Model Photography

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Remember that the person you are photographing is 50% of the portrait and you are the other 50%. You need the model as much as he or she needs you. If they don’t want to help you, it will be a very dull picture.

- Lord Patrick Lichfield - British Royal Family Photographer

Be you an aspiring model, or an established model looking to update your portfolio. Or possibly a family who want to capture portraits as a remembrance of years gone by,….. one day.

Specializing in model portfolios, actors headshots, newborn, children, bumps, babies, maternity, pregnancy, family, and couples our studio in Stanmore, Northwest London, caters for one and all. Photographers, Areez Charania, Simon Tatler, Nick Patel, Ayad Al-Adnani of A2Z Photography believe in delivering the highest quality photographic service, with the focal emphasis on capturing memories and special moments to treasure in your family for generations to come.

The key to creating the best moment, the most treasured portrait, is simple in our eyes, it simply entails the clients we photograph being relaxed and at ease. We ensure personalities shine through in our pictures, as an images speaks a million words. We feel truly privileged to photograph families and models alike, and create beautiful works of art through our photography. At A2Z Photography we aim to build a rapport with our clients, so as to make sure a dialogue of conversation is in place before we enter the shoot location. We aim to and ensure we always exceed all our client’s expectations both in terms of quality and in terms of creativity.

Our studio is based in Stanmore, NW London, near Harrow, and just off the M1 Junction 4 (Edgeware), Middlesex. A2Z Photography also cover Stanmore, Kingsbury, Queensbury, Edgeware, Mill Hill, Finchley, Muswell Hill, Harrow, Northolt, Ruislip, and all of NorthWest London. For bookings further a field we have a team of photographers who are available to travel internationally depending on the requirements of the assignment.

Things You Should Know

Portfolio Creation
With a history of design under our belts, A2Z Photography specialize in creating a tailor made finished product. We ensure that the photos we capture, fill the gaps in your portfolio, and also add value by introducing missing elements we suggest. Be it location shooting, studio headshots, full/half length body shots, themes shoots, or introducing a second model; A2Z Photography caters for the needs of your portfolio.

We are happy to arrange a consultation to identify what elements of photography and/or portfolio creation you require, and aim to satisfy those needs according to your schedule and budgetary requirements.
A2Z Photography regularly design and print portfolio books and z-cards for our models, and have a network of printers based across Europe and the World. One of our suppliers is Graphistudio, an Italian based company supplying high-end portfolios and albums worldwide, to professional studios.

Contact us today for a quote on designing and printing your portfolio.
Our studio operation is based in Stanmore, North West London, and comprises of a small but functional 30 square foot shooting space. We also have a network of larger studios based around London in order to cater for your location and logistical needs. For larger shoots we have access to studio spaces capable of shooting cars, and trucks, through to spaces of over 1000 square foot.

Shooting with a number of light modifiers, and current technologies, the studio in Stanmore uses Bowens equipment, and a choice of backdrops.

We also cater for studio rental, so if you are an aspiring photographer and need a studio space to shoot your current projects, contact us for rates starting from as low as £20/hour. We have tuition available and short courses. If you would like to arrange a private tuition session, then contact us today.
Airbrushing & Editing
Airbrushing and post production is an artform, and skill in itself. We have a team of talented artists available for the retouch of your pictures. In todays digital age of media, no picture goes out to production or to final useage, without being retouched.

Advanced usage of Adobe Photoshop (No image is EVER processed with software such as Portrait Professional), using advanced layer masking, custom plug ins and techniques. Adobe Light room, and other supplementary software packages used in the postproduction process.

A2Z Photography offer a retouching service second to none. In house on our team, we have a graphic designer, retoucher come multimedia artist with over 15 years of production experience. To supplement this we also have a network of designers, and retouchers based in the UK and across Europe.
Make Up
A2Z Photography have links and contacts to some leading Make Up Artists (MUA) in and around the London area. In our work with other models and in the wedding arena, a number of MUAs pass on their contact details and are readily available to work with us in the studio.

Depending on your needs we have MUAs available from £20 per sitting of makeup going through to hourly rates, if a number of looks are required. Lets us have a look at your concept boards, or your pintrest board of ideas and we will happily put you in contact with the right MUA for the job!
4x6, 5x6, 8x10, a4, a3, a2, a1, you tell us what size and finish of prints you require and A2Z Photography will make it happen. We specialize in finishing your pictures to the highest of standard and making them print ready, so that the final product is as striking as it looks on a bright computer screen. With access to some of the market leading print companies, we are able to supply print of canvases, poster prints, metal finish, framed or non framed, in a variety of sizes.

We also specialize in digital story books, and albums. Custom designed to your event, or to your shoot, every album is unique in design and in finish. Supplied from print houses across Italy, and the rest of Europe, we stop at no length to ensure you can count on the quality finish A2Z Photography provides.
How do I arrange a shoot and how do I pay for it?
Simply give us a call and we can make arrangements of provide you banking details over the phone. Call 07772404349 to make your arrangements today!

What if I need extra time?
A2Z Photography always ensure we have little bit of leeway with time, and will ensure there is an extra 30 mins of shoot time available after your allotted time (to be paid for and settled on the day)

Can we arrange a family shoot?
The studio can happily manage a family shoot of up to 4-5 people. Larger family shoots are arranged and coordinated to take place at one of two other studios in Mill Hill and in Staples corner (NW London).

Can I bring my own make up artist?

Clients are welcome to bring their own MUA, stylists or any other chaperone required, to the shoot.

How many outfit changes can I have?

Typically most models will aim to get three looks in to 1 hour session depending on location. We don’t limit the number of looks we capture. If we have the time scheduled, then we will shoot any loo that is planned and presented to us.

Do I get non branded high resolution files for my portfolio?

All shoots are provided high resolution non branded for printing purposes, and low resolution branded and copyrighted versions, for uploading to social media sites such as Facebook. The number of pictures you receive depends on the deal, or agreement made at the time of booking A2Z Photography.

Do you print portfolios?

A2Z Photography offers a design and printing service.
Be it a portfolio book, Z Cards, canvases, A4 prints, or any other specific size, A2Z Photography has suppliers based across Europe who we represent, offering the highest quality print services available in the market today.
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