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testing with Jasmine Kesemeyer

“Absolutely amazing and phenomenal model!”

tease photo of Jasmine Kesemeyer face and shoulders

Testing with Jasmine Kesemeyer
Photo by J Singleton

Jasmine Kesemeyer is was an such an amazing person to work with if you want to call it work. I had the pleasure of an outstanding first test shoot with her Sunday July 16th at 7:45 in the morning. I scheduled early because its all about getting the right light and at times some might not appreciate the time factor. However I was very pleased to see her in the driveway at 7:35 ready to roll. Super attitude and ready to create some magical images.

It was our first shoot and I have to say her movements, natural charm, and expressions still have me wishing I met her a few years ago. It was like a dream come true. I would seriously have to say it was like working with a model from New York. Just so outstanding. I can’t compliment her enough for the short period of time we shot it was magic. I really would like to shoot with her like on a daily basis if I could. The next shoot can not come early enough for me.

The tease photos is just to get you ready for the post page I am setting up for test sessions. In the coming months there will be a specific page for the sessions as I will blog about the experience from start to finish to give my insight on the models I photograph. The evolution will be fun to watch unfold so keep your eyes open for the link that will post on my Facebook business page JSP J Singleton Photo 

Let me know what you think of the images and the models.

J

COURT TIME

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model Carly Schneider absorbing the sun on handball court

When it comes to tests shoots with models, Carly Schneider kicks it up to the next level. In this session I wanted to judge whether the idea of a Handball Court session could be added into my docket of new talent $100 dollar booking sessions. Carly was epic and played to the judgement perfectly. Without a shadow of a doubt these will be added into the photo session booking schedule. Details to come in days!

 

testing with Brittany Burke

Model Brittany Burke posing for photographer J Singleton for a digital test shoot.

test shoot with model Brittany Burke in Detroit, Michigan at the Detroit City Apartment complex

This is first in the series of many test shoot blogs I will be introducing on my site from past and more recent shoots. Today I am starting with one of my favorite models I have worked with in the past. Her name is Brittany Burke. I will update this post with images from out test shoot at Detroit City Apartment complex in downtown Detroit. Please be patient and keep coming back for the updates.

J

model information helping new talent

Camera’s ready, prepare the model!

image of model Rachel Simone

Model Rachel Simone – Makeup Tayla Ashford – Hair Michael David – Photo J Singleton – jsingletonphoto©2015

I am reworking a few items on my menu for model shoots. I am putting more effort in developing my photographic style, retouching, and client delivery. And with that I am updating my Model portfolio image page. I plan on having the page to not only show the current hard work within testing light session to master light, but as well to show updated Adobe Photoshop skills that I am developing.

Plus it will act as a showcase to show the “team” who make the dream work. From makeup artist, hair stylist, clothing stylist, assistants, retouch artist and of course the models themselves. And not to forget the modeling agencies that supply the talent that makes everything come together in the end.

When I finish setting it up I hope to have a comprehensive listing of what primary things a model needs to bring to shoots. What the standards are for modeling agencies. Identify the differences between catalog, commercial, editorial and lifestyle modeling. Proper dress and grooming for a go-see. The reason you need a composite card as well as a constant updating for your digital Polaroid.

Just a few things that speak to the needs to work toward the business. I will also blog interviews with models and agents to share their experiences as well as tips that will help you or possibly your son or daughter get a better idea of what the modeling business is all about.

image of model Caroline Reason

Model Caroline Reason – photo by J Singleton – jsingletonphoto©2016

Retouching helps with your creative process

Model Rachel Simone, Makeup: Tayla Ashford

Before and After retouching

After I spend time on a shoot be it a personal project, stock images or client I work on toward a finished product with retouching the image. I find it much like being the chef at a restaurant. You don’t want to send out a meal with no seasoning or that is half cooked. It would ruin the meal and experience completely. That’s why I put in the necessary time to make sure the images have that look of perfection.

Model: Rachel Simone

Makeup: Tayla Ashford

 

Detroit based Photographer shoots an American Eagle

Kelsey looking spectacular during her Ambassador senior photo session for Detroit based photographer J Singleton. jsingletonphoto©2013 all rights reserved

American Eagle model Kelsey Knickerbocker looking spectacular during her Ambassador senior photo session for Detroit based photographer J Singleton.
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Way up high where the eagles soar, on this photographers adventure there were a few spotted. One such as American Eagle model Kelsey Knickerbocker. I got a chance to photograph Kelsey and her Northville, Michigan family the Knickerbockers in Aspen, Colorado during a destination senior Ambassador shoot. The altitudes we were at can be a challenge for some, but Kelsey took it all in stride.

Kelsey Knickerbocker poses next to the native trees of Aspen. jsingletonphoto©2013 all rights reserved

Kelsey Knickerbocker poses next to a group of birch trees native to Aspen, Colorado.
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Senior Ambassador Kelsey Knickerbocker jsingletonphoto©2013 all rights reserved

Senior Ambassador Kelsey Knickerbocker
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Puppies are just to cute to resist for Kelsey. jsingletonphoto©2013

Puppies are just to cute for Kelsey to resist.
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The shoot flew through from early to mid-afternoon with only a few quick changes and a couple of stops due to puppies who just happened upon the location we were shooting. All in all the senior shoot where Kelsey will be representing J Singleton Photo at Northville High school went fabulously. Also special thanks to Tom and Chris Knickerbocker for the amazing accommodations at the Hyatt  Grand Aspen. The staff at the Hyatt were phenomenal and I would highly recommend a stay there.

Kelsey and her dad Tom Knickerbocker share a moment together.  jsingletonphoto©2013 all rights reserved

Kelsey and her dad Tom Knickerbocker share a moment together.
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DETROIT BASED PHOTOGRAPHER DRAMASHOP 2.0 – MODEL PORTFOLIO BOOST

Are you a model living in the Metro Detroit area and looking to boost your portfolio?

Do you often wonder how to be a better model and would like some additional training?

Do you want your personality to come out in your photos?

Are you looking for something edgy and different?

If the answer to any of these is yes then please read on…

 

For models who need a boost of black and white gritty edge you need the DRAMASHOP to PUSH your abilities and demand more impact for your portfolio!

I am starting mini workshops for those in need of industry standard images to get them noticed by the agencies.

So If you have the desire to stand out from the crowd then make sure to book your dramashop today!!

There is a limit of three models per dramashop so sign up fast.

Message me at jsp@jsingletonphoto.com to set up appointment.

Beginning to book for August, September and yes even November!

Pricing starts at $100 for these mini-shoots. Come make up ready.

Make up artist available upon request – (prices vary on mua- inquire on options)

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2011

penny lane – jsingletonphoto©2011

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2013

cheyenne scott – jsingletonphoto©2013

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2013

kelsey knickerbocker – jsingletonphoto©2013

 

okay there is an option for color also 😉

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2012

jessica ashley – jsingletonphoto©2012

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2011

lauren zoeller – jsingletonphoto©2011

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2012

francesca cordts – jsingletonphoto©2012

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2011

abigail brown – jsingletonphoto©2011

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2013

alexandra mcleod – jsingletonphoto©2013

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2013

jerilyn jordan – jsingletonphoto©2013

 

Strictly on location until the new studio location goes into affect.

 

Metro Detroit Photographer jsingletonphoto©2013

caroline reason – jsingletonphoto©2013

Detroit area models who need a Metro Detroit Photographer