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Experience: Some Experience
Compensation: Time for Print
Genres: Bodypaint
Fashion
Fetish
Glamour
Lingerie
Pinup
Swimwear

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Last activity: Aug 20, 2014
Joined: Apr 23, 2012


Knives In My Eyes

Male
Portland, Oregon, US

Mayhem #2627807
Photographer


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

About me
After years of being on the outside and looking in on the photography world, I finally decided to make a go of it, and I'm completely hooked. Taking photos and telling stories with them has proven to give me a creative outlet to show people rather than keeping everything in my head. I'm incredibly excited to work with as many models as possible on any kind of genre I can. While I personally feel my skill set lends more to glamour, pin-up, portrait and artistic nude, I would try my hand at other things as well. I should note however that my interests tend to lean in portraying women as, strong doesn't seem like quite the right word, so I'll say in control. I really don't go for concepts that portray submissive or overtly sexual themes, there's nothing wrong with that of course, I'm just probably not the best photographer to choose for such a shot.

From the reactions I've gotten from the models I've worked with at this point, I'm starting to realize I have a different work style than most of them are accostumed to, so I'll try to explain my methods so models know how it will go: I take A LOT of pictures, an average of 250 in a 2 hour shoot, I like to do a lot of looks, sometimes 40 or more. I work very fast, use mostly natural light and don't talk a whole lot other than when direction is needed. That being said, I love to colloborate with models and hear their ideas and work with them to not only get images I want, but images they want in their portfolio as well, don't be shy to speak up if an idea comes to you during the shoot.

A lot of my concepts involve two models, since I almost always try to involve my wife (#2645378) in some form, either as a model, make-up artist or set designer. I also often have my three-year-old daughter with me at shoots as well, but she's ridiculously cute and stays out of the way so she shouldn't be much of a distraction, but if it makes you uncomfortable to have a young child around let me know before hand so I can set up a babysitter. smile

I do tend to try to work with models on a TFP basis, mostly so I can build my portfolio without bankrupting myself, but I will always pay a model for any kind of nude shoot. I'm also always fine with escorts, as long as I know ahead of time. Like I said, my family is often with me, so it seems only fair to allow models to bring along others as well.

Credits
If they're listed, they're recommended:

*Rachel Dashae - 98824
Eowyn-Rose - 1697226
Trish Davis - 1153250
Zayda J - 752461
*MissStarli - 2661491
*Rachel Leigh West - 252793
Hattie Watson - 1762963
Diana Jean - 2245512
*Rosalee Rae - 2638340
*Miranda Octavia - 2645378

* Worked with more than once


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Miranda Octavia

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Hattie Watson

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Rachel Dashae

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Trish Davis

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DianaJean

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OkiDokiOkami

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Rachel Leigh West

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MissStarli

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Rosalee Rae

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Ashley M 220

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Alicia Macphetridge

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Ashley Haven Nudes

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