David Green

Photographer Male Santa Clarita, California, US
My Website: Monteverdi Photo
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/monteverdi
Mayhem # 103104

About Me

I've been a professional shooter for over 25 years (on and off). I shot a lot of journalism, architectural, product and commercial work for paying clients, but in 2005, I started working with models, and found a new love.

For two years, I taught at the FABULOUS Santa Clarita Valley Center for Photography. Check out their site at http://www.scvphotocenter.com/ and sign up for one of their classes on photography, creativity or Photoshop. (The other instructors are pretty good, too!)

I was the president of the Santa Clarita Valley Photographer's Association from 2010 to 2013. Before that, I was on the board for three years. I've been a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals since 2007.

In 2010, I made a significant career change, and decided to no longer pursue professional photography. Instead, photography is now my passion as a creative outlet. I've been shown in multiple exhibits. (See credits, below.)

Right now, I'm primarily interested in trade work (TFP/TFCD), and I'm looking to collaborate with creative models on their own ideas. If you are a model who wants special shots for your portfolio, and can't find a photographer to take it on, I'm your guy: I will treat you as the client, and we will shoot your concept. (If you don't want that, I can take the lead, of course; I can come up with concepts all day.)

I'm especially looking for models who want to shoot for Zivity, Suicide Girls, and similar sites.

My studio space in lovely Santa Clarita is small (1000 sq ft) but very usable. I also love shooting outdoors.

But that's enough about me -- what do YOU want?

Credits

Zivity: https://www.zivity.com/users/Deedger
           https://www.zivity.com/models/kataholic/photosets/14
           https://www.zivity.com/models/kataholic/photosets/13
           https://www.zivity.com/models/kataholic/photosets/12
           https://www.zivity.com/models/kataholic/photosets/11
Suicide Girls: https://suicidegirls.com/members/deedger/ (sets pending approval!)
                      https://suicidegirls.com/members/kataho … h-the-sea/
                      https://suicidegirls.com/members/kataho … is-fierce/

MUSEUM EXHIBIT
Six of my images were exhibited at the California African American Museum's "Allensworth" Exhibit! From August, 2010 till February 26, 2011. They have been accepted into the museum's permanent collection. Buy the book! "Allensworth: A Place. A People. A Story" - http://www.amazon.com/Allensworth-Peopl … 97898188X/

GALLERY SHOWS
Coming in 2015 - City of Santa Clarita. Allensworth: The Forgotten Landmark (second exhibit).
January 2015 - April 2015 Canyon Country Library - "Canyons"
July 2014 - Allensworth: The Forgotten Landmark. Group exhibit at City of Santa Clarita Art Slam.
May 2014 - The Other Side of the Lens. One-man exhibit at City of Santa Clarita Art Slam.
September 2012 - January 2013. Community Garden Photo exhibit at Westfield Town Center.
February 2012 - April 2012. Black & White exhibit at Santa Clarita City Hall.
July 2011 - November 2011. Spring Print exhibit at Santa Clarita City Hall.
August 2010 - February 2011. California African American Museum. "Allensworth: A Place. A People. A Story."
September 3-5, 2009. "Last Days of Summer - Exposure 2010." Hart Hall (Old Town Newhall), Santa Clarita, CA.
November 21-22 - Exposure 2009. Hart Hall, Santa Clarita, CA.
October 2009 through January 2010 - "From Elvis to Ella: The Power of Music" exhibit at Santa Clarita City Hall.

MAGAZINES
Relate - Fall 2007 issue
Imperfekshun - September 2007 issue

MODELS
Kataholic - MM#2910769 - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Brittany Simone - MM#1558023
Holly Misty Rose - MM#431541
Jessica Rose - MM#431541
Donise Ownes - MM#222129
Skye Hope - www.myspace.com/oceansbecomeme
Claudia Ivonne - Website gone
Ms. Tashaney - MM#580338
Ross Angeles - MM#177606
Jeremy Bell - MM#218975
Angelica Pauline - MM#165282 (Profile gone?)
Kung Fu Femmes - www.kungfufemmes.com
Tracy-Marie Briare - www.facebook.com/tracymariebriare
Ambokilé - www.ambokile.com
Nadeea - www.nadeea.com
Lisa Aybike Kir - www.lisaaybike.com
Niki Sexton - Website gone
Stephanie Swift - www.stephanieswift.com
Chocolate K - MM#620367 (Profile gone?)

WARDROBE STYLISTS
Li Cari - MM#333434
Style and Shoot - MM#355495
Anna Grigoryeva - MM#376988
Valerie Fowler - MM#363435

MUAs
Iliana Rocha - MM#1679427
Constance Hall - MM#361380
Alma Adamson (Shimmers) - MM#207211
Amanda Rose - MM#189620
Eugene Conde - MM#29696
Melody White - MM#140399
Heather O'Boyle - MM#329849
Brianna Lindsey - MM#294351
Lisa Keeping - MM#109587
Chikako Nakada -MM#451417
Yael - http://www.makeupbyyael.com/

AWARDS
Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association:
    2014 Fall Image Competition - 3rd Place (2): Photojournalism (Award of Merit), Portrait
    2013 Fall Image Competition - 1st Place: Nature. Award of Merit: Portrait
    2011 Spring Print Competition - 1st Place & 3rd Place: Landscape
    2011 Spring Print Competition - 2nd Place: Freestyle
    2009 Fall Print Competition - 2nd Place: Landscape
    2008 Spring Print Competition - 1st Place: Photojournalism
    2007 Fall Print Competition - 2nd Place: Studio Portraits,
    2007 Fall Print Competition - 3rd Place: Photojournalism
    2007 Spring Print Competition - 3rd Place: Architecture
    2006 Fall Print Competition - Award of Merit

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