How To Shoot Fashion Photography Book Review

Now is the time to get into fashion photography and there’s no better way to learn all the tricks and tips of this trade than “Fashion Photography A Complete Guide”. by Bruce Smith

Insider Bruce Smith explores every aspect of fashion photography, from high-end couture and beauty for both editorial and commercial clients, to runway, swimwear, lingerie, and more, with full information on how to break into the business.

Bruce has been shooting fashion photography assignments all over the world over the past 30 or so years in most of the major fashion cities such as London, Paris, New York and Milan plus many other countries like Alaska, Australia, Africa,Thailand, Morocco, Borneo, Vietnam  plus many more, producing high profile fashion shoots along with all aspects of fashion shoot production.  Who better to come to to learn how to shoot fashion photography.

Topics in his book include equipment, styling, backgrounds, hair and makeup, locations, lighting, production and directing, Photoshop, preparing images for press, marketing, and much, much more.

Interviews with Peruo, Rankin, Barry Lategan, and David Lachapelle who all give some of their insight into succeeding in this field.

Fast-track your knowledge and skills. This book is a great introduction to the fashion photography industry and the perfect preparation for taking one of Bruce’s fashion photography courses.


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Model Photography Training Workshops and Courses with internationally published industry professional “Bruce Smith”



Helping you to develop your technical and personal photographic skills for shooting models. 


Attributes needed to be a great photographer:

Fresh image ideas

Openness to build trust

Communication with your team

Directing your models and subjects

Control of your lighting and camera techniques

Courses and workshops in:

Fashion and beauty

Fine art nudes

Fashion nudes

Erotic fashion


The attributes of a great photographer.

  • Camera and lighting techniques that will improve your ability to control all aspects of your photography shoot. 


Bruce will take your through these attributes in easy to follow steps over each day of his workshops and courses, all of which Bruce believes are the essential skills and attributes needed to make great images.Fashion, erotic and fine art nude photography training courses and workshops covering lighting techniques and how to work with fashion and nude professional models for advanced, intermediate and beginner photographers, all mentored by Bruce: an internationally published fashion and fine art nudes photographer. 


Testing with top model agency models. 

Most photographers begin their career by shooting model portfolio tests via the top model agencies. Its Bruce’s objective to get your photography to a high technical level and confident enough to visit the new faces bookers at these agencies and have them request you to shoot portfolio test for their models. 


Do you want to get published? 

Join Bruce on the Fashion Editorial Shoot Experience and it may just happen. Giving new photographers the opportunity to get their images published in fashion magazines. Read more: 


What is it that makes a great photographer? 

A passionate reason to communicate through their fresh ideas through images, openness of the heart and mind as well as the eye, precise communication, very direct and positive direction and being in control of their kit and extensive technical knowledge. Bruce teaches these attributes plus a great deal more during his demonstrations at photography conventions and seminars, and at the fashion and fine art nude photography courses and photography workshops that personally Bruce operates. 

The residential photography workshops and courses in photographing the nude, fashion or erotic photography make perfect photographic learning holidays. Please “register” and stay in the loop re photography training courses and workshops. It’s free and you get to hear about new workshops and special offers before every body else. Connect with Bruce using the follow links above right on his social media and share using the share links on the left.

Fashion Photographer In Paris



Last year I moved my life to France where I am available to shoot fashion for look books, advertising and magazine editorials.

I also shoot personal fine art nudes for my books. As well as create beautiful fine nude or erotic boudoir portraits as special commissions.



To find out more visit my fashion and fine art nudes photographers website.



The Bruce Smith Photography Academy Survey.

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Hollywood Glamour Photography And Lighting Courses At The Bruce Smith Photography Academy

Hollywood Glamour Photography And Lighting Courses At The Bruce Smith Photography Academy.


Hollywood Glamour Photography And Lighting Course

Learn to recreate and direct the style, atmosphere and lighting of the Hollywood era

in the studio and on location in London Sep 2013

Weekend Photography Courses

Weekend Photography Courses.

Weekend Photography Courses

Fashion Or Fine Art Nude Photography Courses Over The Weekend  Survey

We are planning to run some of our courses over the weekend and would love to hear your thoughts about this as well as the locations that you would like to take such courses. Please get back to us with your suggestions.

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I would like to take a weekend course in fashion photography.

I would like to take a weekend course in fine art nude photography.

I would like to take a weekend course in hollywood lighting.

Please copy and paste the text bellow into the email that opens when you click the above options and fill in the blanks.

Also please put your contact details along with an image or two no bigger that 500k, plus your photography experience level,  beginner, intermediate or advanced.


I would like to take a course in ………………… photography in this city/country…………………….. during the month of……………… . 

Please send me some more information about the Bruce Smith Photography Academy weekend courses.



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Many thanks for your input, we really appreciate it.


Bruce Smith