Glamour Photography by Jay Kilgore

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Meet the Models: Jordan Brown Tippett

Meet the Models: Jordan Alexis Brown Tippet So it’s been a while eh? I have some other posts I’m working on, but figured I’d work with some of what I have already! Jordan Brown Tippett of Boulder, CO is this weeks Meet the Model! I had met Jordan through a mutual friend Hosnah Safi. Well,

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You never forget your first

You never forget your first.   Although you may want to, desperately badly. Jodi was my first “real” and legit shoot. I was living in Duluth, MN and met Jodi on OMP. Being Duluth, Minnesota was two hours north of Minneapolis, my model selection was limited. I found the big money paysite niche and wanted

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I hate shooting out of rooms

I hate shooting out of rooms! Hate, hate, hate it! To ME and me alone, it looks unprofessional. It looks cheesy it looks trashy. Now I’m not saying there aren’t amazing images out there shot out of bedrooms/hotel rooms, just saying when I do it I hate it. Before you start to judge me, let’s

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What the??

What the?? I’ve noticed of late, many people are demanding things that aren’t really theirs. What am I talking about? I’ve noticed things such as Retouchers claiming that they are owed 50% to 100% credit and copyright of an image they retouch! They are saying because they retouched it, the image is theirs and photographers

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I wish I were taller

I wish I were taller! I come from a family of tall people; mom and dad excluded.  My oldest brother is 6’4″, next brother is 6’0″ and my baby brother is 6’3″. Me? I’m an amazing 5’6″.5 tall. “Almost a full grown man” according to my brothers. When I was young, I was one of the

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Boudoir and the glamour photographer

Boudoir and the glamour photographer is a question or situation that appears many times in our career. As you may or may not know, I am known for having an opinion that is…different than others,

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Money and model photography

Money and model photography, some would say that’s an oxymoron, others would say they are rolling in the dough. Yet others would say the latter are liars.

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Can you not use my pics anymore…

I stress quite often my displeasure with TF* or Free shoots. A large part of why displeasure? the email “…can you not use my pics anymore…”

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Kim Kardashian breaks internet

Kim Kardashian breaks internet didn’t happen then way she wanted, but it happened in other ways.

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Traveling freak shows?

We all know photography as an industry has taken a hit. When an aspiring photographer contacts me and says he or she is in school for photography, I find a way to work in “Dump photography and go for business”. Perplexed, they ask me why and I explain to them that they can learn photography,

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Lies

Every professional must tell a small lie from time to time. We all tell lies from time to time

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All about that bass

All about that bass is a new song that is the “it” song. If you’ve not heard it, I’ll give you a few to check it out  and then we’ll cover why it’s on a glamour photography website:

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The end of an era

The end of an era is now. After 10 wonderful years in Colorado, it’s time for me to move on to glamour capital of the world, Los Angeles, CA.

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Paying gigs?

Hello friends! Been a while, eh? Sorry about that! As you know, I’ve been preparing my move to Los Angeles so that has been taking up a LOT of my time. I want to talk about paying gigs and the ignorance surrounding them, as well as my feelings on CO.

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Canon 6D and my style

Canon 6D and my style. I have my own style of photography. Everyone who has been shooting has their own style, their own eye. For me, I’m very particular in my style.

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20 things about me

I’m naturally a very private person. If I know you, and really get to know you, I will share small things, but for the most part, I don’t share much about me. I figured it might be fun to do a 20 things about me that you might not know.

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Meet the Models Caleb

Meet the Models Caleb is a good one! I first met Caleb via Genna. I was offered to attend a shootout by a former student of mine.

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Not good enough

Any photographer who is worth their weight in their profession has asked themselves “Am I good enough?” Not good enough is a constant thought for the consummate photographer. We all are chasing our next best image and sometimes the chase leads us away from what we’re most comfortable.

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When is a free shoot free?

When is a free shoot free? NEVER!! If you’ve owned a camera longer than 4 hours or if you’ve had modeling photos

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Why Colorado will fail as an industry

Why Colorado will fail as an industry is simple. Yes, I didn’t ask you why, I stated: Why Colorado will fail as an industry and not only will it fail,

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