I need some pictures of models for a webpage I’m putting together. They have to be in very specific poses which I don’t think I’ll find at istockphoto.com or similar sites.
I was thinking of 2 methods: find a site where you can request custom photos or hire a local photographer/model. I’ve never done anything like this before, so I have no idea if the first option exists or how much either option would cost. The images would be modified by my users and likely emailed/uploaded to piczo, myspace or msn messenger. So I’m not sure what’s involved in getting the model or models’ consent.
I want someone (or up to 6 people, depending on cost) who basically looks like an MTV VJ and is dressed accordingly. No porn/nudes. The pictures would be closeups and could have just a plain background. Ideally, I’d want the whole thing to have the feel of a screencap from a rap video.
If I go the local photographer/model route, what would I look for and what could I expect to pay? I’m in NS, Canada, if that matters.
Is it possible to outsource this whole thing after explaining exactly how the photos will be used (in other words could I get any photographer/model to take the shots without me there)?