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Nicole-Marii
Posts: 5
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


I am hoping someone can give me some information on what to bring to a photo shoot, excluding wardrobe?
Thank you!
Dec 07 12 03:46 pm  Link  Quote 
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Laurence Moan
Posts: 7,701
Huntington Beach, California, US


Skillz
Dec 07 12 03:47 pm  Link  Quote 
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B R U N E S C I
Posts: 25,319
Bath, England, United Kingdom


Engery, enthusiasm, fearlessness...






Just my $0.02

Ciao
Stefano

www.stefanobrunesci.com
Dec 07 12 03:50 pm  Link  Quote 
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sidney_k
Posts: 874
Paris, Île-de-France, France


Nicole-Marii wrote:
I am hoping someone can give me some information on what to bring to a photo shoot, excluding wardrobe?
Thank you!

Self-esteem, that is all you need.

Dec 07 12 03:53 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
FJR Photography
Posts: 6,617
Pekin, Indiana, US


-B-R-U-N-E-S-C-I- wrote:
Engery, enthusiasm, fearlessness...






Just my $0.02

Ciao
Stefano

www.stefanobrunesci.com

Nailed that response!    +1

Dec 07 12 03:54 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
D. Brian Nelson
Posts: 5,477
Rapid City, South Dakota, US


Shoes.
Dec 07 12 03:54 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Vincent Arthur
Posts: 899
Red Bank, New Jersey, US


Bring an extra of your favorite femine hygene product, just in case.

Makeup
Dec 07 12 04:06 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
ForeverFotos
Posts: 6,621
Indianapolis, Indiana, US


OP, that's one question you should always ask your photographer when arranging your shoot. It will be greatly appreciated.
Dec 07 12 04:08 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
RSM-images
Posts: 4,226
Jacksonville, Florida, US


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courage & confidence

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Dec 07 12 04:11 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
JDM Photographer
Posts: 222
Kenmore, New York, US


everything you can fit into the biggest bag you have
Dec 07 12 04:12 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Camerosity
Posts: 5,125
Saint Louis, Missouri, US


I always suggest that the model bring powder, lip gloss, a hand mirror, a hair brush and hair spray for freshening up in mid-shoot. If there's an MUA, the MUA doesn't always hang around until the end of the shoot.


And nail polish or an extra set of acrylic nails - just in case. I'm planning to re-do a shoot, in part because one of the models lost two of her nails.
Dec 07 12 04:33 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Nicole-Marii
Posts: 5
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Thank you for all the advice, much appreciated.
Dec 07 12 05:21 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Loli Scotch
Posts: 78
Austin, Texas, US


Definitely ask the photographer before hand.  Every photographer has a different image in mind - some want you to bring specific pieces of clothing, or tons of pieces to look at.  Some like heels, others like tennis shoes for walking to different areas.  Some want you to bring nothing but what you are wearing or a robe.  Maybe a towel.  Maybe props.  Some will be annoyed if you bring every thing forever you might possibly want to use, and others will appreciate it.

It is always best to ask such things before a shoot.

Now, that said, a little bit of powder or gloss, if the shoot involves make-up, is great for freshening up and fits in your purse.  Also, always bring your ID!

Then all that is left is to bring yourself, and make sure you rock the shoot with your confidence.  ;P
Dec 07 12 05:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
ElizabethBlueEyes
Posts: 184
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Oomph.
Dec 07 12 09:01 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
AJ_In_Atlanta
Posts: 12,694
Atlanta, Georgia, US


Why would a model bring makeup to a shoot?

Spare heels, nude thong, safety pins, any personal hygiene products, maybe a spare ponytail holder.  But mostly it's about energy and emotions
Dec 07 12 09:18 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Flex Photography
Posts: 5,160
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


Great helpful modeling info on many topics in Rachel Jay's blog
Dec 07 12 10:03 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
christiecreepydolls
Posts: 321
Los Angeles, California, US


AJScalzitti wrote:
Why would a llama bring makeup to a shoot?

If there is no MUA touch-ups might be needed. I bring my backpack full of odds and ends like gloss, powder, a brush, extra clothes, shoes, water, and a mirror.

Dec 07 12 11:08 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Christy Yarbrough
Posts: 42
Huntsville, Alabama, US


Love this post. I get this question form ever model I shoot. My answer is always "What ever you like and a good attitude". But really--  just bring your "A" game and all work  out.
Dec 07 12 11:18 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
EdwardKristopher
Posts: 3,375
Tempe, Arizona, US


You!
Dec 07 12 11:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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Abbitt Photography
Posts: 11,448
Oakland Acres, Iowa, US


You really need to talk to the photographer to discuss wardrobe needs.
Dec 08 12 08:07 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
M Pandolfo Photography
Posts: 12,116
Tampa, Florida, US


A Venti Quad Iced Mocha Breve...please.
Dec 08 12 08:11 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Raven Nyx
Posts: 17
Bristol, England, United Kingdom


Herself ha.
Dec 08 12 08:12 am  Link  Quote 
Artist/Painter
MainePaintah
Posts: 1,713
Saco, Maine, US


Bring a robe and some slippers!

I paint pastel figure paintings, so my models are always nude.
Dec 08 12 08:14 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
DOUGLASFOTOS
Posts: 8,257
Los Angeles, California, US


Abbitt Photography wrote:
You really need to talk to the photographer to discuss wardrobe needs.

read what OP said. lol

and bring yourself..and only yourself to your shoot.

Dec 08 12 08:44 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Rob Barbery Photography
Posts: 443
Clovis, California, US


Her Best!
Dec 08 12 08:52 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
AJ_In_Atlanta
Posts: 12,694
Atlanta, Georgia, US


Christie Doll Face wrote:

If there is no MUA touch-ups might be needed. I bring my backpack full of odds and ends like gloss, powder, a brush, extra clothes, shoes, water, and a mirror.

I guess, but I would not bother to do a shoot without professional makeup artist.

Dec 08 12 08:53 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Fresh Faces Photography
Posts: 258
Santa Rosa, California, US


A smile. And I can't tell you how many times a model has forgotten to bring a hairbrush. The rest of your kit should become apparent after discussing the shoot with the photog.
Dec 10 12 04:20 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
intense_puppy
Posts: 864
Brighton, England, United Kingdom


Money.
Dec 10 12 04:35 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Barely StL
Posts: 780
Saint Louis, Missouri, US


If there's any chance she'll be posing with bare feet, baby wipes to clean the bottoms of her feet - in case the photographer doesn't have some.
Jan 06 13 07:48 pm  Link  Quote 
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