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I am a photographer located in Kennesaw, GA. I have a small studio there and work by appointment only.
Four years ago I started this business and was aiming toward being a pet photographer; this is where Wild Side Portraits originated. Now that I am branching off and absolutely love working with the models, I have begun using my name on my images. So, if you see images with "Wild Side Portraits" just know that "Valerie A. Smith" is the artist/photographer and vice versa.
The snake is a 7-8 ft. Red-Tail Boa named Choco. She/he is available for shoots on a VERY select and limited basis. There is NO TFP/CD with the snake and there will be a charge to do a shoot with Choco.
I only accept/do tfp/cd if I contact you to shoot or if you are participating in one of my workshops. A MUA will be required for ALL shoots and will be your responsibility to see that they are compensated. For the ones not accepted for TFP/CD workshops, my rate starts @ $125 per look. Models will be required to sign my model release and will be given a cd with 6 edited images per look with a release to print those images unless other negotiations apply.
If you are booked for a shoot and are a no show without a courtesy call with a legitimate excuse, you will never be booked again. No Exceptions! My time is valuable too.
Escorts are always welcome.
Wild Side Studios offers monthly workshops for models & photographers. These workshops are not in full swing yet but are being added on a regular basis. Contact me for more info on our latest scheduled workshop.
You may contact me anytime via email at email@example.com.
This past year I have had the priviledge and pleasure of working very closely with Jana from Mega Management and am proud to be represented by Mega and part of her team.
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