Fashion Photographer James Santiago at
One Of the Best Photographers in Miami and Los Angeles for Modeling Portfolios, Editorial, Catalog, & Influencers, Orbed Studios is now home to James Santiago as our resident photographer. He works in editorial, magazine, test shoots, portfolio development, and catalog photography. Everyone involved in each photo session brings an awesome atmosphere to the shoot. It is important that this is second only to creating great photographs while remaining professional. It’s just fashion, so let’s have fun with this!
Top modeling agencies in Miami, are in search of models who can get different looks in their pictures. Models have always helped fashion photographers to capture great images. Because it is easy to buy digital cameras, there are many photographers whom expect the model to do all the work. Every model needs to start somewhere. Fashion designers who work with professionals don’t have time to train models. Modeling agencies must help a model to get experience. They send them on test shoots so they can build their books and get experience in front of the camera.
Since he was himself a model at the age of 15, James always had a knack to be a great fashion photographer. His photo shoots take him to Miami, Los Angeles & New York. Creative fashion concepts, edgy-styled clothes and scouting models is what fuels him. Fashion photography gives him the ability to tell a story behind the wardrobe. This happens with style, open-mindedness and a dedication to create an enjoyable experience.
When James is on set during a session, he finds and captures the beauty of each model. As a former agent, he has casted many projects for runway, editorial shoots, and TV commercials. Knowing how clients choose models ables him to help models portray the looks needed. Together, with talented make-up artists and hair stylists, commercial photographs turn out stunning. And spur of the moment and unforeseen events are no challenge for this photographer. He can adapt and work with whatever comes up.
From Miami to Los Angeles, he has helped many talented fitness models and artists to look their greatest. Making the artist or model comfortable is the first concern of his. A persons emotion and comfort level always come out in photos. As everyone has their own unique beauty, he fuels their personality so that they look as great as they feel. James is a user-friendly photographer that is fun to work with as well as being results oriented.
Before putting together a modeling portfolio, it is important to know what type of modeling that the model is best suited for. A portfolio of a freelance model may include a variety of different types of photos, while a portfolio of a agency represented fashion model would have a completely different set of images. A model should set realistic goals from the beginning of their careers to avoid any setbacks or disappointments due to the fact that they may be attempting to enter a sector of modeling that they may not have the chance to break into.
Assisting clients in finding suitable models is a service best entrusted to professionals. We have established connections with agencies and experienced freelance models who are committed to their craft. Additionally, we recognize the potential of individuals who may not have embarked on a professional modeling career yet, but possess the ability to effectively represent your brand with the right guidance.
As an individual, you will be assisted with wardrobe selection if you need. A selection of changes should be brought to mix and match according to your looks and the set location of your shoot. As a brand or commercial client, we will work with you to create a mood board and select the best wardrobe for each model/location best suited for your brand
Location scouting is an essential step before any photo shoot shot on location, each client will need to source the best location for their campaign. Location scouting involves evaluating possible areas for the photo shoot, understanding how the location matches your brand’s needs, and documenting all the details to be able to make an informed decision and ensure a successful photo shoot.
If the client has opted in for digital lightbox, the usable photos will be uploaded to our secure server where the client will be able to select which photos they would like retouched for release. Once the images are retouched, the high resolution versions will uploaded for you to download in Jp or Digital Negatives if requested.