Master classes and workshops in fashion, fashion nude and fine art nude photography

Master Classes and Workshops

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first of these amazing location editorial fashion photography portfolio development shoots is a 5 day art noir erotic fashion editorial workshop in France at Chateau De Clerac, near Bordeaux. More information and booking.

 

 

Booking is now open

 

Workshop fees Include:

 

5 day location shoot in France.

Professional styling team and make up and hair artist.

Top named fashion outfits to shoot.

3 full days mentored shooting models one 2 one

Top professional editorial fashion and lingerie models.

1 day pre-production and location recce.

1 day post-production, image selection and image finishing.

3 editorial fashion shoot mood boards.

 

 

Not included is your travel, flights and 6 nights staying full board at the chateau. Accommodation needs to be payed for locally at 150 euros full board per night

Very limited places available

 

There are only 6 to 8 places on this fashion photography workshop. We limit the numbers so you will be getting the best learning experience, i,e you will learn every thing you need to know about shooting editorial fashion and lingerie photography on location using available natural daylight light, artificial light using flash equipment kits, on and off camera flash, lighting modifiers, reflectors, diffusers and bounced light.

 

 

Models and styling mood boards

 

The chosen models and the styling mood boards will be provided to you after you have booked your place before the shoot start date to keep this exclusive so your images are unique.  Too often concepts get copied by others.

 

 

The location

 

Chateau de Clerac, L'art Studio: a fabulous Napoleonic chateau set in the beautiful French countryside, about 45 minutes North of Bordeaux, which is very easy to get to from most European cities; it's also the location for Bruce's Fashion Editorial Shoot Experience, shooting a story French Art Noir editorial for a fashion magazine.

 

 

The accommodation

 

There is lovely comfortable full board shared twin bedroomed accommodation at 150 euros per night you can choose to have a private room at an extra 50 euros per night on top of the normal accommodation fees, subject to availability.

 

Fine dining every evening with very lovely French wine's and great company with the team member's of stylist, hair and make artist and of course our model's and fellow photographer's.

 

We have transfers to and from the airport and railway station in Bordeaux at a cost of £50 per person return or free transfers if you can make it the local railway stations of Saint Yzan or Coutras.

 

 

Bringing a none shooting friend or partner with you

 

Bring a friend or loved one at an extra £130 (150 euros) per night sharing your twin or double room including full board accommodation

 

We can cater for most dietary needs, please let us know if you require anything specific,  we will do our best to accommodate, we tend to eat local and healthy food. If you have any issues with animals please let us know, we do have dogs, cats, rabbits, parrots, chickens and horses at the chateau.

 

 

What you need to bring

 

You will need to bring with you your DSLR, lenses ( Bruce uses 17 to 55 f2.8, 24 to 70 f2.8 and 70 to 200 f2.8), memory cards, card reader, chargers and batteries, a laptop with Photoshop, Bridge or Lightroom installed plus any cables for your kit. Plus your clothes, suitable for the weather in this part of France in March and toiletries.

 

 

Stay a bit longer

 

It is possible to extend your trip to turn this trip into the perfect photography workshop and holiday, please message me for information about extending your stay in Clerac/Bordeaux. This is an extra £130 (150 euros) per night per person full board.

 

 

Booking and paying the fees

 

 

Pay the relevant payment, full fee, deposit or first installment and your in.

 

 

 

 

BOOKING YOUR PLACE ON THIS 5 DAY WORKSHOP

 

The first of these amazing location editorial fashion shoots is a 5 day art noir erotic fashion editorial workshop in France at Chateau De Clerac, near Bordeaux.

Image featured was shot by Bruce for a major advertising campaign for Häagen-Dazs ice cream

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Fashion photographer Bruce Smith enjoying a glass of champagne at The Park Hyatt Hotel, Place Vandome, Paris, France