Shoots with Unplanned Results

Hey guys! I tried to title this one as judiciously as possible haha. Back when you guys were all new and not as great as you currently are, how did you handle shoots that didn't come out as expected? On a recent shoot I tried out something a little elaborate but it didn't come out as planned, for a variety of reasons. It was just a TFP gig...

Finding the Right Models for Fashion, tips?

I've been getting more into fashion. But been having a very difficult time finding the models that give that fashion feel, like 5'8+. Can you or have you done any fashion images with shorter models? If so, please share the images and your experience on trying to make the image look and feel like a fashion image.

Hello

Hi, my name is Jose and I'm based in Switzerland close to Zurich.
Fashion and portrait photography are my main focus and that's what I like to do.

Here is a short introduction from a shoot for IRÔ (a french fashionlable)

If you like to have a look and foolow some of my activities from the photography part of my life just...

Do you work with unethical Modeling "Agencies"?

I am an advocate of models working with agencies. But not any agencies, agencies who actually run an ethical business. As you may already know the vast majority of modeling/talent/etc. agencies have unethical business practices, such as treating the models are clients instead as a coworker or part of the process to gain revenue from the actual...

How Was This Lit?

At this point in my photography the biggest thing I'm trying to get a grip of is how to get varied looks and dissecting shots trying to figure out how they're lit.

I really like the look of this, how do you think this was lit? I got as far as thinking of a beauty dish camera right, but what else is going on here ya think? Seems like a...

Creative Agencies in Love with Compositing...

I'm not ranting here but I wonder if creative agencies would hire photographers who don't composite. I've heard of some campaigns of "no photoshop" which I'm somewhat a fan of just I like to photoshop just not specifically compositing for my own style. They look great, just my specific style I'd prefer realistic looking images as much as...