R Michael Walker

Photographer Male Costa Mesa, California, US
Mayhem # 28107

About Me

Back in the 70’s I made it my mission to meet and study with my favorite fine art photographers including Ansel Adams, Robert Heineken, Wynn Bullock and others. This combined with my 12 years directing TV, my college fine art training and 47 years making images about things and people close to me has given me a unique perspective on the world that I hope my work reflects.

And now for the "pay me" part. I neither charge nor pay for the work you see here. My theory has always been "no one gets paid unless everyone is getting paid", and since commercial shoots for me these days are few and far between that means if you are looking for $$ instead of images I'm the wrong person. So if you contact me for a shoot I'm going to assume you are offering TFP and that you are willing to pose nude for me. And yes i will happily shoot commercial style images for you in return.

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PhotoVogue loves me. They've actually PUBLISHED my work in Vogue Italai and included my prints in a gallery show in Milan. My portfolio with them is here: http://www.vogue.it/en/photovogue/Profi … 757bf/User

Photo Techniques magazine has published an article I wrote on Fine Art B&W Printing in their July/August issue. IT will also be posted (in part) on line here: http://phototechmag.com/workflow-for-ma … et-prints/

I am writing for Adorama now too. here is a link to one of the articles I did for them: http://www.adorama.com/ALC/Article.aspx … rip-Part-1

I'm in the June 2014 issue of Outdoor Photographer. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid … mp;theater

Credits

Ilford ad for it's new papers announced at Photokina 2012 using my image.
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/rmwpro/Saatchimagazinead_zps9a464fdc.jpg

Photokina 2012. Ilford debuts a new paper line using my images.
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/rmwpro/MWalker_gloss.jpg

A photo I made of my Grandparents was chosen as Vogue It's Pic of the day. Now it's ONLY the website not the magazine but it's cool never the less. And to date they have chosen six of my images as Pic of the Day! One is slated for the actual print version of Vogue IT. I'll post it here when it actually publishes.
http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/rmwpro/PicofTheDay.jpg

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/rmwpro/DSC00950.jpg

"The show was really successful and extremely busy. We received loads of compliments on the choice of images and have also been asked by a couple of our distributors if they can use them at their exhibitions which is great news."
Lorna Nairn
Product Marketing Manager/Ilford

".....what had to be one of my favorite booths at the show [Photokina 2010, was], Ilford/Harman...."
George Schaub
Shutterbug Jan. 2011

If not I just wanted to say that the show ([Photokina 2012) went great and your images looked amazing on both the gloss and new Cotton Smooth. Especially the Cotton Smooth because as you know I'm a huge fan of the Allie image and the paper is fantastic! We had a lot of positive comments on the both the image and the paper as they complemented each other perfectly.
Thanks again, as always, for your support.

Matt Parry
Communications Manager/Ilford

Exhibitions
University of Kentucky Rasdell gallery, Lexington, KY
Gault House Gallery, Louisville, KY
Smithsonian, Washington DC
University Of Wisconsin Art Center Gallery, Platteville
University of Kentucky Barnhardt Gallery, Lexington, KY
Skylight Gallery, Lexington, KY
Kentucky Educational TV
University Of Iowa
University Of Japan, Tokyo (2X)
Osaka, Japan
University Of Kentucky Fine Arts Gallery
University Of New Mexico
Northern Kentucky Council on the Arts
Lucerne Switzerland
Leaves's Gallery, Lexington., Kentucky
Northern Kentucky University (3X)
Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, New York
Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
European traveling exhibit arranged by Camera Magazine
Traveling Show by the Ohio Arts Council
Ohio State University, Athens, OH
Kent State University Galleries
Trisolini Gallery, Ohio university, Athens
Dionysus Galleries, Cincinnati (2X)
Columbus Technical Institute, Columbus, Ohio
Computer Library Center, Dublin, Ohio
Gallery at the Foundation of The Arts, Columbus, OH
Arts€™s Consortium Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Art Academy
Playhouse In the Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
One Man Show, Arles France
Fashion Island, Newport, CA
Chapman University, CA
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
Samy's Camera, Santa Ana, CA
Calumet, Santa Ana, CA
Group Show, Cologne , Germany
PMA 2010, 2009, 2008
Photokina 2010
Fine Art Printer (Magazine)
SGIA Las Vegas 2010
PhotoPlus NY 2010
Photokina 2011
Butter's Gallery, Portland 2/2012
A Glimpse at Photo Vogue, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, IT, 6/13-8/10 2013
and a few smaller venues as well

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/rmwpro/Exhibits.jpg

Publications
Popular Photography
Camera Magazine
Camera Arts Magazine
Creative Camera Magazine
The Serpent
Fine Art  Printer magazine
Ilford Promo Materials
Fine Art Printer Fall 2010
Photo News Fall 2011
Photo Technique July/August 2012
Adorama Travel series
Ilford Paper Sample Book
Fine Art Printer fall 2012
Several European and Asian publications for Ilford.
Many More from 44 years of Photography and 38 years of Video/Film
CAT (Beta) Tester For Ilford Paper
Photo Techniques July/August 2012
Ilford paper Catalog 2012 and 2013
13 different Ilford Ads using my Photography placed in publications around the world from 2011-2013


http://www.vogue.it/en/photovogue/Profi … 757bf/User

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e266/rmwpro/PicOfDayMM.jpg?t=1218516605

Private Tutoring and Limited Edition Prints are available For details on print sales go here http://www.modelmayhem.com/po.php?thread_id=561729

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