Ep 37 – Nina Sawant – Working with Fashion Designers

Hey Photogs! This week Mike sits down with his friend Nina after they did a fashion shoot for her new collection. This is their debriefing from the experience to tell you all about what it's like to do a fashion shoot and how you can work with another creative to really produce some great projects. 

More About our Guest Speaker: 

After more than a decade as a circus performer and dancer, Nina Sawant is beginning her career in fashion design. She recently graduated from the Apparel Design and Merchandising program at the College of Alameda, where she began translating her background in theatrical costuming and personal style into her own aesthetic in fashion.

@aposematic - Nina’s Instagram

Discussion Topics:

  • What factors do you consider when choosing a photog?
  • Outlining deliverables and usage of photos
  • How much creative control do you give up/share? How do you communicate that?
  • Our experience choosing and scouting the location
  • Choosing the right time of day
  • Getting permits to shoot in spaces
  • Keeping models entertained and scheduling talent
  • Problems with fabrics and matching different outfits


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About the Author Laura Silva

Laura Silva is the editor and show notes writer for the Photogs Unite! Podcast. When she's not refining the audio for the show, she edits videos on the side. She also volunteers at her local yoga center, where she can do a killer Astavakrasana (Eight-Angle Pose). Namaste.

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