NYC Fotoworks – The Details of Fashion Photography

Rockwell Harwood, Creative Director of Details Magazine and Brian Smith will be presenting the anatomy of a magazine fashion shoot as we take workshop participants through The DETAILS of Fashion Photography as a part of the NYC Fotoworks on Saturday, October 30th in the freshly renovated downtown Manhattan Sand Box Studio. Rockwell and I will demonstrate the collaboration between creative director and photographer on our magazine fashion shoot model shoot sponsored by Sony. After the shoot, photographers will be able to sit down with Rockwell and learn what makes a great fashion image. Photographers are encouraged to bring their own work so that they can receive critique from the industry’s leading creative director.

They will be followed by Chris Dougherty, Director of Photography of People Magazine, who’ll discuss Editorial Photography in a Post-Print World, a hot topic on the minds of many editorial photographers.

NYC Fotoworks begins the three-day events hosting portfolio reviews with top magazine photo editors and creative directors on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29. This is an incredibly efficient way of getting in to see the editors in two days who you’d have a hard time getting in to see if you two years. It’s a great way for emerging photographers to get their foot in the door and for established photographers to catch up with their existing clients in a very time efficient manner.

NYC Fotoworks organizers Marc Asnin and Joshua Herman explain: “We’ve gone and interviewed some of the best in the photo business, including directors of photography, gallery managers, editors, and agents to give photographers an idea what the professionals are looking for in a great portfolio review.

Portfolio reviewers are subject to change but the all-star line-up of photo editors, photo directors and creative directors on list include: Nadine McCarthy of Allure Magazine; Kathleen Klech, Jocelyn Miller and Esin Goknar of Conde Nast Traveler, Michael Itkoff of Daylight Magazine, Rockwell Harwood of Details Magazine, Lisa Berman of Entertainment Weekly, Maisie Todd and Darrick Harris of ESPN Magazine, Michael Norseng of Esquire, Leslie dela Vega of Essence, Meghan Hurley and Jessica Adler of Fast Company, Amy Berkley and Caitlin Peters of Field & Stream, Michele Hadlow of Forbes, Alix Colow and Armin Harris of Fortune, Freelance Editors Hillary Raskin and Marianne Butler, Justin O’Neil of GQ, Suzanne Donaldson of Glamour Magazine, Travis Ruse of Inc. Magazine, Wendy Tiefenbacker of Kiplinger’s, James Morris of Lucky Magazine, Jeanie Graves of Men’s Health Magazine, Natasha Lunn of More Magazine, Lea Golis of New York Magazine, Jason Houston of Orion Magazine, Michele Brea of People Espanol, Chris Dougherty, Florence Nash and Karen O’Donnell of People Magazine, Allison Torrisi and Michele Ervin of Popular Mechanics, Helen Cannavale and Rebecca Steele of Prevention Magazine, Lauren Epstein of Real Simple Magazine, Bruce Perez of Redbook Magazine, Cynthia Seabright and Jean Cabacungan Lewis of Self Magazine, Jennifer Pastore of Teen Vogue, Whitney Johnson of The New Yorker, Denise Sfraga of This Old House Magazine, Jill Tatara of Time For Kids, Denise Bosco, Erine Monteiro and Jonathan Kane of Time Inc. Content Solutions, Crary Pullen of Time Magazine, Rose Fiorentino of TV Guide Magazine and Susan White of Vanity Fair.

Reps reviewing work include: Becky Lewis of Art & Commerce, David Laidler of Aurora Photo, Clare O’Day of Clare Agency, Jeffery D Smith of Contact Press Images, Meredith Kamuda, Jen Fox Freeman, Sarah Travis and Rita Rivera of Corbis, Geoffrey Katz of CPi Reps, Rob Magnotta of Edge Reps, Janice Moses of Moses Represents, Olive Head of Olive Head Agency, Nancy Jo Iacoi of Plum Reps, JP Pappis of Polaris Images, Maria Avitabile of Redux Advertising, Marcel Saba of Redux Pictures, Sherry Riad of Radical Media, Audrie Lawrence of Redux Advertising, Robert Bacall of Robert Bacall Reps, Kristina Snyder of Snyder & Company, Frank Meo of The Photo Closer, Bill Hannigan of VH-Artist

Gallery reviewers include Andrea Meislin, Bonni Benrubi, Clamp Art, Howard Greenberg, Michael Mazzeo, Steven Kasher, 25 Central Park West and 511 Gallery. Art Buyers include: Lisa Oropallo of Digitas, Agetha Maciejewski of McCann Erickson, Amita Sehgal of Mother New York, Patti Zarkin and Jennifer Tyler of Publicis USA and Leah Hamilton of Spike DDB.

NYC Fotoworks is sponsored by Sony, PhotoShelter, LowePro, Photo Argus, Calumet, Daylight Magazine and K&M Camera

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