Ep 71: How to break into celebrity photography

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With an upcoming shoot at the Logies (the Australian equivalent of the Emmys) on the horizon, Gina and Valerie talk about how to break into celebrity photography.

You’ll discover: Gina’s first celebrity shoot, how she got into television photography, and her tips on how you can break into this industry.

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Show notes

Shoutouts

Lisa McTiernan

Behind the scenes from Lisa McTiernans shoot
Above: Behind the scenes from Lisa McTiernan’s shoot

Dhanwant Singh Seehra (Danny)

Dhanwant Singh Seehra black and white

Dhanwant Singh Seehra colour

Dhanwant Singh Seehra Sepia
Above: Self portraits by Dhanwant Singh Seehra

Kevin Mahoney‎

Kevin Mahoney
Above: Shot by Kevin Mahoney‎

How to break into celebrity photography

Television photography

  • Stills
  • Publicity
  • Marketing
  • Events

What are your tips for anyone wanting to break into television photography

  • start shooting stills for student films or amatuer theatre
  • shoot publicity for bloggers
  • shoot celebrity for stock agencies
  • intern for TV networks
  • intern at magazines
  • shoot for PR agencies/direct client
  • shoot for charities that work with celebrities

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