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4 WEIRDEST MOMENTS During Photoshoots! We Asked 4 PROs

4 WEIRDEST MOMENTS During Photoshoots! We Asked 4 PROs

“Whatever situations you’re in, you have to find a way to rock it.”

Mary Marantz

 

Depending on the location, people you work with and random hiccups of uncontrollable universe, some peculiar situations might arise on set, which you might find simply weird. Maybe your maternity photoshoot will rapidly change direction, as baby suddenly decides that it’s her mother’s time to go into labor. Or during a nice set in the middle of a  gorgeous meadow, a mischievous bee stings your  model in the nose, and well of course it is a beauty shoot that you prepared for for months.

So what do you do?

We asked  4 PRO photographers in Los Angeles how they wing it 🙂

The full interview is available of YOUTUBE.  For your convenience, here is the transcript of it as well.

Bekah Wriedt @bekahwriedt : I remember once I almost got kidnapped during a photo shoot. I don’t know if I could-

Bekah Wriedt @bekahwriedt  : A white van. I was shooting downtown, and my model saw it. I had her turned to walk the other way, and she saw this white van flying towards us, and it had the door open. There was two men out, and we just went into our cars and drove away, and then they blocked the exit. They drove over the median, and it was quite the adventure.

Julia Mindar @juliamindar_photography : When I shoot outdoors, I see all these beautiful models. I have a lot of attention from the guys, passing by, whistling. This is the funny part, but I kind of like all these positive people are act positively. This is the fun part of this job, especially when they’re like … I shoot lingerie or something, so we get a lot of attention. We can have the little couch in there, taking pictures. It’s fun.

Kelly Elaine @kellyelainephoto : When I first moved to L.A., this must have been about six years ago or something. I wanted to get some new subjects, so I put an ad on Craigslist about doing black and white editorial work. I got three responses. One guy was fantastic and I still keep in touch with him today. One woman was a little off her rocker, but not dangerous, completely harmless. Then one other guy responded, and he said he would be fine with getting naked in the photos, if I wanted him to. Needless to say, I didn’t work with that guy. Just beware of Craigslist.

Loretta Richert @lolagraphy_photo : I have shot some dancers in the rain and in the mud, and I’ve hiked dancers into swimming ponds where it’s raining and muddy, and I’ll have them get in, and jump in. That’s a little peculiar, I guess. I mean, those are some of my … I love when something is odd or different about the shoot so I can kind of expand upon the peculiar.

 

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