Steve Arebalo

Photographer Male Lake Elsinore, California, US
My Website: Facebook
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/SDPutter
Mayhem # 1746780

About Me

FRIEND REQUESTS:

If you have received a "Friend Request" I am interested in working with you. I review each portfolio before sending out or responding to a "friend" request. I strongly encourage you to reply to my "friend" request. I normally shoot between San Diego, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties. However, I will be travelling to the San Luis Obispo area once a month on family business. As I am in route to San Luis Obispo or back home to the Inland Empire, I may stop in the Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and/or Simi Valley areas. I will always check my "friends" first for possible photo sessions.

I am currently scheduling in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Riverside until the first of December.

Once I receive your "friend" reply, I will be forwarding a photo shoot inquiry. The timing of the initial contact letter will depend on my current work schedule. I will inform you of my interest to discuss a photo session with you. If you do not hear back from me immediately, that does not mean I do not want to schedule a session. As I approach the age of 60, I try to regulate my travel.

As a consequence of entertainers and models approaching me to update their headshots, whenever possible I like to work with a Makeup Artist (MUA). I also like to establish new shooting venues, i.e. Queen Mary, Balboa Park, Morro Rock, and Solvang. I am sure that you are aware of other exciting places that provide an excellent backdrop.

Based on your need and time constraints, please do not hesitate to contact me if you are interested in scheduling an immediate photo shoot. 

I have worked with both experienced and beginners. Most of the men and women have expressed appreciation for my direction.

HEASHOTS:

As previously mentioned, it is not unusual for most actors, entertainers and models to request current headshots. I will always shoot several headshots during the session.   

PICTURES:

My images are currently TF while I am working on poses and fashion. This will change at a later date, as I am in constant contact with modeling and talent agencies. I currently shoot with a 24.3 mega pixel, Sony a65 digital camera. I use a 20.4 Mega Pixel, fixed lense, Sony digital, in reserve.

The models and/or actors I work with frequently comment that they like the natural appearance of my images. Because I do not have a studio and travel to sites, I am not opposed to the use of escorts.

I am open to most ideas, excluding sacrilegious and sexually explicit images. As previously mentioned, I am currently working on posing and the wardrobe of the model.

Unless noted otherwise, I have conducted any retouch and/or edit of the images contained in my portfolio. There have been no other manipulations of the photographs. 

UNDER AGE OF 18

Minors (under the age of 18) will always need to have parental involvement to work with me. For the safety of all underage models, I will need to receive approval from their parent or guardian prior to any photo shoot. All photography, involving a minor, will  be conservative in it's scope. I have passed an extensive FBI background investigation and have been approved to work projects within a local school district.

EXPENSE and PAYMENT:

Currently I work TFP/CD. All of my photographs are natural and can be easily edited by any photo shop software. At this time, the purpose of  any image that I use is intended for display in my personal portfolio. The model and MUA will receive a letter indicating that he/she is permitted to reproduce, edit, manipulate, and/or sell the images.     

For the benefit of the subject and/or MUA, photo shoots will be maintained in an untouched state on the Photo Bucket web-site. Upon request, I will lock or remove the photo shoot from Photo Bucket.   

The majority of my photo shoots last two hours in duration. However based on the location, nature and the model's time constraints the photo shoot may last 1/2 of an hour to five hours. Most of my sessions are available for viewing by 10:00 p.m. the same evening on the Photo Bucket web-site.

Occasionally, I will be willing to pay a reasonable rate to an experienced model and/or MUA, (with a strong portfolio). I will contact them directly.

LOCATIONS:

I visit and explore new shooting locations on a consistent basis. On separate occasions, models Sarra Hansen and Breana Gabriel accompanied me on photo shoots to the Maritime Museum located in the San Diego Bay. I have used Torrey Pines State Park, located in La Jolla, CA, and Balboa Park in San Diego, several times for background. Model Princess Tierra used rock formations on Route 66 in Apple Valley as a backdrop. Alivia Campbell was photographed at Historic Perris Lake and Park. The beaches in Santa Monica, Huntington, Newport, San Diego and Oceanside have been visited, at least once, by a model and me for a photo shoot. Patrick Reid, Wyldcat, and Everett Savoy were photographed on the grounds of Cal Tech and the University of California at Northridge.  Finally, although I do not list the exact location, model residences have also been used on multiple occasions as a photo site.

THE MODELS:
Regarding the models, I have not worked with any that I would not work with again. All the models and MUAs listed in my portfolio have been extremely pleasant and easy to work with, including their escorts. I enjoyed working with each of them.

Based on the large number of actors and models I work with, short descriptions will be limited to recent, active and/or worthy of special mention. I credit all images. If you are interested in information regarding the actor/model please follow the link to their personal portfolio.

A special thanks to Payton Trix, Danielle McVicker, Autumn Becerra, DanniBambi, Everett Savoy, Karri Lauritzen and Wyldcat for their energy and creativity; my respect and best wishes to Alli D who is currently battling cancer; Danielle McMillian for her impressive graduation from Stanford University; to Hallie Hoefer who is attempting to reach the next selection stage for "America's Next Top Model." I hope to see Brittney M. (New Jersey), Haley White (North Carolina), and Alivia Campbell (Florida), visit California again. Breana Gabriel, at 5'2", is one of the most talented models I have seen. Finally, ALWAYS MY BEST, to all the other models and MUAs who took time out of their day to permit me the opportunity to photograph and work with them.

The couples in my portfolio are: Karri and Dutch; Wyldcat and Patrick; Candy and Ty; Dayna and Russell; Lacy and Eric; Ly and boyfriend (visiting from Estonia); and Chanel Lynn with boyfriend and Baby.           

Yes, that is me "The Photographer". The picture was taken recently at the Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma outside San Diego, California.


PERSONAL INFORMATION:
I am 59 years old and have been married for 25 years. I drink very little alcohol and I do not use illicit drugs. Please respect my feelings on this matter during the time we are together on the photo shoot. This includes your escort(s). I will not shoot nudes unless I have previously worked with the model and he and/or she requires a personal need for the photographs.

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Credits

MAKE-UP ARTISTS:

Chelsea Moreno / 1935666 (x2)
Connie Hurtado / 2581458  (x2)
EFoster Makeup Artistry / 1840472 (x2)
Elfie Simon / 3116437
Felicia Goodfellow / 3180938
JM Beauty / 2270761
Lei @ PrettyLadyMakeup / 3237556
Makeup by anagutierrez / 2593804
Makeup by KimMiE / 1641924
Makeup by Lady Luck / 1028171
Natalie Orosco / 1170205
Nikki V. Artistry / 2698971
Sally Tello / 3099890
Star Beauty Makeup / 703164


HAIRSTYLISTS:
Emily Tran / 2107779 

MODELS:
Ajee / (Under 18 / Unaffiliated)
Alana Nicole / Model 1906025
Aleu Moana / Model 495634
AlexissRyann / Model 3093785
Alivia Campbell / Model 1147201
Alli D / Model 1168050
Alyssa Parsley / Model 3326785
Amanda / OMP 466272
Anam G / Model 602357 (x2)
Angela 510 / Model 2396504
Ash Gilmore / 706708
Autumn Becerra / Model 177230
Breana / Model 1882878
Brittany LO / Model 1139518
Brittany Pohlmann / 23300298
Brittney M. / Model 1641018
Candy / Model 1332825
Cassidy Truong / Model 1934851
Catherine Senetskia / Model 2796491
Cilly / Model 2227136
Claudia L / Model 239434
Danielle McVicker / Model 1699976
Danielle Yvette / Model 474165
DanniBambi / Model 1771581
Dayna / Model 398120
Dutch Barclay / Model 2526005
Dwhitney / Model 1630459
Ella W. / Model 1683449
Emily Kleyva / Model 3329290 
Everett Savoy / Model 538896
Eygga Mojus / Model 1583248
Gladdy Robles / Unaffliated
Hailee Hoefer / Model 1237602
Hailey White / Model 1541691
Jas Dhanda / Model  755620
Jasmeet Gosal / Model 3135601
Jessica Gordon / (Unaffiliated)
Jessica Ong / (Under 18 / Model 1505241)
Josie Pauline / Model 646005
Joyce L / Model 370122
Julia Rose King / Model 2531387
Karri Lauritzen / Model 2349787 (x2)
Kathiria Rosa / Model 2096395
Katie Rae Jay / Model 3201043
Katrina Starhynskaya / Model 209232
Keemer Tonne / Model 3203161
Keshia / (One Model Place 450502)
Lacy Hunter / Model 169271 (x2)
Ly / (One Model Place 393439)
Lynn Anna / Model 1343460
Mariana / Model 469499
Mayanne / Model 1948396
May Kaufer / Model 1457624
Meagan / Model 1423516
Mel Withers / Model 2711937
Mikhaela / Model 1390023
Minh-Tam / (One Model Place 442795) (i Studio 24457)
Mitchell Sisters / Model 2012887
Natalie / Model 2159213
Nicole Kochanowski / 3114779
Nikki Alvarez / Model 2445112
Patrick Reid / Actor 2373464
Payton Trix / Model 885075
Phylicia / Model 1912211
Princess Tiera 11 / Model 2136997
Samantha / Model 2131735
Sarah Reiter / Model 3100783
Sarra / Model 1930756
Savannah / (Unaffiliated)
Shalise Marie / Model 2190955
Shanel / Model 1849342
Sweeta / Model 1589763
Tami Leo / OMP 1004142
Tanya Cesena /  Model 1669491
Tara Layne / Model 1863202
Tenealyia / Model 1769286
Tori Vild / 2890503
Vannesa  / Model 1417800
Veena / (One Model Place 163169)
Wendy / Model 2162092
Wyldcat / Model 2342517

Lists

Action / Images in Motion   35 pics
Adult Erotica 18+   288 pics
ALT / Goth / Punk   45 pics
Animals, Birds, Serpents and Spiders   191 pics
ART: Painting, Drawing, Digital and Post Application   214 pics
Bikinis, Bathing Suits, and Beach Wear   174 pics
Black & White or Monochrome   794 pics
Body Ink: Tattoos   318 pics
Body Painting   92 pics
Camera Angles   42 pics
Celebrities   40 pics
Cityscapes and Urban Settings   61 pics
Color / Use of Color in Photography   16 pics
Commentary / Views of Social Issues in Pictures   32 pics
Composition   3 pics
Concepts, Imagination and/or Ingenuity   117 pics
Costumes   27 pics
Couples   112 pics
Cultural / Beauty From Around the World   34 pics
Dark and Haunting   2 pics
Depth of Field (DOF)   64 pics
Eerie and Malevolent   27 pics
EFFECTS / Photo Software Application / Framing   77 pics
Elegance / Gowns and Accessories   32 pics
Emotion / Images That Speak Without Words   25 pics
Fashion / Creative and Regular   136 pics
Female Images / Only the Superb   492 pics
Full Length Images / Mastery of the Camera   153 pics
Hair: Creativity, Color and/or Design   107 pics
Hats, Hoods and Scarves   123 pics
Headshots and Portraits   309 pics
Implied : Seductive and Sensual / 18+   178 pics
Landscapes and Locations   27 pics
Latex, Spandex, and Leather   98 pics
Lifestyle   26 pics
Lighting and Shadows: Setting the Mood   180 pics
Lingerie, Underwear and/or Bedroom   179 pics
Make-up: Creativity and Design   31 pics
Make-up With or Without Retouching   114 pics
Male Images and Portraits   159 pics
Manipulations / Photo Software   53 pics
Masks / Use of Facial Masks   52 pics
Maternity Images   63 pics
Maturity: Ageless Beauty   109 pics
Menagerie / The Flawless   12 pics
Military Related and/or Inspired   30 pics
Models I Have Worked With By Other Photographers   60 pics
Music Related   52 pics
Native American / Western Imagery   33 pics
Nature / Use of a Model Against a Landscape   28 pics
Perfection: Only Superior Work   146 pics
Pin-ups / Retro   19 pics
Poses / Natural   93 pics
Poses / The Expertise of a Model   35 pics
Published Work   52 pics
Runway   49 pics
Sequence and Series   42 pics
Silhouettes   104 pics
Sports and Fitness   77 pics
STEVE'S Personal Favorites   13 pics
Studio Magic   299 pics
Sunrise and Sunset   19 pics
Surrealism   10 pics
Wardrobe Inspired / Clothing Design   74 pics
Wedding and Bridal Imagery   20 pics
Youth / Under 18   29 pics

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