Portrait Startup


Portrait Startup


Lesson Info

Being a Male Glamour Photographer

now I told you in hindsight I edit a segment today because I saw all the feedback that was coming online and a lot of the feedback that was coming online had to do with how I would have counted what all of the mentors were also presenting with you on thursday and one of the things that came back repeatedly maybe about eight times wass how much of an estrogen fist it was to have nine mentors that were women and somebody right are any of the men coming through and glamour photography have they made it or can they not make it is it's just not a man to industry and I did address this in the first five minutes of the workshop on wednesday when I said the first christian people are gonna ask us why they are ladies we didn't have any men want teo volunteer is mentors a couple of men came through and came through and became quite good and then wanted to teach your own workshops that's fine I don't have a problem with male photographers you remember I come from nineteen ninety where I started t...

here were only male photographers so women photographers have differently developed over the last twenty years that I've seen good one newborn clima yes they very female warranted genres because you don't generally shoot a newborn in this you have a baby I would never do newborn photography and kelly brown's one of my dearest friends and she just stayed with me and I said kelly do women without children photographed newborn or men without children photographed newborn is just like you know what ugh this using one person in the room uh who doesn't have a child yet but there were always a female and they usually are going to have a child so no to answer your question no I mean don't shoot newborn it seems and women seem to and I'm sure there is a few men newborn photographers out there do men shoot good why didn't seem him in shoot good right if they did it was the sort of guys that were doing more paper three or more sixty staff as opposed to sort of their booed wear for all females it was more like guy shooting models and yeah anyway I'm not gonna use any names or anything like that they're just that's what they do and that's cool so at the end of the day I mean making its glamour photographers I said it three times I was taught by a man I've set it in every workshop I've ever done I was taught by a man if you are telling me that you can't be a glamour photographer because you're a man that your block you know you have a female makeup artists a lot of you have wives bring them in on the shoot if you feel that you're going to get more trust and more speak by having a woman in the room with you put a woman in the room with you doesn't make a difference no rusty would have never shot with a woman in the room he didn't kneed me in the room he owned his own space he owned himself is a photographer he was also one of the best wedding photographers now a lot of the beast waiting photographers in the world of men and they don't ask if somebody can come in the room with them and the bride in case what happens in case you just can't help yourself and have to drop the camera I mean what are you saying I don't understand what you're saying but that's your block it's your block and I don't want to hear it anymore you know because at the end of the day just make it work do what you have to do if you think it's a trust thing put trust in place everybody with your male or female when you were fighting when you're photographing someone they will be at the most vulnerable state they will ever be it in their lives it doesn't matter what seeks you are is a photographer your job is to make them feel safe safe not beautiful not hot not gorgeous safe if you make somebody feel safe they will relax within your presence if you make them feel safe they will drop the guard that is the micro expression they were open at their body language they will bring forward their light they will shine it for you so you could take beautiful photographs of you and it is a relevant what six you our or what h you are or what wait you are or what education you have from high school it doesn't matter so stop giving me bia's excuses and start doing it and that's fi interview it's as well

Class Description

When Sue Bryce taught her first CreativeLive class in 2012, she reinvented the category of glamour photography. That workshop inspired thousands of photographers to create a new kind of portrait photography business.

During this special event, you’ll hear from Sue again and meet nine photographers who changed the trajectory of their business and their lives thanks to inspiration they found in Sue’s CreativeLive classes.

In Portrait Startup, you’ll find out exactly what these photographers did to transform their fledgling photography operations into sophisticated, profitable businesses. You’ll learn about what it takes to build a profitable photography business and Sue will detail the Areas of Mastery required to run and sustain it. 

You’ll learn about:  

  • Cameras & Lighting
  • Studio or Location
  • Website & Portfolio
  • Marketing & Design
  • Social Media & Connection
  • Price & Product
  • Sales & Selling
  • Money Management
Sue will discuss the essential elements for building a successful glamour photography studio and you’ll get specific, tactical insights for doing it yourself.

Each of the guest photographers will share their own unique story of following Sue's business model and they’ll provide intimate details on what they've discovered and what worked (or didn't) for them. Sue will share the secrets behind her wildly effective Reveal Wall and share strategies that guarantee sales while keeping clients happy and eager to refer you to their friends.

If you want to build a photography business that celebrates the beauty inherent in all women, while running a business that provides for you and your family, join Sue Bryce and guests for Portrait Startup and learn how to build a business and life that you love.

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