Requirements for participation
You need to know how to work your camera and able to direct a model/portrait subject. No photography instruction will be given. Experience with and knowledge of studio strobes is useful but not essential, as there will always be the alternative of shooting in natural light or or constant lights.
This week is ideally suited to professional, semi-professional portrait photographers, or those about to turn professional.
The €4995 euro fee is for the entire week, and includes one week's accommodation in the villa (private double room and shower room), heated pool, full fridge and supplies on arrival, lunch and dinner for all seven days, full day studio rental at Milan Cross Studios, transportation with driver between shooting locations, private boat hire, private island rental for a full day, four professional models, two hair and make-up artists, gowns and accessories providing around 3 changes for each model, use of Sarah's studio, an afternoon Q&A session on getting bookings with Jo, an afternoon of editing and retouching training with Sarah, and full commercial model release for all images taken during the week.
It does not include flights, private car hire, or transfers to and from the airport. Car hire is inexpensive and highly recommended.
If invited to be one of the four photographers in this group, are you ready to pay a 30% deposit of the total 4995 euro on booking and do you understand the above conditions? Full terms and conditions will be provided on booking. Balance of amount is payable one month prior to the event. Businesses with business registered outside Italy but within the EU with VAT number will not need to be charged Italian IVA (22%). Businesses or persons without VAT number must pay an additional 22% IVA as per Italian law. Businesses and persons outside the EU do not need to pay IVA.