Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Fashion Magazine Assignment

You are working for a fashion magazine that sells clothing to a specific audience. Your job is to shoot two picture spreads to sell two different styles of clothing and accessories. This includes pants, coats, shirts, scarfs, shoes, socks, belts, dresses, shorts, and anything else a person can wear.

Your pictures should show a variety of composition and also showcase a variety of ways to light your subject. Please review lighting techniques here.
Please review portrait tips here.

Please look through, watch, and read about the following fashion shoots.

Rock the Suit 2010
Beyond The Sea
Grey Gardens
In the Trenches
True Blood
Jessica Biel

You must choose a partner from class.
You will model for each other on Friday and Wednesday.
You will shoot one day outdorrs and one day in the studio.
Your location away from school needs to be unique and interesting on it's own.
Get creative. Play dress up. Dress stylishly and/or uniquely.

Please get together with your partner with 25 minutes left in class and answer the following questions using Text Edit. This is due today (Wednesday).

1. What are your names?
2. What two magazines are you shooting pictures for? Why? What types of clothing are you trying to sell?
3. What day are you using the studio?
4. What specific clothing will you wear each day? What accessories will you bring to enhance your shoot?
5. Where do you want to shoot outside of school? Why?
6. How will you ensure that you give 100% on this project? What can you do to make these pictures the best pictures you've taken in class?
7. How will you use lighting to make your pictures interesting? Be specific.

Bring your cameras Friday and be ready to check out/shoot at TAP.

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