ChrisJohnsonPhotographyPhotographer Male Oakland, California, US
Berkeley, California, US
San Leandro, California, US
My Website: PortfolioMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/ardphotography
Mayhem # 2213320
"Professional, Respectable, Driven and very down to earth with a good sense of humor. I've been shooting seriously for a little over years now and looking to keep it going for many more, if god willing. I love photography and I am looking to work with experienced models and some new to modeling looking to start a portfolio. Having fun when I shoot is key when I shoot, you know... talk, joke a little bit, keeping the vibes positive and fun but at the same time taking what I do serious. As I want to create the best images possible for you. Having good chemistry with my subject makes things a little easier and for better photos, IMO. Fashion/editorial/glamour style photography is pretty much what I'm looking to shoot and use the art we create for my portfolio since I do seek employment or contract work in those genres of photography. I would really like to be contracted with a high-end magazine company, really pushing towards becoming a published photographer, which is one of my goals. So I would also like to use some of the images for magazine submissions too, with permission of course. I do have model release forms. One of the models I've worked with was published in Ms Bombshell Magazine Summer Issue #6 by the name Jenny Jean. So I was pretty stoked about that, gotta start some where right???. "
I'm open to work with everyone...MUA's, stylists, designers, other photographers and of courses models of all ages, sizes, shapes and colors... and gender. I'm still learning a lot and I get inspired by a lot work I see on here. So let's collaborate and inspire each other to keep creating the art we do. I'm open to ideas and I have some ideas in mind, some concepts and themes."
"I'm always down to shoot trade. If you have to travel from outside of Oakland I'm willing to compensate travel expenses. For trade, I will send you a link with photos taken via email. I will edit them (basic editing NO RETOUCHING). I do have advance retouching skills using photoshop. I do not use shortcut techniques such as just blurring the skin. With that being said if you would like to have any image retouched there would be a charge as for that takes a good amount of time and attention. Ask about price if interested."
"I have a studio located in my home, which is located in the Seqouyah Hills in Oakland. Its not a big fancy studio but its good space to use. Eventually I will get a separate space from my home to shoot in, but in the mean time you have to start from somewhere. Again...I am not here to date anyone. I'm here to work professionally, gain more experience and also help others. I treat everyone I work with, with the utmost respect and I expect the same in return."
WHAT I BELIEVE:
"A photograph that expresses emotions, feelings or some form of art should be shared with world...if not, they're like lost souls." - Chris Johnson
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