Ready for Your Close-Up? How to Prep for Your Pole Photo Shoot!
Written by Gina Tann on UPA’s Pole’r Bear Blog “In the interest of the June Blog Hop topic — The Body is Art — I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve picked after having done several photo shoots over the years. Some you’ve probably heard before, and many are simple common sense, but hopefully there will be something new and helpful for you! 1) Get plenty of sleep for several nights leading up to your shoot. Getting high-quality rest just the night before may not cut it. Make your makeup artist’s job easy–don’t force him/her to cover the giant bags under your eyes and dull skin that can come from chronic lack of sleep. 2)Stay hydrated before, during, and after! Take a bottle of water with you and sip it in between moves. Studio lights are hot and you’ll be working up a sweat. Plus, hydrated skin is dewy, soft, and so much more photogenic — and it takes time, so don’t think a bottle of water an hour before your shoot is going to produce it.” Click here to read the full blog entry!