Advanced Studio Practice 2A – Display an understanding of external opportunities for potential publication

As a growing photographer i need start communicating with potential clients/market users in order to gain an understanding of the photography industry, specifically within my interested area; portraiture. I need define my area of work, explore the opportunists available and contact potential users in order to get where i need to be.

Subject and Genre of Proposal?

high fashion make-up portrait photography
commercial route

The Issue/concept of proposal?

To advertise make-up to a range of ages in order to show that beauty is for everyone. I will portray this through a mythical/beautiful character of which the audience can relate to/with.

Potential interested parties and why?

– Makeup companies; to explore a new approach to their brand and advertise their work in order to create a larger audience/buyer.

– Stock image sites; used by magazines/companies for advertising campaigns, used once for specific briefs

Where the proposal will be seen/placed by potential parties?

– Company campaigns; to advertise/illustrate their product
photos in shops/billboards
– Magazine articles; for companies to describe/illustrate their new approach in order to connect with large audience

– Galleries; may publish series of images to explore the controversial social issues within beauty photography, expose the deeper meanings behind the images and to shine a new light on to why make-up is advertised and why the audience relate to it

Research Possibilities…

– Photography agents
– Commercial Photographers
– Join Stock image websites
– Magazines publishers/photo editors
– Make-up Brands
– Exhibition organizers


Published by

Olivia Bates

My aim is to delve in to the alliance between fashion and people so I can explore the link between the subjects in order to communicate my image I have the ability to approach any difficult situation and solve any problems to find resolutions in order to work efficiently. I can manage situations, communicate honestly and have a trustworthy manner as I am expressive and take no nonsense which allows me to get the job done. Please contact me at; and visit my website;

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