Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist

March 13, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Books | 2 Comments |

Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist is a new title from Allworth Press. This guide, written by Susan Linnet Cox, provides readers with in-depth information on fashion styling, food styling, and six other areas of specialisation. Interviews with seasoned professionals offer personal insights into what it takes to thrive in the industry, and the accompanying business forms will help stylists get a head start on building their businesses. The 256-page paperback will be available from April, priced at $19.95.

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Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist     

$19.95, 6 x 9, 256 pages
Paperback, ISBN 978-1-58115-910-3
Publication Date: April 2012

WANT AN EXCITING CAREER IN A CREATIVE, BOOMING INDUSTRY?

“What an excellent compendium! With expert styling tips and other tricks of the trade, this book contains everything you need to know to produce a positive outcome and handle yourself with the utmost professionalism and skill.”

—Barbara Berman, wardrobe professional; Fashion Institute of Technology program facilitator

“Susan’s book is the perfect bite-size, step-by-step guide to the very complicated, ever-evolving artists’ vocation of prop and wardrobe styling. Follow her steps, apply inspiration, and you’ll be making a living doing what you love.”

—Teri Cundall, chief instigator, Propville Directory

“The go-to book for photo stylists. . . . cuts through the perceived glamour of the job and shows us the nuts and bolts of the industry. An absolute must-read for anyone aspiring to be a stylist.”

—Cindy Epstein, food stylist
                   
Explore the many directions a career in photo styling can take with Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist (Allworth Press, April 2012). This invaluable guide, written by Susan Linnet Cox, prepares new and working stylists for success with in-depth information on fashion styling, food styling, and six other areas of specialization. Readers will also learn everything they need to know about the practical aspects of the stylist’s profession, including:

            · Production          
            · Casting
            ·  Creating a portfolio
            ·  Equipment
            · Location scouting
            · Working with a photo crew
            · Styling off-figure
            · Managing clients
            · Invoicing and paperwork
            · And more!

Interviews with seasoned professionals offer personal insights into what it takes to thrive in the industry, and the accompanying business forms will help stylists get a head start on building their businesses. Packed full with more than twenty years’ worth of insider advice, Starting Your Career as a Photo Stylist is the ultimate guide to a little-known and exciting career!     

Susan Linnet Cox has been involved in all areas of photography and styling for more than two decades. She is the founder of multiple photo styling workshops and teaches college-level courses while continuing to work as a stylist and mentor to newer stylists.

Allworth Press publishes business and how-to books for artists, graphic designers, photographers, and interior designers, as well as for filmmakers, performing artists, and authors. In addition, Allworth Press also publishes legal and personal finance guides for the general public. Books from Allworth Press are distributed to the book trade by W. W. Norton and can be found in better bookstores.  Titles may also be ordered directly from the publisher by calling (212) 643-6816 or visiting http://www.allworth.com.



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#1 Behind Scene Crew

What's the difference between a photographer and a photo stylist?

10:33 am - Wednesday, March 14, 2012

#2 Food Stylist

@Behind Scene Crew: a stylist normally styles the subject matter in the photo. A photographer lights and captures the moment. I say normally because many photographers can be rather adept at styling as well!

4:01 pm - Tuesday, November 12, 2013