You asked for it so here it is! Welcome to our Cosplay workshop and group shoot! Here's the idea; two awesome, professional cosplay models, two shooting stages, 8 photographers, and spice it up with a huge palette of color gels! Joining us for this adventure will be two amazing professional models:
The MeetUp starts promptly at 10am, Saturday October 22nd! We will have our first session from 10am-12PM, then have a short break. We will then have our second session from 12:15PM to 2PM.
Both models will be available during the group shoot, and we will have two shooting stages with seamless backgrounds. So we can have two photographers shooting models at the same time with the studio lights (double the one-on-one time with the models)! We will also make some time to have both models on the same stage as well! And, as always, our studio has ample ambient light so photographers waiting for their turn are welcome to shoot while other photographers are on deck (provided they do not interfere with what that photographer is trying to do).
During the first hour one model and I will be offering a beginning studio lighting and color gel workshop! In this workshop we will cover basic exposure, some sure-fire, go-to lighting set-ups, and introduce you to using color gels to create beautiful, dramatic images. For those of you who want to jump right into the group shoot we will have the other model available on the second stage to get things rolling right at 10am!
For this workshop we will be focusing on using affordable, versatile speedlights (off camera flash) in a studio environment. Yes, you absolutely CAN get professional, high-quality, studio-level lighting from your speedlights (all images shown here were taken using speedlights and Gamilight modifiers)! Each shooting stage will have seamless backgrounds, a number of speedlights, stands, radio triggers, color gels, and a huge assortment of Gamilight lighting modifiers to choose from! Please note, our radio triggers are known to work with Canon, Nikon, and Pentax cameras. Sony users note that the proprietary hotshoe on the new Sony cameras will not work with our triggers. In those cases we will need to use your on-camera flash to trigger the studio lights.
BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE!!! Both models have graciously offered to give a limited number of private, one-on-one shoots! One-on-one sessions start promptly at 2PM and are booked in half-hour blocks slots: $80 for 30 minutes and $140 for 60 minutes, per model. Message me directly for booking the one-on-one shoots, they are not included in the RSVP. The times and models available are listed below, be sure to specify the time slots you want AND the model (or models) you want.
2:00-2:30 Amy Fantasy OPEN
20:00-2:30 Krisa Park OPEN
2:30-3:00 Amy Fantasy OPEN
2:30-3:00 Krisa Park OPEN
3:00-3:30 Amy Fantasy OPEN
3:00-3:30 Krisa Park OPEN
3:30-4:00 Amy Fantasy OPEN
3:30-4:00 Krisa Park OPEN
All group shoots are photographers choice regarding themes, subject matter, etc (provided the model is comfortable with it). You don't need to stick with the cosplay here, you can feel free to explore other themes during your booked time. Again, message me directly for securing a spot for the one-on-ones, RVSPing to this MeetUp is for the group shoot only! First come, first served so act fast!
Also, photographers who wish to bring their own lights are welcome to do so, provided they are set up prior to your session/turn on-deck and don't interfere with the other photographers. We are exploring the use of speedlights in a studio session here so that is the lighting equipment we will be providing for this event.
Finally, because of the subject matter this Meet-Up is rated "R." 18-and-over only please. Please message me if you have questions.
This should be a killer event folks! Cost for the 4-hr group shoot will be $150 per person, and will be limited to only 8 photographers! Four whole hours of shooting, a workshop, TWO models, TWO stages, all for $150! So awesome! I am looking forward to seeing you all there! If you have any questions at all do not hesitate to message me! -Grey
If you have any questions just reach out to me via the contact page. See you there!