fashion photographs.

What will be covered

  • What is Fashion Photography? How does it differ from other genre that involves taking photos of people like Beauty, Lifestyle and Portraiture.
  • Skills needed to learn and master fashion photography
    • Creativity
    • Imagination (a lot)
    • Infuences and taste
    • Model Posing
    • Hair and Makeup
    • Styling
    • Mood Board
    • Props and site
  • Thorough understanding about characteristics of light
    • Light modifiers
    • Light sources
    • Light meter
    • Lighting Equipments
    • Lighting styles
    • Troubleshooting lighting
  • Production
    • Working with a team
    • Planning and preparation
    • Communication
    • Tethered shooting
  • Post Production
    • Selection of photos
    • Initial Editing (Lightroom)

Who should attend

This is for amateur and professional photographers who want to venture into fashion photography and create compelling and stunning images.

Prerequisites

Participants should have completed PCCI's Basic Photography workshop or have equivalent experience.

Presentation method

Class time is divided between instructor-led presentations, hands-on practice, and instructor-led critiques of the photos taken in class.

What to bring

Participants should bring their own digital SLR or Mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera.

Comments from participants

I have learned that fashion photography is really an art. It takes a team to organize a shoot. And I got to have a workshop with the famous Sara Black. Haha!

– Joanna Victorino

I liked the way the instructor taught us. More on hands-on. They gives techniques and shares a lot of ideas on the topic. They gives constructive criticism.

– Dona Gino

It gave me a picture of what fashion photography is really like and what aspects/skills I need to learn and improve on.

– anonymous

There were plenty of exercises, models to shoot, opportunities to practice and critique that help us learn.

– Eloise Lozada

[What I like most] Different exercises, critique on photos

– Franchisse A. Abregana

[What I like most] The critique of my photos and what need improvement

– Mark H. Acosta

Making the best out of a worst location. Everybody got chance to shoot though the number of students is huge. Having Sara Black as a mentor is awesome.

– anonymous

[What I like most] The encouraging enthusiasm of the instructor

– Julia Wimmerlin

A lot of practice that helped to understand subject properly

– Marina Brijmohun

Fun learning experience.

– Johnson Africa

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