Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS A “#CatchMeAtLuxe SHOOT-OUT?”
Collaborative events featuring Bloggers, Photographers, MUAs & brands with one main goal: high quality content curation for maximum social media exposure. These events are orchestrated photoshoots at local locations to the influencers, bloggers and photographers. These shoot outs make it possible for everyone who participates benefit from the event.
WHAT WILL THE PHOTOGRAPHERS BE TAKING PICTURES OF?
Bloggers & influencers are the models! However, there is no limit to what the photographer can shoot. There will also be marketable products at the attendee’s fingertips as well as the scenery and location where the event is held.
WHAT DOES THE REGISTRATION FEE COVER?
The fee to attend these shoot outs covers the event coordination, swag bag products and munchies during the shoot-outs. Each participant is paying to attend so that everyone is on the same “playing field” where everyone is contributing and everyone is working toward the common goal.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT TO ME ATTENDING?
One benefit to attending these events is that are all about creating visual content for social media. After the event is done and over, there will STILL be content still being circulated post-shoot out. #CatchMeAtLuxe events are also a fun networking event where you get to work side by side with creatives you normally would not have the chance with. Lastly, brands and vendors contribute to these events. Think of this as an easy way to collaborate with many different brands and creatives in one day.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT TO ME ATTENDING AS A BLOGGER?
As a blogger, I know first hand how content is key to growing your blog and social media presence. With an event like this you will of had the chance to work with a couple handfuls of new photographers generating content for you. It is imperative that you come prepared to these events with multiple outfits (between 5-7) so that the content is utilized to its maximum potential.
This is your chance to collaborate and connect with all in attendance. From photographers to designers to where the photoshoot is held at, the possibilities are endless when it comes to connecting with these new contacts.
If you are a creative and know how beneficial collaborations are, this is a prime event to make magic happen.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT TO ME ATTENDING AS A PHOTOGRAPHER?
As a photographer, I too understand how your portfolio helps you with your business. Creating images that are easy on the eyes and connects with your prospective customers is a common need for photographers and this event helps you out with exactly that. The event helps photographers who want to diversify their portfolio and tap into their creativity by shooting something that they aren’t used to. Shooting for yourself is always fun and helps you remember why this is your passion. On the social media aspect, some photographers may feel they lack in that area or need a boost. With an event like this, you will be able to take advantage of the combined social media footprint from all who participate.
Additionally, the Bloggers and Influencers in attendance understand social media. They know how to properly tag, properly credit photographers and properly know how to navigate social media platforms to maximize their exposure. When they maximize their exposure, you get some of their “social media juice.”
Lastly, this is a collaboration event. This is your chance to meet and mingle with those that are connected locally. Even if you do not shoot in the genre of “glamour” or “beauty”… Or even shoot Bloggers, Commercial or Models for a living, they have friends, family and followers that might need your services. You are also able to connect with brands and other coordinators that you might not have had the connection prior to so bring your business cards!
Meet, mingle, have fun and shoot.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE SHOOT OUT?
After the shoot out is done and over, the photographers will have 1 week to generate fully edited, high res, unwatermarked images. After disbursement of images is made by the Event Director, the Bloggers will have 1 week to generate a blog post about the event.
HOW CAN I FOLLOW ALONG IF I’M NOT ATTENDING THE EVENT?
You can follow along with us using this hashtag on all social media platforms: