Hi there. Thanks for completing the next step into the “Short Hair Don’t Care” special project that Rob Smith Photography is doing.  This is promised to be a fun event that will get you exposure into the KC modeling scene and help me get my headshot game to expert status.  Win-win, right?

Requirements – To be approved, you will need to:

  • Submit a current photo (jpg or gif) via email to rob@robsmithphotos.com
  • Briefly explain why you wear short hair.
  • If chosen, you will need to come fully prepared with hair and makeup already completed.
  • Must have like or near what is in the submitted photo at the time of the shoot.
  • Be willing to come to my home studio arriving at least 10 minutes prior to your session time.

Deliverables – What you will get if you participate:

  • 2 low resolution fully edited digitally delivered photos at no cost.
  • A fun experience that will leave you excited to share with your friends.

 

FAQ:

  • Q: Will you define what “short hair” means?
    • A: Sure.I am primarily looking for hair that is
      • 1-2 finger widths long (2” or less).
      • Bald and/or tightly clipped.
      • Shorter sides with longer on top is ok.
      • Extreme looks also considered.
  • Q: Can I just pull my hair back in a ponytail?
    • A: No. Sorry, but not for this project.
  • Q: What color hair are you looking for?
    • A: All colors of hair work for this project.
  • Q: What race and/or ethnicity are you looking for?
    • A: All races and ethnic groups will be considered, as this is intended to be a diverse project.
  • Q: What are the age requirements?
    • A: 18 and up only for this project. No exceptions.
  • Q: What are you going to do with these photos?
    • A: I will be posting these on social media as well as my website for promotion of headshots. Potential commercial use may be in play for some shots.
  • Q: Will I need to sign a model release?
    • A: Yes, if you want the free session. If not willing to sign release, it will be treated as a regular session and the cost will be $125.
  • Q: Will I get a use release provided to me?
    • A: Yes.
  • Q: How long should I plan on the session?
    • A: Most sessions will last between 15-30 minutes.
  • Q: Can I bring a friend?
    • A: Yes. Actually, its encouraged.But just one and they need to be 18 or over as well. No children please due to limitations on time and needing your full attention during the session. If you have a child that you must bring, please ensure you have someone else to care for him/her during your session.
  • Q: Who are you and why should I care?
    • A: Rob Smith Photography is just a small fish in a big pond trying to gain more expertise in the photography scene.This project is something I just dreamed up and I think it will be nice to showcase the short hair beauty in the KC Area.
  • Q: I have visible tattoos, scars, disfigurements, or some other reason I don’t want to be photographed.Will you cover them up?
    • A: No. Come as you are.You will see very quickly that I want to showcase your individuality and everything it comes with.Instead of hiding it, I may actually accentuate and showcase it!Unless it’s a temporary issue, like a zit or cut of some sort… then attempt to cover it, but I can take care of some of that stuff in post editing.
  • Q: Just females, seriously?
    • A: Yes.This is a special project just for females at this time. If you are a male and have an idea for a special project, please submit the idea for consideration.
  • Q: But what if I am a cross-dresser (male posing as female)?
    • A: Yes, if you can pull it off correctly.Please sign up and let’s chat about your concept and see if it fits within the boundaries for my end goal.If you are extreme, I may consider you at this time, but for a separate project.Lets chat!
  • Q: What if I can’t make my scheduled appointment?
    • A: I realize things come up. However, you will have to up your game on the excuse you provide, as I have heard them all.Seriously, please make every effort to make your appointment, as all of our time is valuable.If possible, please provide at least 48 hours-notice if you need to either cancel or reschedule.
  • Q: I don’t know any pro HMUA, can I do it myself?
    • A: Yes, if you can prove to me that you can handle a comb and some base foundation.Don’t go too extreme on the makeup, but please do bring yourself prepared for a high resolution photograph that will catch nearly every pore on your face.Yes, that’s right… every pore!
  • Q: I better not do my own makeup, do you know someone?
    • A: I have a few HMUA’s that can be contacted for getting you ready. Typical charge is between $75 to $100 for their time and product used.
  • Q: What if I like more than the 2 photos you are providing for no-cost?
    • A: Purchases can be made available at a nominal cost, depending on what you are desiring.
  • Q: What if I don’t like any of my photos?
    • A: I will have a licensed professional counselor onsite to handle any trepidation you may have on my ability to capture that perfect photograph of you. Seriously, you will like your photo or I will give you 100% of your money invested to me (not the HMUA, that’s on you). That’s right, this is a free event, so come with your happy face, leave your inhibitions behind, and let’s make some kick ass art celebrating you – you beautiful female, you!