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Behind the Scenes Video of Fashion Photography Photo Shoot

Behind the Scenes VIDEO of Professional

Fashion Photographer Joseph Cristina

On Location “Run & Gun” Test Hasselblad H4D-40 Medium Format Digital Camera

Run & Gun was my theme – Unlike many, I decided to detach this $27,000 camera kit from it’s umbilical cord and shot untethered with high speed UDMA SanDisk 16gb & 32gb Memory Cards.

At $1,000/hr for location costs, it was both Awe-Inspiring & Exhilarating at the same time! I can not say enough about the team of 11 creatives whom collaborated on this project to make it happen! Thank you all!

This video is simply a fast paced “Run & Gun” depiction of the Fashion Shoot testing the Hasselblad H4D-40 Medium Format Digital Camera. I hope you enjoy it.

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These images were taken during a fashion shoot in in sunny Miami, Florida at Shake-A-Leg Miami Aquatic Center and Marine Academy. You may see some familiar locations in the images and behind the scenes video as several segments of the USA Network hit TV show “Burn Notice” were filmed there, Sailing Dock as well as a Private Island.

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Fashion Photography Behind the Scenes of Professional Photo Shoot Fashion Photographer Joseph Cristina

Behind the Scenes of Professional Fashion Photography Shoot in Miami Beach FL

with Joseph Cristina Fashion Photographer from Allure Multimedia

As a fashion photographer that absolutely loves working with fashion designers, this gig was a dream. While, being given the opportunity to put the Hasselblad H4D-40 medium format 40 megapixel digital camera through it’s paces in a non-traditional “Run and Gun Style”, “Real World”, “On Location” high fashion photography photo shoot was like giving a kid the keys to a candy store; I’m still on a sensor high! This entire shoot would shot with the Hassy and a back Canon 5DmkII as a control unit!

Run & Gun was my theme – Unlike many, I decided to detach this $20,000-$30,000 camera kit from it’s umbilical cord and shot untethered with high speed UDMA SanDisk 16gb & 32gb Memory Cards.

So …

NO Cables

NO Laptop

NO Pro Lighting (580ex II’s + Pocket Wizards Only)

= Light Weight, Mobile & Tons of Fun!

A full review on my experience with this camera will be soon coming by Press Agent Trevor Current of CurrentPhotographer.com whom flew down to Sunny Miami Florida just to cover this location fashion shoot. Stay Tuned!

The shoot took place in sunny Miami, Florida at Shake-A-Leg Miami Aquatic Center and Marine Academy. You may see some familiar locations in the images and behind the scenes video as several segments of the USA Network hit TV show “Burn Notice” were filmed there, Sailing Dock as well as a Private Island.

Our 10 hour day included 11 creatives all collaborating to make this project a success. I hope you enjoy the fashion photographs and Behind the Scenes video soon to be released.


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How to pick an Actor Headshot or Modeling Headshot Photographer?

HINT: ALL ASPIRING MODELS & ACTORS MUST KNOW

When commissioning a photographer, take the time to look at their portfolio, discuss with them exactly what you or the agency requires and for the Love of God, do your due diligence before wasting your money.
If you think (man or woman) you can do your own hair & makeup; SLAP YOURSELF once for being ignorant and twice for being so damn cheap! (Did I say that?… YES! YES I DID…) A hair & makeup artist on location during your session will not only provide you with a better photographic appearance but will also provide different hair do’s and fashion styling which ultimately will benefit you by providing a greater number of looks to proof through once your session is over.

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Professional actor headshot acting headshots by Joseph Cristina Allure Multimedia Palm Beach FLorida

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This is a update to the post entitled Actor Actor Headshots & Becoming An Actor; Hope this helps!

Well after going though many shots, LA Actor Benjamin James selected this image to represent himself and as a branding portrait. As discussed, the image MUST

Must depict the actor in his or her best light * You just gotta look good, plain and simple; nothing highbrow here!
Must be Timely * Should appeal to “today’s” Agencies / Movie & TV Producers * Always be hip & in fashion * NEVER look dated!
Must not “LOOK” heavily retouched or altered * How many of you have seen “modeling photos” that look like plastic dolls?
Must have an eclectic essence or mass appeal * You don’t want to ever be pigeonholed as an actor!
Must brand YOU as to who you are or who you aspire to be * Read my Branding Article to learn more about this concept
Once again, becoming an actor is not easy but with strong collateral materials you can reach for the stars.

In an up an coming article I will be explaining what an Actor Portfolio so encompass and why you should have one when courting an acting agencies.

For inquiries regarding Professional Acting Headshots, Modeling Headshots or our anything regarding our Professional South Florida based Photography Studio here in Sunny West Palm Beach and to book a session, please ring us at 561.762.8968 or simply complete our contact form located here!

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Actor Headshots & Becoming An Actor
When becoming an actor, Actor Headshots are one of the most important requirements and can make the difference in getting casting calls and not. Headshots for actors help agencies place their talent with producers, film makers, TV Producers and alike. No matter if you’re looking to become a Hollywood Actor Super Star in California or star in a Disney Production in Orlando, FL a high quality acting headshot by and professional headshot photographer is critical! So, what makes Actor Headshots good?

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Bridal Boudoir Photography Palm Beach South Florida Boudoir Photographer Joseph Cristina Allure Multimedia

Bridal Boudoir Sensual Photography Palm Beach South Florida Boudoir Photographer Joseph Cristina

Like all other forms of portraiture, my Bridal Boudoir Photography remains as always ” Classy NOT Trashy ” but does allow for surreal themes, playfulness and artistry with styling seen within the pages of todays top fashion magazines. The striking images seen here were a collaboration between The Bride, my beautiful wife, Fabiola, Licensed Cosmetologist / Hair & Makeup Artist and myself professional photographer. From a beautiful bridal Boudoir Portrait, to an angelic fashion image and even a more thought provoking photograph including Gold Plated Guns; all allowed us to have a great time while exploring the imagination of our client.

When a bride commissions us for a Bridal Boudoir Photography Session she is able to have fun, let go of her inhibitions and allow herself to enjoy the process of creating stunning photographs which her future husband will absolutely adore!

The ” same ol’ ” bridal gift to a bride’s fiancĂ©e has been replaced with high-end magazine quality works of art! Over the years we have been told that our sensual photography sessions are truly life transforming events and many have returned years later for another session!

Side Note: It was touching to see a tear come from the fiancĂ©e when, while getting ready, he was presented with a beautiful box containing a heart felt letter along with his ” lil’ angel’s ( now super models ) photograph “!

We are located in Sunny South Florida Palm Beach County but travel Country and even worldwide sharing our gifts. Give your husband or significant other something special, something from the heart, a piece of you which will be treasured for a lifetime. Book your session with Joseph and Fabiola today.