May 04, 2011
Aerial is one of the most beautiful performance arts to behold, fleeting moments of pose and physical perfection as if suspended in flight. Imagery in those moments, often times difficult to capture through the lens, is motion frozen in time and space, body and form as seen no other way. In the brief seconds of suspended pose is something intangible.
There is a reason why outstanding aerial imagery is uncommon. Event performances rarely allow close interaction. Prime shoot opportunities at live shows are lost to distant snapshots through a crowd or obscured by blocked view and cluttered backgrounds. Lighting is a challenge in itself, going well beyond studio defaults and conventional equipment. An act of frustration for many photographers, to see such amazing form, pose, and performance, and not do it justice through the lens.
For one night only, Adam Chilson is offering the shoot opportunity of a lifetime. Come shoot multiple performances by top aerial artists on a one-of-a-kind, 20′ suspension rig. Get a variety of shots with multiple backgrounds, lit by custom equipment built for the sole purpose of capturing the aerial arts. Get up close and personal, finding that perfect angle or composition. Direct and take time to create the perfect image with close one-on-one interaction with the most amazing assembly of aerial artists you could ever hope to photograph.
This is NOT just another group shoot. Attendance will be restricted to a maximum of ten photographers. Turn-based shooting to give everyone a chance to get some personal action through the lens. Each participant will be given time with each model on set, to direct and refine their own personal creative vision.
What to bring?
Laptop – Better believe you’ll be filling up those memory chips.
Snacks and Drinks – Dinner is provided. Best to bring something to keep you going in between shooting.
Event Fee: $350
Summer Shoot Package 2011
This Theme Event is included in the Summer Shoot Package 2011. Buy the package before June 10th and save $100 off each event.
No extra fee for model releases. Everything is covered in the tuition, including a signed model release from all models, set materials, makeup and dinner.
Photographers who have attended previous THEME EVENTS may inquire regarding special discount offers. Inquire.
Short on $$$? (barter/trade)
A liability waiver must be signed by all participants. Sorry, no fire or flame FX during this event.
Event information is still being updated and is subject to change.