Working with Models

with Matthew Jordan Smith, Yoanna House

Working with Models
Want to learn how to find models, how to build your portfolio, and about the business of fashion photography? Fashion photographer Matthew Jordan Smith returns to the creativeLIVE studios for a 3-day workshop teaching photographers how to work with models! Matthew and fashion model Yoanna House from America's Next Top Model will take you through the model-photographer relationship from both sides, showing what sort of direction is helpful and what is confusing, how to cast for a photoshoot, and what you should look for in a model. Matthew will share his insights on how you get the look you need from a model and how to build relationships with models to get the best possible results. Models: want to learn how to be a successful model? Check out the related Modeling 101 workshop with Yoanna House!

Instructor

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Matthew Jordan Smith

Matthew Jordan Smith is a world-renowned professional photographer specializing in celebrity, beauty and portraiture. His iconic approach is simple: Take the time to personally connect with every subject, make them feel brilliant and beautiful, and the photos infinitely sparkle. It's… more...
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Yoanna House

Yoanna House, a Fashion Model and Television Presenter, was discovered on CW's (formerly UPN) hit reality series, America's Next Top Model. Given her ultimate win after the program's second season and after many weeks of nationwide exposure, Yoanna has become… more...
  • bonus material with purchase

      MJS creativeLIVE Keynote Slides.pdf
  • Day 1 (17 Videos)

    • Day 1 Pre-Show Banter
      04:37
      Day 1 Pre-Show Banter
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    • 9:00 am - Introduction
      07:47
      9:00 am - Introduction
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    • 9:15 am - The Model Agent
      26:23
      9:15 am - The Model Agent
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    • 9:45 am - The Model Go-See
      21:28
      9:45 am - The Model Go-See
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    • 10:00 am - Making a Team
      18:31
      10:00 am - Making a Team
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    • 10:45 am - Your First Model Test
      28:52
      10:45 am - Your First Model Test
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    • 11:15 am - Testing Q&A
      20:15
      11:15 am - Testing Q&A
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    • 11:30 am - The Value of Testing
      23:34
      11:30 am - The Value of Testing
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    • 1:00 pm - Expectations of Models and Photographers
      17:30
      1:00 pm - Expectations of Models and Photographers
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    • 1:15 pm - Test Packages
      21:35
      1:15 pm - Test Packages
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    • 1:30 pm - Casting
      13:23
      1:30 pm - Casting
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    • 1:45 pm - Booking Terms
      17:01
      1:45 pm - Booking Terms
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    • 2:00 pm - Photographer as Team Director
      16:07
      2:00 pm - Photographer as Team Director
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    • 2:45 pm - Conditions on a Shoot
      10:15
      2:45 pm - Conditions on a Shoot
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    • 3:00 pm - Student Casting Session: First Student
      18:19
      3:00 pm - Student Casting Session: First Student
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    • 3:15 pm - Student Casting Session: Second Student
      15:01
      3:15 pm - Student Casting Session: Second Student
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    • Day 1 Wrap-Up
      01:43
      Day 1 Wrap-Up
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  • Day 2 (16 Videos)

    • Day 2 Pre-Show Banter
      03:56
      Day 2 Pre-Show Banter
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    • 9:00 am - Shoot: Rooftop Catalog
      17:01
      9:00 am - Shoot: Rooftop Catalog
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    • 9:15 am - Student Shoot: Dave, Rooftop Catalog
      23:05
      9:15 am - Student Shoot: Dave, Rooftop Catalog
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    • 9:45 am - Student Shoot: Agnes, Rooftop Catalog
      21:25
      9:45 am - Student Shoot: Agnes, Rooftop Catalog
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    • 10:30 am - Connecting with Models
      09:57
      10:30 am - Connecting with Models
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    • 10:45 am - Morning Q&A
      13:30
      10:45 am - Morning Q&A
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    • 11:00 am - Reviewing Rooftop Images
      33:09
      11:00 am - Reviewing Rooftop Images
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    • 11:30 am - Challenges
      11:47
      11:30 am - Challenges
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    • 11:45 am - Assisting
      14:16
      11:45 am - Assisting
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    • 1:00 pm -Shoot: Jewelry with Yoanna
      26:59
      1:00 pm -Shoot: Jewelry with Yoanna
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    • 1:30 pm - Student Shoot: Kumi, Jewelry Shoot
      24:06
      1:30 pm - Student Shoot: Kumi, Jewelry Shoot
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    • 2:00 pm - Student Shoot: Todd, Jewelry Shoot
      29:02
      2:00 pm - Student Shoot: Todd, Jewelry Shoot
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    • 2:30 pm - Shoot: Matthew Working with New Models
      23:39
      2:30 pm - Shoot: Matthew Working with New Models
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    • 3:00 pm - Personal Projects
      18:42
      3:00 pm - Personal Projects
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    • 3:15 pm - Standing Out
      32:12
      3:15 pm - Standing Out
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    • Day 2 Wrap-Up
      02:45
      Day 2 Wrap-Up
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  • Day 3 (13 Videos)

    • Day 3 Pre-Show Banter
      12:38
      Day 3 Pre-Show Banter
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    • 9:00 am - Working with Multiple Models
      50:05
      9:00 am - Working with Multiple Models
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    • 10:30 am - Student Shoot: First Two Students, Benetton Ad
      45:19
      10:30 am - Student Shoot: First Two Students, Benetton Ad
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    • 11:15 am - Student Shoot: Next Two Students, Benetton Ad
      29:06
      11:15 am - Student Shoot: Next Two Students, Benetton Ad
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    • 11:45 am - Benetton Shoot Q&A
      23:41
      11:45 am - Benetton Shoot Q&A
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    • 1:00 pm - Shoot: Karaoke
      08:17
      1:00 pm - Shoot: Karaoke
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    • 1:15 pm - Student Shoot: First Two Students, Karaoke
      30:15
      1:15 pm - Student Shoot: First Two Students, Karaoke
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    • 1:45 pm - Student Shoot: Second Two Students, Karaoke
      19:11
      1:45 pm - Student Shoot: Second Two Students, Karaoke
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    • 2:00 pm - Discussion of the Shoot and Matthew Shooting
      17:18
      2:00 pm - Discussion of the Shoot and Matthew Shooting
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    • 2:15 pm - Student Shoot: Second Round of Karaoke
      21:28
      2:15 pm - Student Shoot: Second Round of Karaoke
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    • 3:00 pm - Thanks + Credits
      06:57
      3:00 pm - Thanks + Credits
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    • 3:15 pm - Your Life Inspires Your Work
      36:24
      3:15 pm - Your Life Inspires Your Work
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    • Day 3 Wrap-Up
      02:18
      Day 3 Wrap-Up
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