Fitness

A photoshoot can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. The majority of my clients are not professional models and the idea of booking a personal photoshoot is a big deal and we treat each and everyone as such. It's my goal to not only make stunning images but to do it while creating and providing a great experience. Your comfort is priority number one!


Full Day

$ 1950 + tax

- Use on my studio
- Collaboration to create personal mood board
- Includes hair & makeup by Pretty Me Makeup
- Multiple looks (7-8)
- 7 hrs experience
- Includes 5 same day teasers (edits) and 22 additional edits

* Split with a girlfriend for no extra charge

Half Day

$ 1175 + tax

- Use on my studio
- Collaboration to create personal mood board
- Includes hair & makeup by Pretty me Makeup
- Multiple looks (3)
- 4 hr experience
- Includes 3 same day teasers (edits) and 8 additional edits

*Add a girlfriend of partner for an additional $350 and get an extra hour and an additional 4 edits

Team Shoot

$ 600 + tax

- Based on a minimum of 6 athletes
- Use on my studio
- 45 min of shooting
- 2 looks
- Includes 2 same day teasers (edits) and 3 additional edits

*Additional fee for hair & makeup by Pretty me Makeup
*Additional charge for location shoots

Video

$ 600 + tax

- available on the Full Day or Half Day sessions
- Includes interview
- Coverage of behind the scenes and of you various looks
- Edited version for Instagram, Vimeo & YouTube

Travel Dates 2017

West Studio brings the experience on the road

Vancouver 2017
California 2017
Montreal 2017

Contact me at brian@weststudio.ca for booking inquiries

This is my first fitness shoot. How does it work form here?
Booking your personal fitness shoot starts with the collaboration process where we work together to create a storyboard of images/looks. Your storyboard will help guide you in your wardrobe choices. I do suggest staying away from busy patterns, big logos and some bright colours. Simple is always better and when in doubt just bring it. 
How does posing work? Am I expected to know what to do in front of the camera?
I've been told I give just the right amount of direction. My goal is to make you feel comfortable enough to be natural and relaxed and from there we explore different angles and actions highlight you strengths. Its a process and we get there together. I have a lifetime of ideas in my head that have been pulled from magazines, movies, fashion, pop culture and I draw on those during the collaboration process. But I am constantly reinforcing with each client that those are only for reference and motivation. Our objective to make a truely unique image of YOU. I love real moments. The moments between the moments.
Can I bring someone for moral support?
Absolutely! A girlfriend, sibling, partner, I even had a girl bring her mom. Anything that makes you feel more at ease. We have a lounge with free wifi always enjoy the company. Unfortunately no picture can be taken during our shoot other than you truly. LOL
How does booking and payment work?
I require $300 non refundable deposit (via email transfer) to secure your scheduled shoot. The Balance is due at the end of the shoot. I except, cash, chq or email transfer
Do I get my deposit back if I cancel or don't show up?
Your deposit is non refundable so please be fully committed at time of booking.
Can I move dates once I've booked (and paid my deposit)?
You can reschedule your shoot up to 3 weeks prior with no penalty. Last minute change come at the expense of myself, the studio and hair & makeup artist. You will lose your deposit if you reschedule inside of the 3 week window.
How long does it take to receive my images and how will I receive them
You will receive 2 same day teasers hours after your shoot and low res copies of your images will be either delivered to you on a jump drive or you will be able to download them from my dropbox within a week. When you make your edit selections they will be downloadable from my dropbox in high res when complete.
Where is your studio?
West Studio (270 Sherman Ave N Hamilton) is located in a very cool industrial part of Hamilton. 270 Sherman has developed a reputation as the #1 location west of Toronto for film, commercial and photography. The surrounding building also provide endless backdrops for shoots of every kind. There is a link to google maps at the top of my site as well as a download (that includes parking instructions) at the bottom of each page on my site.
What is your cancellation policy
A non refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. I require a minimum of 3 weeks notice if you want reschedule your shoot without losing your deposit. Please understand that last minute changes are very costly (studio, hair & makeup and assistants) and don't allow me time to rebook the session.
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If you are booking with me based on a referral you already know that this is going to be a different shooting experience then you’ve had before or is offered elsewhere. I’m invested in every session I take and I’m passionate about making images that capture emotion, feeling and are unique to each client. My hope is that the environment we create in my studio allows clients to truly relax, feel confident, free to collaborate and to express themselves. That’s how the magic happens.