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Hotel in Moncton
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Please DO NOT say you are there to shoot should anyone ask, you are just there to ‘visit a friend’.
If you have any difficulty getting to the room please contact me at 416-617-7399
Makeup call times below – Shoots will follow. Please check back closer to the date as times may change. Please arrive with your hair already done.
Friday January 26, 2024
8:00am Melissa Russell
9:00am Debra Halley
10:00am Janet Weber*
11:00am Leah Wormell*
12:00pm Caroline Rodwell*
1:00pm Jill McNeil
* Retainer paid, balance due at the shoot
Please bring an external drive or laptop if possible (Laptop preferred) – It’s the easiest way to give you your pics after our shoot.
My mobile is 416-617-7399
I get asked quite a bit if it’s customary to tip me / the makeup artist and while it’s not mandatory, it certainly goes a long way. I’ve seen tips rage anywhere from $50 to $200. Again, this is not mandatory.
While we have select pieces of wardrobe available at the studio it would be prohibitively difficult to travel with. As a result, we ask models bring all their own wardrobe. It’s a good idea to bring more than you think you’ll need. It’s good to have options.
Please arrive to the shoot with clean, dry hair and no make up. All make up and hair will be provided for you. From the beginning of make up till the end of your shoot you can expect to be there for a minimum 2 hours.
Location shoots are closed private sets, we ask you refrain from bringing friends or family as a courtesy to other models and space becomes very limited if everyone brings people.
From the day of your shoot, you have 365 days to select your edits. Simply email me (email@example.com) the file numbers of your selects.
Please be sure to email me your mobile number, and any names/aliases you may go by. (You would be surprised by how often we receive deposits from maiden/married names while models message using other names or aliases). Please also let me know any/all names we may expect to hear from you with.
Other things to bring with you to the shoot; Robe, Toothbrush and paste, Nude thong, No-show socks, Nude and black heels, and or props you would like to shoot with. (Please advise in advance if the prop is excessive in size).
Eyelashes will be provided however, if you have clip in extensions and choose to wear them for your shoot, please have them in when you arrive.
A little bit of colour also always looks good on camera so if you are tanned great, if not you may want to do a spray tan, however do not think stage or competition dark. An even nice golden glow is best.
Wardrobe suggestions : FITNESS (simple sports bra, booty shorts, tank top etc .Please bring heels as they help to bring out your legs even when shooting from the knee up) LINGERIE if you would like, SWIMWEAR, or CASUAL, which could be tank and jeans and/or underwear.
You will receive all of your pictures before you leave. Your pictures are yours and you may use them as you please.*(For personal use only)
You get to leave with all your pics in hi-res at the end of your shoot.
Shoots are not transferable and retainers / payments are not refundable. See here for a refresher.
Most models are amazed at how fast the time seems to fly by. I can get the desired effect / look within the first few pictures. The benefit of this is you get a high percentage of usable images in a very short amount of time. In fact, there is never more than a minute or two spent on adjusting lighting, if even that. You may also have noticed how many images are circulated on social media that have not been edited. The images do not require much, (if any) editing to the final image. Another reason you get a high percentage of useable images.