Amanda_FierceModel Female Tucson, Arizona, US
My Website: Facebook Model PageMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/amandacarins
Mayhem # 1598490
About MePlease, kindly read my profile and take a quick look at my portfolio before contacting me...thanks, I really appreciate it. :) Also - I've changed looks, so I will jump at the chance to do a high-quality shoot right now, and have a very flexible schedule, as I am self-employed.
About me as a model: As a visual artist myself, I would be very excited to be a part of your artwork. Think of me as a piece of your art medium. The passion and drive I have to do photography modeling keeps me reliable and striving to make it happen, on time, and ready to shoot upon arrival, with a can-do attitude. I have happily worked with over five dozen photographers in the Tucson and Phoenix area.
As a model in Arizona, I am known for being interesting, making great conversation while working, and making a lot of my photographers laugh...I like to have as much fun as possible during shoots, while keeping the work flowing. I am best known for my reputation as a plus-size model, but I "re-branded" myself, by losing 6 sizes. I feel GREAT about my new body, my muscle tone is showing through, and I am continuing to work hard to improve it even more. I appear leggy, because I have a short waist and very long limbs, which gives me the look without being 5"10. I have a varied wardrobe which is constantly growing. I do my own makeup and hair for shoots, according to the style of the shoot, and have been for the past five years (unless you want a makeup artist/stylist to do it for me, which is perfectly fine.) I keep my finger and toenails manicured and painted, just in case a shoot comes up during the current month (I am a fan of detail.) There are no easily visible modifications on my body, just one tiny tattoo on my right ankle, and a navel ring; that's all for body modifications (I have yet to even pierce my ears.)
I do encourage who I'm working with to push me further with posing and give me dynamics (i.e., if I need to arch my back more, etc, please do tell me - I will bend over backwards for a great photo...literally...)
As for my educational background, I have A Bachelor's Degree from the Southwest University of Visual Arts, in advertising art and animation - meaning I can talk shop with you, use technical terms, and know what you are talking about I have five years experience in stage acting.
Limitations: Artistic and glamor nudes are welcome. However, I don't feel comfy doing open-leg shots, erotic, adult/XXX, and foot/fetish photography. Also, during shooting, I don't feel comfy talking about my body during a shoot, or with a person touching me without asking first. This is just to let you know what I am comfy with and am not comfy with so we can work together happily, as a team.
I am available to meet, work and travel all weekdays and weekend days, from 7 am to 7pm (nighttime photography will need to be discussed.) I can provide excellent shooting locations all over town and state, both in studio and outdoors. References, ID, resume and rates also available upon request by email.
"Depends On Assignment" means I do both TFP and paid work.
If you'd like me to model for you...
-When the shoot will not directly benefit my portfolio, and/or
-You would like my coaching,
I will be happy to discuss hourly rates. I offer private photo shooting sessions for reasonable rates, which are priced depending on the content of the shoot. Please feel free to contact me with any questions; Rates available upon request.
I am in dire need of TFP shooting at the moment, to update my portfolio, as I have recently very much changed my look. For TFP shooting, I would like you to have a great portfolio, or:
-A Digital SLR camera and knowledge of how to use the manual settings on it (i.e., aperture, shutter speed, ISO, flash compensation and spot meter)
-Knowledge of lighting your subject
-Photo editing skills and software
If this sounds like you, I would like to hear from you.
Any questions? Feel free to ask, I'm an open book. I hope to work with you! :)
CreditsI hope to be involved in Moda Provocateur for SAAF, and other fashion/hair/makeup shows, during the upcoming Spring! :)
I have been an official model for Arizona Photo Events for 5 years.
I have walked the runway...
for Circus: The Greatest Hair and Makeup Show on Earth, by the Aveda Institute.
for the Pima Community College Spring 2013 fashion show "Once Upon A Time",
and for Indo Cotton, in the "Beauty of the Nations" show, at the Javelina Cantina, at the Doubletree Hotel.
I have been published...
by Bruce Jensen, cover of short story "A Stormy Desert Seduction",
by Stephanie Lewis, #774, magazine,
by John McQuaker, #1673865, in the magazine Scarlett's Secrets:
Issue #1 "Heatwave" http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/205102
Issue #2 "Water" http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/219749
Issue #3, "Summer" http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/260799
Issue #7, "Fur Babies" http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/363433
by Macro Polo Images, #1467324, in a coffee table book.
I have worked with:
Corinne Kushel #1048
Dave Truax #443944
Jess Gracia #1394013
Kenny Stuck #1190620
Charles Stuck #1272461
Nine Buddhas #1088581
Joel Gilgoff #11898
Dan Raustadt #295400
Benjamin James #647333
Steven Brandon #1327142
Fred Haider #1336977
John Douglas #1004431
Larry Bradby #1505
Kenn Jensen #367332
Stacey Reeves #1359803
Miguel Folch #1254597
John McQuaker #1673865
Russel Klein #1366513
Stephanie Lewis #155196
John D Banks #262525
Gregg Unwin #435347
Macro Polo Images #1467324
John Emerson #87132
Ron Shelton #1606567
Mojito Photography #2138588
Bea Cheekie #1154124
Jim Kelso #470117
Basil Chiu #1307005
Mark Biery #1453823
John R Miller #1737350
Joe Fernandez #2628526
David Massie #2748901
PF Whistle #2900461
Cast Shadow Photography #1565715
Roger D #818221
Rodney F. White
Daniel R Wilson
AZ Skies Photography
Carlos Arturo Velarde