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Experience: Experienced
Compensation: Depends on Assignment
Genres: Art
Bodypaint
Cosplay
Dance
Editorial
Erotic
Fashion
Fetish
Fit Modeling
Fitness
Glamour
Hair/Makeup
Lifestyle
Lingerie
Parts Modeling
Pinup
Pregnancy
Promotional Modeling
Runway
Sports
Stunt
Swimwear

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Last activity: Aug 10, 2014
Joined: Jul 14, 2011


GorillaInkDesignHouse

Male
Greenville, South Carolina, US
Gorilla Ink Design House on FACEBOOK

Mayhem #2298246
Photographer


MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/gorillainkdesignhouse

About me
TWITTER: @gorillainkdh
INSTAGRAM: @gorillainkdh
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/gorillainkdh
TUMBLR: www.gorillainkdh.tumblr.com
FLICKR: www.flickr.com/photos/gorillainkdesignhouse/

| SC | NC | GA | FL | DC | NY |

ABOUT ME
I am a photographer, currently residing in Greenville, SC. My primary passion is wedding coverage and portraiture, but I also enjoy working with new/aspiring models to start portfolios. I’m recently begun working in the video production, so I’m currently a production assistant for a local company. I’m 33, married, and I appreciate life.

MY WORK
My portfolio is currently a blend of test sessions, candid portraits, and fun projects. I am an aspiring wedding and portrait photographer, so my work does revolve around concepts and compositions that are beneficial to creating a polished editorial look with my wedding work.

MISSION
Photography is not my main profession (yet), but I am moving towards the day that I will make a living as a full-time photographer. I have rates, and they are fairly priced for my experience level. Don’t be afraid to suggest a shoot if you have a concept, and just need a team to make it happen. Since I have other income, I am open to trade work, but I would prefer work that stands to increase either my experiences, techniques, or just a really kick ass concept.

I try not to be selective with who I work with, but lines must be drawn on occasion. I’m open to shooting almost anything…almost. I like to think that the work I create makes someone feel awesome, and one day, evoke emotive responses.

WHAT I WILL NOT SHOOT
Pfft…so long as my hands work, I’ll shoot most anything. I do think that I draw the line at shock value male nudes, though. I’m progressive, but I can’t really sell a portfolio full of penis photos, especially not to brides and female models.

MODELS
I enjoy working with new faces, as you really get to build the relationships that make for good images, but it never hurts to know yourself pretty well. Once we start down the path towards shooting, I ask newer models to practice “relaxing.” Nothing can prevent that stiffness at the start of a shoot except experience. If you have a bit of an idea of how you look in photos, the angles of your face, fatty corners, and all that, then we can hit the ground running in less time.

I ONLY PAY MODELS that have working experience beyond promo and lingerie, so please do not message me with rates. I will consider paying models that will help get my photos in front of industry eyes, or have a few years experience. I’m not a snob, nor do I undervalue your time, but there is a point at which you benefit more than me. There are select freelance models that I will pay.

MAKEUP | HAIR | STYLING
I have an in-house MUA, and a part-time stylist when schedules align, so I don’t mind setting that up for you. Because of the use of products, or pulling of clothes, there may be a charge for MUAH/stylist fees associated with the shoot. It doesn’t happen often, but why not be prepared, right?

ESCORTS
To be honest, I have mixed feelings about escorts. Some are cool to be around, and I’ll always up for making friends, but others can be a hindrance to the vibe, and that helps no one involved. I try to meet with every model I shoot, male or female, prior to the shoot. If you would like to bring an escort, run it by me first. I can understand if you’re traveling and bring a road buddy, but if we don’t give each other the creeps when we meet, then just have faith. I won’t surprise you if you don’t surprise me. If we are shooting somewhere less than 100% safe, we can figure out guard duty.

FLAKES
I take shooting seriously. I’m an understanding guy, so I understand that things come up, but I’m not a fan of no-shows. Working together requires communication, so if I know what’s up, then I keep good vibes about you. Nicer than most, I tolerate 2 no-shows before I write you off from TF projects. Everything past that gets a rate quote, a contract, and a lessened selection of images, based on the contractual agreement.

Last thing: HAVE SOME FAITH. I won’t make you look bad if you don’t give me duckface, weird angles, or broken doll in every frame. I practice and practice and practice, and I want to get usable images for everyone involved.

STILL WANT TO SHOOT? Give me a holler. I check MM regularly, but Facebook and email are fastest.

gorilla.ink@gmail.com
facebook.com/gorillainkdesignhouse

Credits
Models:

Ree Anderson 2428231
Yummie 2867510
Caroline Pelletier 2479922
ChelseaaLove 2651137
Renata SJ 2664900
Liberty Starr 2707977
Kimberley Whitlock 2375984
Gwendolyn Kotek 1695226
Jeremiah Alexander 1730864
Sarah Stiles #1093238

Photographers:
Lori Jill 1701905
Scalcione Photography 2328563
Kaptured Wright Photography 2323072
Dave Goldman Photography 2266274
JFJ Photos/Old Eagle Images 2496937
TOG Glamour Photography 525612
Tuck Chaylor Photography 2182212

MUAs:
Miss Jones MUA 2472277

Lists
beautiful ink   6 pics
Concepts I Like   13 pics
makeup styles I want to shoot   6 pics
Pinups I Admire   2 pics
Shots I Envy   23 pics


Friends

Makeup Artist
Renata J Stewart Beauty

Model
Sarah Stiles

Model
Caroline Pelletier

Model
Liberty Starr

Model
Kimberly Whitlock

Model
Siahh

Makeup Artist
MattieR Makeup Artistry

Photographer
DaveGoldman Photography

Photographer
Black Cat Modeling

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Scalcione Photography

Photographer
tuck chaylor

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Kaptured Wright Photo

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