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Editorial Fashion Photography
A full day exploring the methods in high end fashion photography with Anthony Grassetti

Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 930am to 5pm
Studio A and B at SOPHA, Manchester, NH

This program is part of our new series of Top Shelf Photographic Educational Experiences.

One of the most fundamental aspects of fashion photography is the ability to create an editorial. Though there are no rules governing the content of your creative output, there is a framework of foundational (and often secretive) knowledge required in order to successfully assemble a team, produce strong images, and ultimately publish your story.

Join us for a full day intensive, covering the entire fashion editorial process from conception to publication. Together we will develop your understanding of the type of imagery magazines are looking for. We will cover the ins and outs of assembling your team, including working with a stylist, attaining a “pull letter,” sourcing agency models, and working with editors.

Using agency models, a wardrobe stylist, and a hair and makeup artist we will shoot a full fashion editorial. With the images we create together, you will then be able to approach agencies and publications in order to source the talent required for your own editorial shoot.

Agency Models:
Models for this event will be provided by Model Club, Inc.

About Your Instructor:
Anthony is a fashion and portrait photographer who divides his time between Boston and NYC. Initially trained in fine art, painting, and film, Anthony has applied these skills to fashion photography, creating dramatic images with a focus on lighting. In recent years, Anthony has increasingly focused on working within the fashion and modeling industry, and has learned the ins-and-outs of working with modeling agencies and publications.

Professional Hair and Make Up Styling:
Professional hair styling and make up artistry will be provided by Alicia Dane. Alicia Dane has worked on numerous commercial and editorial photoshoots throughout Boston and NYC. Recent clients include Variety Magazine, Food Network, New York Times, Puma, Nautical and more. In addition, Alicia has worked with Liev Schreiber, Meghan Markle, and Diane von Furstenberg.

Professional Wardrobe Styling:
Wardrobe and styling will be provided by Christian Adams. Christian is affiliated with the top styling agency in Boston, Ennis inc. Christian initially entered the industry as a model, and thus has an innate understanding of fashion and how to dress models. He works regularly with commercial clients such as TJ-Maxx, Homegoods, and Converse. In addition, he works regularly on fashion editorial work in Boston and NYC.

Lunch will be catered by Roots, a community-based café featuring high quality locally-sourced meals. Roots is the brain-child and labor of love of the talented Amber and Joshua Enright. Roots is headquartered in the iconic Robies Country Store and has been a fixture in Hooksett, New Hampshire since 1822 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Membership Discount:
SOPHA Education and Studio Members enjoy a healthy discount on this and all SOPHA programs. You can learn more about SOPHA Membership here.

You do not have to be a SOPHA Member to take this program:
Want to join us? Simply sign up here on the website or contact us for assistance if needed.

Limited Enrollment:
To provide the best possible experience for participants, we have limited the enrollment in this program. Once the spots are filled, we will start a waiting list.

Coming from out of town?
SOPHA is fortunate to be just ten minutes from a fantastic airport (MHT) served by American, Delta, Southwest, and United so traveling here is a breeze. If you can’t find the flight you need into MHT, give Boston’s Logan Airport (BOS) a look, it is a straight drive just 50 miles south of us.

Please give us a call for to get our individualized recommendation for local accommodations. The greater Manchester area has plenty of options available in a range of price points.

For dining there are lots of great choices! Our newly reborn downtown area has some great dinner eats (our favorite is Cotton), and for breakfast, we will point you to Roots in Hooksett of course! If you are looking for a specific cuisine, just ask us.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Should this program be cancelled by us, we will refund your investment promptly. Because of the unique nature of this event, we are unable to accept participant cancellations and cannot offer refunds. Tickets are non-transferable.