2015-11-25 Makeup for Men

I’ve written here on Photofocus I’m a huge proponent of professional makeup for photographs of women whether they are high fashion, an actor’s headshot or an executive portrait. This is true for men too. Recently it was time to get a new headshot made. I sat in the chair of makeup artist Amy George before […]

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MUA-1

Sometimes, photographers find themselves in the position where they will need to collaborate with other artists to bring their vision or ideas into fruition. Recently, I’ve delved into the genre of women’s glamour photography and knew that I needed the services of a makeup artist. Trying to find a makeup artist that fits into your vision […]

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Photo © MoustacheGirl

Whether you shooting portraits or a video, keeping a makeup kit handy can help make your subjects look their best.  I catch up with stylist Kim Foley.  In this video from lynda.com you’ll learn some expert tips and tricks for building a makeup kit. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com […]

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Levi_Sim_MUA-1-6

Sorry, a MUA isn’t a new piece of gear… it’s a person. Working with a makeup artist (MUA) for the first time is a memorable experience. I used to think an MUA just put makeup on people, but that’s like saying a photographer just takes pictures. A good MUA is truly an artist, and their […]

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janelle

Interview with a Makeup Artist: How can they enhance your shoot? I first met Janelle Corey when I was assisting on a fashion shoot with photographer Zuzanna Audette. I was very impressed with the group effort between the photographer, hair, wardrobe and makeup. I since then have worked with Janelle and have seen her career […]

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