watch all 7 episodes of season 2

revamped and ready. the creator series is back!

We’re thrilled to announce the return of the Creator Series for season 2! Behind the Shutter’s Creator Series is a 7-episode web series launching in October 2023, featuring some of the best up and coming photographers in the country. Everything from lighting, posing, and composition will be put to the test. This year promises to be even better, so stay tuned for an unforgettable experience!

meet the competitors

click on a creator to learn more about them. Who do you think has what it takes to win?

andre brown

laura dark

margo franklyn

deshon gales​

chris gronde

anthony romano

josh russell

tabitha schroeder

carolina waldroff

keely whipple

what are they competing for?

over 25K in cash & prizes

meet the models

Violet Deardorff

Aimee Garrison

Kristina Lin

Tyler Neumann

Sabrina Nguyen

Brooklynn Syrcle

Jordan Wilson

the creator series judges

Each and every challenge will push the contestants to their limits to be better than they have ever been before. Every challenge will be judged by three of the industry’s top photographers: Sal Cincotta, Taylor Brumfield, and Roberto Valenzuela.

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sal cincotta

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Taylor Brumfield

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roberto valenzuela

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