Laura McClure

Photographer Female Escondido, California, US
My Website: My Photography
Mayhem # 1018910

About Me

Looking for models/makeup artist/wardrobe stylist who want to collaborate for editorial submission for a print fashion magazines.
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to see links for resume go here:

(this is copy and paste of what's there as of April 2015)

Interviews About Me and Articles in Blogs:

Horse Family Magazine:  Laura McClure: Through The Lens
~Interview Part 1
​~Interview Part 2

Maverick Style: Maverick Style is an online guide to the Best in the West - upscale clothing, trendy accessories and sophisticated home decor
~About Me and My Photography
~About Marrika Nakk Featuring My Photography
~About the Western Design Conference Featuring My Photography

Western Glamour: Founded in 2007, Western Glamour was the premier resource for Western fashion. Now a part of UrbanCountryStyle Publishing and focusing on a glamorous Western aesthetic in fashion, food, and home decor.
~About Me 2012:
~About Cowgirl Kim 2012:
~About My Model Contest in 2012:

Gina McKnight "Famous People" Blog: Author, Equestrian, Performance Poet and Freelancer - An international blog about horses, writers, authors, books, equestrians, artists, poets, poems, and more horses.
~ Interview

National Magazines:

Cowgirls in Style Magazine: Online, in Barnes and Noble bookstores, the Tractor Supply stores, and other western wear stores.  Issues given at the CMA Country Music Fair in Nashville in June, Miss Rodeo America Pageant and the NFR in Vegas each December not to mention advertising on Country websites. CGIS is featured on Salt Lake City’s “Daily Dish” morning television show which is seen in Utah, parts of ID, NV, WY and AZ. recast our publication will be averaging over 100,000 in readership.

~2015 Media Kit: Cover photo, several inside photos including one for BritWest
~ 2015 Wedding Issue
~ 2015 Valentines Issue
~ NFR Winter 2014 Print Edition - Rodeo Runway, ad
~NFR Winter 2014 Online Edition - cover and article on Taci Schaffer, Miss Rodeo Arizona
~Cowgirl Fit Online Magazine - Summer 2014
~Summer Print Issue 2014: Featured photos in editorial, my own ads
~ Valentines Online Issue 2014: Featured photos in editorial. My own one page ad
~Summer 2013: "Around the Barrel" section: I campaigned to get my model Jordan featured. Table of contents and feature article photo on "Bling". My own advertisement
~Spring 2013: Spring Fashions. Rodeo Runway editorial, four pages of my photos. My own advertisement
~Winter 2012: The issue that gets heavily distributed at the NFR. Article on Meredith Lockhart Midwest Model contest winner. My own advertisement
~Fall 2012: "Around the Barrel" section: I campaigned to get my model Taci featured (2014 Miss Rodeo AZ). Table of contents Image. My own advertisement

Dressage Today Magazine: DressageToday is dedicated to the fast-growing sport of dressage--a French term meaning "training." We are unique--the only magazine that focuses on in-depth step-by-step training articles every month. In addition to training, readers get articles on the latest innovations in the care and feeding of dressage horses, rider fitness, news of the dressage world and profiles of top horses and riders.
~January 2015 cover and article coverage

Cowgirl Magazine:The first magazine to feature a blend of upscale interior design, fashion & beauty, travel, art, and western equestrian content, all targeted to the modern cowgirl and those who dream of becoming one! 

COWGIRL™ magazine rides across traditional marketing lines, offering advertisers the added value of a diverse readership in addition to a precisely defined target market. COWGIRL™ consumers have a passion for the western lifestyle and significant discretionary income to spend on their homes, their horses and themselves!
~January 2013: The cover (Cowgirl Magazine's all time best selling cover) I was also listed under magazine contributors with a photo of me
~June 2011:  Two page spread in table of contents. My own advertisement

Designers and Stores:

Cowgirl Kim Unique Western Chic 2011 - 2013: Photographer- everything from shoot conception, coordination, logistics, model selection to wardrobe, location scouting, product placement and final editing. Photographs appeared in Cowgirl Kim ads in Cowgirl Magazine, Cowboys and Indians as well as on her website and facebook page. Clothing lines I shot were: Double D Ranchwear, Rocki Gorman, Kippy's, Paige Wallace, Lane Boots, Vintage Collection, Vintage Revival, Kim Yubeta, Love Tokens, Roja, Shabby Soul, Scully, Patricia Wolf, Marrika Nakk, Old Gringo, Roja Collection and many more!
~Cowboys and Indians Dec 2012
~Cowboys and Indians March 2012
~ People Magazine Country Addition April 2013 Advertisement for Cowgirl Kim and DD/Lane Boots.

Marrika Nakk 2013: Combining feminine western chic designs with a bohemian vintage appeal, Marrika Nakk captures beautiful western styles for women. From western bridal dresses to unique cowgirl styles, Marrika Nakk’s designs have been seen on magazine covers, red carpets, and beautiful women around the world.
~Several Marrika Nakk ads. I shot and designed
~Country General Store
~Up Your Alley - Temecula
~Bella Star Western Outfitters & Wedding Wear on site

Olav Jules Designs By Cat Sandstorm 2012 - 2014 Cat and I work on designs to go with shoots I have to shoot and uses the images in her advertising.

Sierra Custom Leather 2013 - 2014: partnering on photography for website, catalogs, advertising materials and print item.

Rolano Leather Designs 2013 - 2014:

Meredith Lockhardt Collections 2012 - 2013: Online catalog and print materials. Shot Bobbi Jeen Olsen for designer (formerly Thistles West). Photographs appeared in marketing materials and website as well as promotional materials for designer (business cards, hand outs, posters, website etc)

Santa Fe Fashion Week 2012: Online catalog and print materials

Western Design Conference 2012 - 2013:  Online catalog and print materials

Rods Western Wear: 2012 Assistant in the Spring Show Catalog - both on location and studio

Brit West

International Magazines:

American Quarter Horse Association Italy: Article with Marrika Nakk

Western & Rodeo Lifestyle Magazine: Cowboy´s Lifestyle Magazine. Původní česko-slovenský tištěný magazín o moderním westernovém životním stylu a rodeovém sportu.

Summer 2014: Article on myself, Marrika Nakk and Tressie Childs, one of my models

Country Life Magazine: 4 x per year and is doing reports on western life style in America but also the Netherlands, Belgium, Scandinavia, Germany, France and Spain. This is mainly for the experience of a number of aspects. Including: Western riding, log homes, western dispatch stores, western restaurants, western movies & music. Western riding: this American driving style is growing very fast in popularity.
~June 2014: My photos are featured in article about Marrika Nakk
~December 2013: Cover. Article on my photography. My ad
~March 2013: Cover. Article about Brit West used my images ( I actively got the magazine to do article on her). My own advertisement
~March 2012: Cover. 6 page article about myself with 5 full color full page photos. My own advertisement
~June 2012: Cover. Eight full page full color (two two page spreads) in article about my photography. My own advertisement
Regional Magazines:

Southern Nevada Equestrian:
~Summer 2012 - Desert Pines Veterinarian ad for Platinum Performance
~Summer 2013 -Mark Keyser's ad. Mentioned in artist page about myself and Cat Sandstorm Designs. My own advertisement

Equine and Canine Companies

Platinum Performance:
~2013 Platinum Performance Equine Winter January 2013. Image of my horse and me was on the cover and as the title bar of an inside page.
~2012 Platinum Performance Canine. My dog, Zane, a blue merle Australian Shepherd graced the cover of two catalogs, many email blasts and eight foot panels which went to Platinum Performance horse shows, conventions, you name it. In 2013 he will be “Mr. July” in the calendar. Here is a photo also

Heritage Brand Tack - partnered with heritage Brand Tack two years 2012-2013. Sponsored by store and offer discount to my models. Images appear on print and promotions on-line and off.

Smart Like Juice: ad in the Reiner magazine

Friesian Horse Crue S.R. - Breeding and performance stallion

Philadelphia Enquirer 2009 Thanksgiving Living Section on Dan Plesac and his horse Captain Zoom.

World of Horses - Lusitano Book 2012 Provided images for book on horse breed. Distributed nationally.

Illinois Horse Fair “Horse Capades” 2012 Provided images for IL Horse Fair promotion.

White Spring Farm - Illinois reining horses

Oseid Performance Horses

Crue the Freisen Stallion -

Buckles and Barrels For Bailey 2013 Buckle Sponsor SouthPoint Equestrian Center Las Vegas, NV: Benefit barrel race for the Spring Valley Hospital NICU. ALL proceeds go to the hospital.

San Pasqual Valley Ranch - Escondido, CA Summer 2013 Arena Sponsor

Photo Contests:

2011 Photoshop World Wescott Shoot Out third place

2012 WPPI Wescott Shoot Out second place

2012 Popular Hotrodding Photo Contest Second Place

2012 Capture My Chicago Photo of the Day multiple times

2014 American Competitive Trail Horse Photo Contest, Ferm Dog Category Winner

Model Websites and Online Portfolios

Jamie Frontz: Pretty Pink Acres (note this model is very volumputous and sexy.. I only say that in case that sort of thing offends you)
Country Routes News
Jennifer Monge at  Ford Models Scottsdale 2013:  Provided Photos of model for their website and model promotion.
Bobbi Jeen Olsen IMDB


big city   2 pics
Country   7 pics
Dress Trashing   18 pics
head shots   6 pics
Heather Shoot Ideas   14 pics
Horse Shots I Like   70 pics
Winter   3 pics

Casting Calls

Casting Call
Apr 19, 2015 Magazine Submission Project Work. Boho/Western



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