Guided by photographer Douglas Mott (Polo, Vogue, Glamour, Timberland), master the art of creating a deeper context in your editorial and lifestyle imagery.
Jul 3, 2023 - Jul 7, 2023
Workshop Fee: $1450
Workshop Duration: 1-week (Monday-Friday)
Workshop Location: On-campus
Class Size: 10
This class is oriented towards the recently established professional photographer looking to develop compelling narratives in their editorial and lifestyle imagery. We will cover a range of photographic genres, focusing on fashion, portrait, and travel photography; with adaptability and flexibility being essential to success as a lifestyle/editorial photographer.
Guided by Douglas Mott whose work has been featured in Timberland, Polo, Under Armour, Vogue, Glamour, and more, this course will help you master the art of creating a deeper context in your imagery, encouraging greater opportunities for your work. We will focus on the photographic variables that are present in successful lifestyle and editorial work; from location to lighting and movement. The class will take advantage of Mid-coast Maine’s intriguing location options as well as the spectacular daylight offered by the Maine summer.
Each day we will focus on a different area of editorial and lifestyle image-making. We will explore the different approaches to editorial vs. lifestyle imagery within each of these genres.
In addition to camera gear, students should bring their own laptop and external hard drive to the workshop.
More examples of Douglas’s work
All images by Douglass Mott.
Instructor: Douglas Mott
Douglas Mott is a Maine-based photographer known for his compelling editorial and lifestyle imagery, exploring themes of place and intimacy. His use of natural light and minimally styled locations are consistent aspects of his photography. Over the course of his 25-year career, he has worked for many brands and publications such as Timberland, Sally Beauty, Polo, GH Bass, Free People, Under Armour, Saks Fifth Avenue, Belk, Vogue, Glamour, Redbook, and Venice Magazine.