Aventure Boutique Photo Shoot


Commercial fashion shoot at the Upstate Photographers studio in Troy, NY with wardrobe and styling provided by Aventure Boutique. Styling: Sandra Gramajo Makeup: Andrea Wilcox Photography: Paul Grupp and Brenda Rose of Upstate Photographers, Troy NY.

Model and Actor’s Comp Cards!


A comp card (also called composite card, z card, zed card or sed card) is a marketing tool for models. They serve as the latest and best of a model’s portfolio and are used as a business card. A comp card typically contains a minimum of two pictures — cover page with full size portrait […]

Fashion Shoot in Bolton Landing with Serendipity Boutique


Rochelle from Serendipity Boutique in Bolton Landing recently contacted us about doing a fashion shoot to get some updated images for advertising and promotional purposes. It was an outdoor shoot at some iconic Bolton Landing/Lake George locations, and the weather this year was so rainy we had to reschedule several times to get the perfect […]

Some Girls Boutique Fashion Shoot!


Another great catalog fashion shoot for our friends at Some Girls Boutique in Troy, NY! Some Girls Boutique is located at 225 River Street in downtown Troy. Make sure you stop and visit them next time you’re in Troy!

Some Girls Get High!


Our peaceful, passionate productive, pothead friends from Some Girls Get High dropped by the studio with a model and a stack of new tops the other day to shoot some new catalog images. Awesome! Upstate Photographers specializes in high quality, fast-turnaround, reasonably priced fashion photography for catalogs, boutiques, advertising, and editorial!

Model Photography Sessions


For bookings please call (518) 526-9970 Studio: 169 River Street, 2nd FL Troy, NY 12180 Looking to start or update your modeling portfolio? Paul and Brenda of Upstate Photographers in Troy, NY have years of experience shooting fashion, glamour, commercial, alternative, and beauty sessions in the Albany area. Working with the Capital Region’s most talented […]

More Some Girls!


Margaret and her team from Some Girls Boutique in Troy, NY dropped by the studio for another catalog fashion shoot this week, and Brenda and I had a blast working with them. Check out the results below!   And what do the final results look like? We love it!           You […]

Vivica Vee

Vivica Vee at Upstate Photographers, Troy NY.

Vivica Vee at Upstate Photographers, Troy NY in January 2013. Styling by Vivica Vee. Hairpiece by Dreaded Eden.

Fashion Shoot for Some Girls Boutique


Some Girls Boutique, just a couple blocks up River Street from our studio, needed some images for their online catalog. We have been finetuning our studio processes to allow lightning fast turnaround on fashion photography. What a great opportunity for us to showcase our fashion photography chops, and for Some Girls to get the pictures […]

Fashion Shoot With Nakia Crouse

Fashion Shoot, 3/18/12 at Upstate Photographers in Troy, NY

Recently Nakia Crouse, owner of Essence of Hair Spa in Albany, NY was looking for a photographer to shoot some fashion looks she had been working up, and we were able to convince her that despite all the glamour and alternative work in our portfolio, that we did a pretty mean fashion look as well. […]

Q103 Q-Tease – Valentine’s Day Photo Shoot Sneak Peek!

Q103 Q-Tease 2012 Valentine's Day Shoot at Upstate Photographers.

The Q103 Q-Tease were in the house at Upstate Photographers, doing a photo shoot for Valentine’s Day 2012. Check out our sneak peek – more to come at Q103’s web site!

Emily and Friends Model Experience Photo Shoot!


m4s0n501 Emily’s mom orchestrated an Upstate Photographers Model Experience Photo Shoot with a group of her friends, as a complete surprise for Emily’s birthday party! With the fabulous Amy Elizabeth providing uber-pro makeup, everybody had a great time and we got some amazing pictures. Special thanks to Some Girls Boutique for finding a sensational dress […]

Caitlin & Friend’s Model Experience Photo Shoot


Some good friends. A kick-ass photo studio with two seasoned professional photographers and an accomplished makeup artist. Mix it all up and what do you get? An Upstate Photographers Model Experience Photo Session. Oh yeah. Caitlin and friends Model Experience Photo Shoot at Upstate Photographers. Happy Birthday, Caitlin! Photographers: Paul Grupp, Brenda Rose Post-processing: Paul […]

Jenni’s Dress


A beautiful girl. A white wedding dress. What could possibly go wrong?

Some Girls Boutique!

Some Girls Boutique, 1-28-11

Some Girls Boutique puts on a wonderful living manequin display for Troy Night Out — this month, Cory Nardin was prepping the models, and he and Margaret Lynch Partyka graciously invited us to capture the event on camera. We chose to shoot last night with a minimalist setup — one studio flash, three lenses, and […]