The Art of the Spa Photo Shoot

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Set Up the Shot

Before you hire someone, research locally and nationally respected spa and beauty photographers. “Hire someone with specific spa, salon or beauty photography expertise,” Oskin recommends. “Portrait and fashion photographers may not know how to properly light spa, esthetic and nail-care service areas, nor how to best showcase spa interiors.”

Consider seeking recommendations from editors, publishers and neighboring spas that boast impressive photography. “Ask people from travel and luxury magazines, as well as beauty editors from local newspapers and regional magazines,” Oskin suggests. “Search until you find a talented photographer with a personality you can work with, at a price you can afford.”