Putting together an independently produced photoshoot for the first time? Or are you looking for new and improved ways to refine your process? Our tips below will set you up for success and provide insight about how to execute a photoshoot you’re proud of.
Lifestyle shoot by Mathieu Young.
Have a vision
It all starts here. Your job as an artist is to find a way to translate your ideas, experience, passion, curiosity into imagery that inspires your audience.
Start with the end in mind. Imagine you have successfully completed this photoshoot. Ask yourself these questions:
- Who would you ideally like to see these photos (“everyone” is a bad answer. Get specific.)
- How do you want your audience to feel after they’ve seen these photos?
- Is […]
Beginning today, photographers can apply for up to 10 hours of free studio time
July 12, 2018
Photography community EyeEm and Space for Arts, an online photo studio booking platform, have partnered to provide 100 hours of free studio space to photographers in New York City in the month of August.
Starting today, photographers can apply via this form for ½ day or full day shoots in one of two studios on the Space for Arts platform. Applications will be accepted for ten days, after which EyeEm and Space for Arts will vet each application and pick passion projects to support.
“We’ve always been about the love of photography and sharing important visual stories,” said EyeEm Co-founder and CEO Florian Meissner. “This partnership allows us to provide a space for photographers to do just that, to shoot their passion projects without the burden of spending money on a space.”
The two companies are […]
Space for Arts and EyeEm teamed up this summer to sponsor a mission looking for photographic representations of creative space. Creative space is a concept embracing the mental, physical, and emotional environments within which creativity operates. It is something you must carve out and claim for yourself. The mission launched June 13th, with a week for photographers of all levels from across the globe to submit their favorite shots.
EyeEm is the world’s leading mobile photography community marketplace, making it a prime resource for photographers, producers, and creative directors alike. Unlike platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, which focus on real time communication, EyeEm is building the next generation photography content platform. The Berlin-based company has created a rich digital archive of photos. Photographers retain their rights and are in control of choosing which photos to sell to brands, agencies, designers, etc. And with millions of images to […]
Iconic images aren’t always shot on a pristine white cyc background. If you are looking for a unique texture or environment you’re often forced to shoot at a drafty location or need to plan to shoot outdoors. Here are seven Space For Arts vetted studios from $500 to $3500 a day that offer tons of character, unique settings and dynamic backgrounds for any price point—all with the amenities of a photo studio rental.
This creative 2,000 sq ft space is located on the edge of the vibrant area of Williamsburg. It is ideal for Photoshoots, Video Production, and Showrooms. The space has an open plan and a welcoming feel. Large windows fill the room with natural light and the high ceilings and wooden […]
Sometimes only natural light will give you the intimate and authentic feeling your photograph needs. Find that golden hour any time of year (for as little as $500 a day) at one of these five favorite natural light studios at Space For Arts.
“Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.” – George Eastman
1. Tribecca Photo Studio
This one room Tribecca photo studio is bright and airy with a crisp and clean with a separate make-up room and kitchen. It’s extremeely affordable at just $700 a day.
2. Midtown Manhattan Loft
Measuring 2,600 usable square feet with 11 foot ceilings, this Midtown Manhattan Loft Photo Studio offers abundant daylight […]