Shannon BrookePhotographer Female Sacramento, California, US
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/shannonbrooke Link to Shannon Brooke's WEBSITE
Mayhem # 2261
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I am a freelance self-managed professional photographer and Photo Editor/Cover Photographer for Deadbeat Magazine.
I put a little bit of myself in every picture I have ever taken. My style includes a vintage feel with a contemporary twist. Which means I appreciate the period when women could be sexy and alluring, but classy at the same time. The time period between 1920-1960 has captured the way a woman should be viewed in my eyes.
You may see a few hot rods in my photography as well. This is inspired greatly by the one that gave me life...my father. He is an autobody man and since I was a little girl I have been surrounded with the dirty dust of bondo, and metal shavings. The sound of the rumbling engines and the sanders eating away at the metal bodies...and the pungent smell of the paint shop. I love my father, I love photography, and it is so gratifying to make women feel beautiful...not exploited. This is me. Enjoy my photography...
Cotton Cartel Magazine cottoncartel.net
Tattoos Down Under Magazine
Pleaser Shoes USA
Pin Up Girl Clothing
Kat Von D
West Coast Choppers
Hart and Huntington Tattoo
Jesse Rooke Customs
Jesse James Work Wear for Walmart
Vintage Life Magazine (UK)
Move Magazine (Spain)
Kustom Magazine (france)
Metal Farm Magazine
People Magazine July 2006
2004 Photographer's Forum Award Winner (published)
2005 Photographer's Forum Award Winner (published)
Assistant for David Perry's Hot Rod Pin-Up book
Photographer for Rod and Kulture Illustrated (published in every issue)
Published in Varla Magazine #12 (coming soon) 6 page spread!
Cd Cover for Give Em Hell, Graveside Rockers, Jet Black Halo
CK Deluxe Magazine
HQ Magazine Cover and Spread
Barracuda Magazine 5 page spread! July all girl issue 2005
Barracuda Magazine Dec. Issue 2005
Lucky 13 Catalog and Ads for Spring 2006
and many many more!
A VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Jennifer Corona (MUA), Marco Patino, David Perry, Tina Norton, Jesse James of West Coast Choppers, Zombie (Rod and Kulture Illustrated), Danielle June, Revecka, Deadbeat Magazine, Drew Ruiz @ DRP Studio, Skratch, and Frankie Sin for all your love and support.
"I had the pleasure of working with Shannon and Jennifer at Viva this year and I have to say, it was the MOST fun I've ever had on a shoot! They were so lovely, hard working, and great people. Not to mention, some of the best photography I've ever see as well! Can't wait to work with them again! Thank you ladies!" --Marie Monroe, model
" Hands down, simply the best photographer and MUAH team out there (Miss Jennifer Corona!) I constantly recommend them to any gal experienced or not, as once you have shot with this team, no one else will live up to your expectations. Shannon's work is breath-taking, creative, clean, and often imitated (though never duplicated!) and not only that, she is SO down to earth and makes you feel like royalty! It's impossible not to love her! If only I lived closer, I would be shooting with these ladies *at least* monthly." --Vivi Louise, Model
" Shannon and Jennifer are absolutely amazing. I'm definately not a model or a natural and I never felt so confident and had so much fun taking photos.... I was comfortable, the work is AMAZING and we had a great time. Shannon sees beauty in everyone and is a natural at what she does! xoxoxo" Christina Andrade, model
"You have taken some of my best photos ever. I hope we can keep shooting for a long time to come." --Divinora Darling (pin-up, fetish, glamour model)
"I had such a wonderful experience working with Shannon Brooke. It was my first time modeling and Shannon made me feel completely comfortable around her and the camera at all times. She takes her time to make sure each shot is near perfection, and her positive attitude makes her an ideal photographer that I can and wouldrecommend to anyone. You can truly see that Shannon is passionate about her art, and it shines through in her amazing work and unique photographs. I know her talent will open many doors for her, and offer her more exciting opportunities to keep creating eye-catching and flawless work. I cannot wait to work with her again! " --Cindy (pin-up model)
"When photographing people regardless if the person is smiling or not the emotion of the picture shows in their eyes. They could be posing in a sexy outfit looking amazing but if they are lacking confidence it will show in the models eyes. I am by no means a professional model; I had never done a professional photo shoot, a fellow friend and I went to visit Shannon to have fun and take some photos. From the minuet we arrived Shannon did nothing but make us feel comfortable asking if we needed anything, telling us how great we looked, and how excited she was to shoot! I was really nervous, since I had done nothing like this before. As soon as she started to take my pictures, she made me feel some comfortable, sexy, and confident telling me how great the pictures looked even stopping the shoot at times just to show me how great they looked on her camera! After seeing this and seeing how beautiful she made me look the rest of the shoot was so exciting and fun. We talked and laughed the entire time It was something that I went in terrified and came out with a new sense of confidence for myself! In every photo Shannon took you could see the confidence shinning through my eyes!
Shannon is an extremely talented and wonderful photographer, she knows what it takes to make her model feel confident and sexy, she sees this in the person she is photographing even if they may not at first! Shannons drive comes from a desire to make the person in her picture feel confident, sexy, and beautiful; she accomplishes this in every photo she takes. Shannon is a talented, professional, and friendly. Shannons confidence behind the camera radiates on to the person she is photographing, making them feel beautiful, sexy and confident. I have no doubt that she will go far in this business for this simple but extremely important reason!"
~Trinity Maloof (pin-up model)
And here`s what another photographer has to say......about Shannon Brooke
"In this modern age of California "trash" and "crap" photographer`s Shannon Brooke`s work is refreshing and sexy showing off the feminine form in the look of yesteryear, her work is as if a concoction of Bunny Yeager, George Hurrell, Bernard Of Hollywood and vintage HOT ROD magazine all mixed together in her head and now has to come out, she`s producing a "feeling" and a "look" that California`s not seen since the early 1960`s"
--Tom Eitnier KoolGirlieStuff Photography ~ Florida
"Working with Shannon Brooke was a blast. She isvery punctual and professional. She makes sure that her shoots are fun and upbeat. I love her ideas, she is innovative and tailors her shoots to her model extremely well. I look forward to working with her again soon!" --Marie Johnson (model)
Shannon, It was truely a pleasure working with you! Not only are you an
amazing photographer but your so friendly, nice, kind, and sweet and I
really cant wait to work with you again! I had a really really great
-Kim Cohen (Makeup Artist)
Working with Shannon was fabulous. I was extremely nervous at first
because I am not a professional model but Shannon's smile and adorably positive attitude puts even the craziest nerves to rest. Shannon knows what looks good and reassures you of the poses and more importantly- reassures you that you look hot! And Shannon has the talent to bring out the absolute beauty in every woman. Her taste and style is classy and sophisticated. She is simply fantastic and I can't wait to have an opportunity like that again! --Christy (amateur model)
"Shannon is a wonderful photographer. She is very friendly, but that does not keep her from acting professional. She tries to make every shoot be her best. She treats her models great! Every time that I have worked with her she does everything she can to make me feel comfortable and keep me in a good mood. She also always sends payment personalized andpromptly. And her work is always great!" --Kari Marie (pin-up, fashion, glamour model)