What Bruce Smith the fine art portrait photographer loves to create:
Bruce Smith creates stunningly beautiful contemporary fashion inspired portraiture of woman using his 35 years experience as a published professional fashion photographer, his finished contemporary portraits reflect both your inner and outer beauty providing you with an everlasting memory of who you are right now in your life to look at to see your beauty and to keep for ever.
Who is fashion and portrait photographer Bruce Smith
Whenever the world’s ‘Top Fashion and Celebrity Portrait Photographers’ are discussed, one name which is always mentioned with immense respect and admiration is Bruce Smith.
His 35 years professional fashion and portrait photography experience
Since starting as a freelance photographer in 1983, Paris, Monaco and Bordeaux based photographer Bruce Smith has continued to produce stunning and incredibly memorable fashion images, fine art nudes photography, celebrity portraits, nudes and boudoir style portraiture photography on a specialised skill level which leaves other “great” photographers in complete awe of what he has created.
Teaching his photography knowledge to other photographers for nearly 20 years
Over the past 15 years Bruce has been sharing his knowledge and experience gained over his distinguished career to encourage and inspire other photographers through his fashion, portrait and nudes photography courses, workshops, master classes, fashion, portrait or nudes photography holidays in France near Bordeaux as well as other major fashion cities around Europe.
Fine art books of some of Bruce’s contemporary fashion, nudes and portrait photography
Bruce has recently gone through his astounding archive of images to produce a new fine art book titled “130k Words in Pictures”, which contains a collection of his best and most iconic photographs. It comes as no surprise that it has already been described as a “classic” by many of his peers within the industry.
Considered a legendary fashion and portrait photographer by the professional photography industry
Legend is a very over-used word in the modern day world, but Bruce Smith can be described as a legend within his industry and lifetime, without any contradiction or argument.
Authored by Paul Abraham
(Not my own words, in-fact I was quite embarrassed to read the above when I saw it for the first time)
Fine artistic nudes photography workshops
Fashion photography workshops
Portrait photography workshops
Commercial, editorial and fashion photography
All workshops are either held as 1-2-1 private workshops or restricted numbers of photographers on all group workshops.
In order to maximize this education opportunity, each delegate is assured private one-to-one shooting time with every model for each and every ‘look’.
Bruce has been a professional fashion and celebrity portrait photographer for 35 years.
You are a part of the team for the time you are on your course.
Delegates assimilate fully with the models, stylist and hair and make up artist and learn hands on from Bruce and the team just what performs, what does not and why.
Bruce has shoot for his many fashion clients on location all over the world from Alaska to Australia. Above was shot in Colorado.
Discover the secrets of shooting amazing fashion, portrait and nudes photography lighting .
Learn how the photos you have seen in numerous publications are achieved, when you discover how Bruce lights his amazing location or studio portraiture photographs, then practice it for yourself through the lesson!
Bruce was commissioned to write the first how to shoot professional digital fashion photography book USA: Fashion Photography A Complete Guide UK: Pro Digital Fashion Photography A Complete Guide)
What past students have said.
When you book your fashion, nudes or boudoir portraiture photography class, have a look at the former students remarks and photographs, exactly where each picture was shot by delegates whilst on Bruce Smith fashion portrait or nudes photography workshop.
Celebrating 35 years as a professional fashion photographer this year since Bruce’s first fashion photography shoot assignment back in 1983
You will be working with a professional team.
Bruce only chooses working professionals to be part of his team. This guarantees that the wardrobe stylists and make up artists are creating relevant and dazzling ‘looks’ that help to make the daylight studio fashion pictures that will go in to your portfolio be right UP TO DATE fashion photos..
Fine art nude portrait by Bruce Smith
Agency standard professional models.
You’ll be shooting with Bruce’s choice of agency level professional artistic models, selected for their appearance in addition to their ability to work with photographers. For those who have never captured pics of a professional model before, it will give you an insight to a completely new world of creative imagination.
Mixing flash and daylight on a clients location fashion photography shoot in London
Essential information tips and hints.
The Bruce Smith Photography Academy Classes will give you a foundation from which to actively pursue freelance photography as a vocation. The photography courses contain essential insights, tips and techniques that will inspire you to develop your own skills and style as a fashion nude photographer – so you too can capture the glamour, dynamism, and sophistication of the glamour photography industry.
Shooting classical fashion on location with just the available light and relfectors
To become the best you need to be taught by the best.
Students receive a professional experience because we only use the best team members, models and facilities for these courses. YOU will be taught by a seasoned professional with 35 years experience shooting for high calibre studio clients all over the world.
Chateau De Clerac near Bordeaux, the location for most of Bruce Smith’s fashion, portrait and nudes photography workshops
Combining the important elements.
During these photography classes, Bruce demonstrates and explains to you all of the key information, from setting up the perfect lighting set ups for people or preparing to shoot on location. Working with agency standard professional professional models. Post-production and Photoshop for location fashion skills and how to break into this amazing industry. Helping you to compete within the fashion photography business.
Bruce on the top of a mountain in Alaska, it was taken during one of his many location fashion photography shoots produced around the world
You will get a unique opportunity to combine all of these elements to produce your own bridal fashion portraiture pictures for your portfolio during these photography courses.
To achieve amazing fashion, portraits or nudes pictures you need to be able to communicate, direct and be in control of your shoot. All of which you will learn during a Bruce Smith photography workshop and all of these skills he teaches and helps you to refine so you are at the start of developing your own unique style of fashion, portrait or nudes photography.
Contact Bruce Smith below if you want to talk to him about your own fashion, portrait or nudes photography training.