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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fashion Shoot With Nakia Crouse

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. […]

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Emily and Friends Model Experience Photo Shoot!

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 for […]

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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 […]

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Some Girls Boutique!

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 […]

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