Nude and Glamour Photography Workshop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Adept Glamour Photography

The Nude and Naked form is one of the oldest and most entrenched aspects in all of photography and art in general, and yet is the genre least attempted by most photographers.

Welcome to our introductory course which has been designed to give beginners through experienced amateur photographers an in depth knowledge of what it takes to create great glamour and nude photographs.

This course will deal with all aspects of the genre, and will help you avoid the many pitfalls that you might not have expected along the way.

Attendees will receive detailed instruction that handle all aspects of glamour and nude photography from finding and working with the models, to creating that perfect flattering lighting of your subject, and it deals with both indoor and outdoor location photography.

Our courses are conducted at local Fort Lauderdale locations, and all studio lighting and backdrops will be provided.

Attendees will have the opportunity to pose, direct and photograph professional glamour and nude models.

Professional Photographers Danny Steyn and Brian Immke will be your instructors. Christy Ogden will be in charge of Makeup and Alex will be our hairstylist.

Course Content 

The Genre

How the world views the distinctions between

Glamour, Topless, Nude, and Boudoir

Equipment choices

Choosing the ideal equipment to get the most out of your shoot, including

  • Cameras – Film, Digital, medium format

  • Lens selection – aperture – Depth of field, light required

  • Previewing takes – Polaroid’s, LCD Monitors – tethered and  wireless

  • Studio vs. outdoor – lighting, reflectors, elements, weight and portability


How to create flattering light for the nude and glamour model, including

  • Ambient

  • Flash / Strobe

  • Modeling lights

  • Metering light – incident vs reflected

  • Continuous – HMI, Tungsten, Daylight Fluorescent

  • Key Light

  • Fill Light and ratio

  • Hair Light and ratio

  • Rim Light and ratio

  • Background Light, effects

  • Soft-boxes, Umbrellas and light modifiers

  • Reflectors and Flags

  • Studio Shooting vs. Outdoor Shooting


Everything you need to know when working with models, including

  • How and where to find models

  • Professional conduct in working with models

  • Posing models – flattering assets and hiding flaws

  • Wardrobe choices – styling, background keying, covering up

  • Hair

  • Makeup

  • Model Fees

  • Scope of Shoots

  • Managing Model Expectations

  • Model Releases – legal requirements – proof of age


All the other important stuff you need to know, but were too afraid to ask

  • Permits – beaches, parks, public places

  • Property Releases

  • Insurance

  • Title 18 Requirements


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