Glamour Photography by Jay Kilgore
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Paying gigs?

Hello friends! Been a while, eh? Sorry about that! As you know, I’ve been preparing my move to Los Angeles so that has been taking up a LOT of my time. I want to talk about paying gigs and the ignorance surrounding them, as well as my feelings on CO.

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Canon 6D and my style

Canon 6D and my style. I have my own style of photography. Everyone who has been shooting has their own style, their own eye. For me, I’m very particular in my style.

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20 things about me

I’m naturally a very private person. If I know you, and really get to know you, I will share small things, but for the most part, I don’t share much about me. I figured it might be fun to do a 20 things about me that you might not know.

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Meet the Models Caleb

Meet the Models Caleb is a good one! I first met Caleb via Genna. I was offered to attend a shootout by a former student of mine.

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OId School: Caleb

Today I do Old School: Caleb. Yes, I know Old School is set for Friday, but I wanted to change it up a bit.

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Published on:
June 23, 2014 7:39 pm
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Not good enough

Any photographer who is worth their weight in their profession has asked themselves “Am I good enough?” Not good enough is a constant thought for the consummate photographer. We all are chasing our next best image and sometimes the chase leads us away from what we’re most comfortable.

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When is a free shoot free?

When is a free shoot free? NEVER!! If you’ve owned a camera longer than 4 hours or if you’ve had modeling photos

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Why Colorado will fail as an industry

Why Colorado will fail as an industry is simple. Yes, I didn’t ask you why, I stated: Why Colorado will fail as an industry and not only will it fail,

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Professionalism

Are you truly a professional photographer? Professionalism rears it’s head in many ways, most often times photo quality is second in nature. I’ve seen many of my peers being called unprofessional for the things they do, I am no exception. Many of my peers have done things that I’ve thought unprofessional which brings me to

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I will never shoot glamour again

I’ll never shoot glamour again

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I am mean

It has been brought to my attention, that I am mean. Ok, I will be honest, I’ve been told this three to four years into becoming a professional photographer.

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Model release

In our profession, the one thing we must make certain we have is a model release. A model release isn’t needed but it is depending what you want to do with the photos you’ve taken. There are many pros and cons to having a release and how you benefit is totally up to you. One of

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Rules to a shoot

Everyone has their own rules for a shoot and these rules compliment their business motto. The one thing I’ve found is they are all different and often times the extreme of most others. In keeping tradition of my wannabe model post, I’m going to discuss how in my experience, the wannabe model affects the shoot

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The risk of working with wannabe models.

There are risks in everything we do. A cognitive decision I’ve made was to work primarily with “wannabe”  models vs the professional, established model. This is a choice late in to my career, I’m starting to regret. Note not all the “wannabe” models I’ve worked with have been disastrous, but a good chunk/majority of them are. The

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Meet the Models Hannah

Last week we were introduced to Hanna in my Old School Friday section. Today, let’s Meet the models Hannah! I first met Hannah via her sister, Maegan, vicariously. When I say vicariously, I mean I had shot Maeggy and while we were shooting, their mom said “Hannah would be so jealous right now! She wants

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Old School Friday Hannah

Today’s Old School Friday Hannah features a young lady that I’ve shot over the years. Introduced to modeling by her older sister, Hannah was a sweetheart and all around great person. Monday she is our featured Meet the Models so be sure and tune in for that!

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Published on:
March 7, 2014 9:00 am
Author:
Jay
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Old School Friday, Photos
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A photographers protection

A photographers protection is something that is almost always taken in vein. When I’m looking over various message boards, talking to potential clients and reading what others are saying on Facebook, the biggest thing being touted is “Model Safety” “Models should protect references” and so on. There’s one thing that I hardly see and it

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Meet the Models: Emily

Meet the Models: Emily. Emily is the sister to my former Muse. Sharing the same bloodline, I thought she was pretty right from the start.

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Published on:
March 3, 2014 9:00 am
Author:
Jay
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Meet the Models, Photos
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Old School Friday: Emily

Today’s Old School Friday: Emily is about one of my fav models. I met Emily via her sister and while I’ve only shot her a few times, I’ve grown an affinity for her. We were supposed to shoot last weekend but she was unable to. Here are a few photos for OSF and be sure

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Meet the Models: Cassidy

As promised, today’s Meet the Model: Cassidy is happening! I first spoke to Cass a long time ago! It was about four or five years ago. I saw her and she had braces and I thought she was cute! I thought it would be cool to shoot her. We spoke back and fourth a few

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Meet the Models, Photos
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