Arts, Business and Craft of Digital Photography


Fine Art Nude Photography Workshop

Summer 2013 Session:

Sat. August 24 & Sun. August 25 (9 AM to 5 PM)

in Burbank, CA

Topics include lighting, posing (directing), location and equipment in shooting Erotic Art and Fine Art Nudes.

Participating photographers will have an hour to photograph each model on a one to one basis each day.

Michael and Perry will be available for one on one mentoring during the entire weekend.

The cost is $1,250 for the weekend and will include lunch both days.

Scheduled models may be subject to change.

+ Please contact Perry with any questions at (818) 326-1926 or

New Trend for Actors Headshots – Hollywood Glamour!


OLD HOLLYWOOD SERIES – Justin Bowler (1/20/2012)


LA Actors Headshot Justin Bowler by Michael Helms - Studio lighting

Headshot workshop – Intro – This Sat!

This Sat. Jan 21, 10 AM to 4 PM –

This pictures is not quite typical “actors headshots,” but I played with Dinair airbrush make ups (really easy to use, btw) and I thought this would please my “anime fan” followers!  LOL!

Actors Headshots by Michael Helms

Headshot Workshop – NEW DATES – SPRING 2012

Intro Level: Sat. Jan. 21 – 10 AM to 4 PM

Basic Level: Sat. Feb. 11 – 10 AM to 4 PM

Intermediate Level: Sat. March 10 – 10 AM to 4 PM

Advance Level: 2 DAYS – April 21 & 22 – 10 AM to 4 PM.




Headshot/ Portrait Workshop – New Dates!

New dates!

Introduction class – 12 students max –

Sunday. October 30

10 AM to 4 PM

(Students who took the basic in Sep may take this class for free)


Basic class – 6 students max

Saturday Nov. 5th

10 AM to 4 PM


Intermediate class – 6 students max

Saturday, Dec. 3rd

10 AM to 4 PM