Fashion shoots

These fashion photography classes cover all you need to know about how to photograph fashion — from planning and finding models to using light to create emotion. Ranging from simple setups to more elaborate shoots, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your next project.

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Falling girl

Falling girl

With this highly stylized lighting look producing an emotional evocative image, Karl walks you through every aspect of the lighting and the concept to completion. He demonstrates the careful control of lighting styling, choice of outfit and how careful preparation…
Future girl

Future Girl

Karl Taylor is renowned for his precise lighting control and simple but dynamic concepts. This image is no exception and you will learn from a master of lighting as he guides you through the precise lighting setup, props and ideas…
Laser flash

Laser flash

In this unusual and evocative image Karl tries a new technique of mixing laser lighting with flash. In this tutorial he guides you on achieving the perfect exposure for each light source and top tips for nailing the shot. To…
Skater girl

Skater girl

Lighting fashion images on location creates its own set of problems from finding the right location, styling the shot and working with or against the light. In this special chapter Karl tries a completely new lighting modifier to produce the…

Planning for Fashion Shoots

This class is part of a series of fashion photography classes where Karl teamed up with Next Model Management’s Kariss Craig, professional fashion stylist Bianca Swan and makeup artist and hair stylist Shanine Levrier for an intensive week of filming…

Fantasy Fatale

This class is part of a series of fashion photography classes where Karl teamed up with Next Model Management’s Kariss Craig, professional fashion stylist Bianca Swan and makeup artist and hair stylist Shanine Levrier for an intensive week of filming…

Innocence Fashion Shoot

A touch of movement can often introduce an interesting and eye-catching element when it comes to fashion photography. However, it can be tricky (and very time consuming) to make this movement look natural. Creating the movement itself isn’t always the…

Retro Sci-Fi Fashion Shoot

Karl teamed up with Next Model Management’s Kariss Craig, professional fashion stylist Bianca Swan and makeup artist and hair stylist Shanine Levrier for an intensive week of filming high-end fashion photography. In this class (which forms part of our newest…

Modern Fashion Fantasy Shoot

Bold, juxtaposing colors and strong form were key elements in this futuristic sci-fi style image that Karl created as part of a series of fashion images with model Kariss Craig, professional fashion stylist Bianca Swan and makeup artist and hair…

Clean Cut Fashion Shoot

For this fashion photography class Karl works with model Kariss Craig, fashion stylist Bianca Swan and makeup artist and hair stylist Shanine Levrier to create this clean-cut yet edgy series of fashion images. Working from the ground up, Karl works…

Pop Fashion Shoot

Parabolic reflectors are a popular choice of lighting modifier for fashion photography. In this photography class Karl utilizes a simple yet effective three light setup to achieve this punchy final image. You’ll be able to follow each step of the…

Para 222 and Matching Hues Fashion Shoot

Perfecting an image for a fashion shoot can often take a great deal of time. In this fashion photography class you’ll see why it’s so important to take the time to get everything just right and how attention to detail…
theatrical lighting

Theatrical Light Fashion Shoot

For this high-end fashion shoot Karl works with model Kariss Craig, fashion stylist Bianca Swan and makeup artist and hair stylist Shanine Levrier for a week of intense filming, the result being our latest series of fashion photography classes. Using…

How To Full Version – Colored Gels Fashion Shoot

Adding colored gels to your lighting setup can result in some really eye catching and interesting results. In this photography class Karl teams up with Broncolor’s Urs Recher to show you how you can get creative with different lighting gels.…

Live Talk Show – Fashion Stylist Bianca Swan

Karl is joined by special guest Bianca Swan, a professional fashion stylist who has worked with major brands such as Burberry, M&S and Lacoste and collaborated with world renowned photographers such as Rankin, Rachell Smith, Max Oppenheim and even Karl…