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How to convince models to do a photoshoot with an amateur photographer?

You've got to show them examples of your work that make them want you to produce similar work with them. In other words, you need a portfolio that demonstrates you can make it worth their time and ...
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How to convince models to do a photoshoot with an amateur photographer?

How do you feel about photographing yourself in the nude? No, I'm not suggesting the typical selfie (selfy?). I am suggesting that you take the project on with all the deliberation you would ...
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How to convince models to do a photoshoot with an amateur photographer?

Check your local arts and painting classes to see if they have nude modeling classes; go check them out and ask the models directly. Have a clear notion of what kind of nude photography you want to ...
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How to convince models to do a photoshoot with an amateur photographer?

If you have no existing rep, it's hard to get a start because you just come off as some kind of Leisure Suit Larry sleeze bag. Not sure how people get established on the internet. Friend of mine had ...
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What Is fair to provide to the model in a "time for prints" (TFP) shoot?

Make it clear from the start - your time is yours. It takes far longer to edit the shoot than it did to shoot it. You are already investing more time in this exchange than they are. Secondly - no-one ...
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How to achieve great clothing photography with natural wrinkles effect

The shirt is most likely not inflated. The shadow can be easily made in Photoshop. Prepare a cardboard inside the shirt at the proper dimensions. Another for the neck, the same type as some shirts on ...
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What Is fair to provide to the model in a "time for prints" (TFP) shoot?

You need to set those terms before hand, and it's always best to set a reasonable minimum expectation and overdeliver if the shoot went particularly well. What is a reasonable number really depends on ...
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