*** NOTE: Recently moved to the Commercial Drive area and doing a bunch of casual, fun shoots around my new place to figure out where the best light is. No real plan, just come by and we'll figure out what we're both up for. Lots of my portfolio is those kinds of shoots. ***
Some TF for the right models and projects...
Primarily focused on implieds, delicate lace/sheer outfits, and artistic nudes around indoor locations, in studio and in nature. Fine art nude to moody "boudoir" feel with a focus on expression and emotion. I'm usually looking for moody, introspective looks. Typically includes a range of full length to headshots. I mostly work with experienced and traveling fine art models, but I am also willing to help new models who want to explore this genre if you have a look I think will work for me.
Models I typically go for: Natural girl next door, freckles, able to emote and do soft natural looking expressions. Body types are less important than nice or interesting facial features, natural posing, and the ability to express yourself. Able to do shots that feel candid and not overly posed. Usually I know it when I see it - please don't be offended if I don't choose you for TF, you may be a great model just not what I'm looking for at this moment.
If I've commented on an image of yours, left a tag or a friend request, I'm probably interested in working with you.
I try to create portraits with emotion, capturing private and intimate moments with a sensual side to them. I love highlighting shape and texture using dramatic lighting and shadow. I am laid back, fun, easy to shoot with, and I enjoy collaborating with artistic models. My major influences lately have been Jan Scholz and Ryan Muirhead.
Recently moved to the Commercial Drive area into a smaller space with less light than my previous place, but I'm working on finding ways to make it work. I prefer shooting natural light and on location, but can also use studio lighting if the situation calls for it. I will also shoot film with experienced models.
I am able to provide accommodation to travelling models who want to stay in the city. Depending on the timing, I sometimes have a room free for four nights of the week.
I don't take random friend requests - particularly from other photographers that I do not know personally, or models from out of town who aren't touring. Don't be offended - there just doesn't seem to be a point to adding friends here except for people I plan to work with.
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