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Sultry Bohemian Captures

Photographer Melodie McDaniel Shoots Candid Class

— August 24, 2011 — Naughty
Los Angeles-based director and photographer Melodie McDaniel is considered one of the most coveted still-life shooters in the United States, and after one thorough look through her selected portfolio, you won't question why.

As a photographer, Melodie McDaniel is not only celebrated for her still-life photography, but also for her celebrity portraits. As one of the top names in the celebrity portrait industry, she has worked with major talents like Ryan Gosling, Ludacris, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, and Lily Allen.

In this collection of her work, we see shots of hip-seeming regular folks right beside the shots of international superstars. As a photographer, Melodie McDaniel's major skill is her ability to make the "average" person look just as much of a superstar as her celebrity portraits.

Click through our gallery to view her selected portfolio and see for yourself.
Trend Themes
1. Celebrity Portrait Photography - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Develop a platform that connects aspiring photographers with celebrities for unique and authentic portraits.
2. Still-life Photography - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Create an online marketplace for unique still-life photographs, allowing artists to sell their work directly to customers.
3. Personal Branding Through Photography - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Build an app that helps individuals create their own personal brand through professional photography and image editing tools.
Industry Implications
1. Photography - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Develop AI-powered camera technology that allows users to capture high-quality photos with minimal effort and technical knowledge.
2. Fashion - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Create an augmented reality fashion app that allows users to try on virtual clothing and accessories before making a purchase.
3. Entertainment - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Establish a platform that offers on-demand celebrity photoshoot experiences for fans, bringing them closer to their favorite stars.
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