Gene Schiavone

Photographer Male Naples, Florida, US
Essex, Connecticut, US
New York, New York, US
Mayhem # 3007752

About Me

Gene wrote:

                           WITHOUT A PHOTOGRAPH, IT NEVER HAPPENED

Angelica wrote:
Hi Gene,
I am thrilled!! The images are breathtaking, love them!!! I hope you are happy with the results, I am more than happy. It was a great experience working with you. We have to do it again!!!

Recent TV Interview … tographer/

Gene Schiavone wrote:

MY CEMETERY PROJECT   I've begun a personal project for publication of shooting in cemeteries, I am drawn to the quiet beauty of the architecture, statuary and old mausoleums.  They are peaceful places that evoke sadness, melancholy  and a need to understand our past. I want to make soft, sensitive, respectful images that I hope will  be emotionally revealing and poetic. Searching for models who can express  tragedy, sadness, and heartbreak. I hope each image will reflect the model's own interpretation of the concept. Shooting several days a month around my commercial jobs throughout the country.  If you'd like to participate, send me a message.



Rox Zanne wrote:
Hi Gene, just wanted to thank you for shooting with me this weekend! Your amazing, gave great direction & and made me feel comfortable even though it wasn't so comfortable weather! Thx again, and hope we can shoot again!

Jessie Mae wrote:
Hi Gene, The photos came our beautifully! It was truly a pleasure to work with such an inspiring and talented photographer such as yourself, you were very kind and professional. I definitely hope to run into you again sometime in the future. Thanks again so much, I had a lot of fun today.

Julie Justine  wrote:
So happy to finally meet and work with a photographer who's work I've been admiring! you were so accommodating and pleasant to work with.. o.. and awesome at what you do! thank you!

Danielle wrote:
The photos are stunning, thank you very much for doing this photo shoot with me. I'd love to plan another shoot, your a great photographer!

Alyson wrote:
Thanks so much Gene!! You were wonderful to work with big_smile I hope we meet again!

Nicole Benoit wrote:
Thank you once again for the opportunity to work with you. I truly appreciate your patience, professionalism, and promptness with the photo turnaround. They are BEAUTIFUL!  You were wonderful to work with, Gene; a truly much needed breath of fresh and professional air.

Gene wrote:
My commercial work is all ballet related. I shoot print, portrait and editorial. Well known internationally, most of my work has been in performance arts and conceptual portraits. I am the staff photographer for American Ballet Theatre as well as do independent work for such diverse companies as the Radio City Rockettes, Bolshoi Ballet and Mariinsky Theatre among others. I am available for commercial work and stage performances. Typically booked well in advanced but have open days between jobs.

Gene wrote:
My images regularly appear in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, LA Times and numerous dance and lifestyle related magazines both here and abroad. If you google "Gene Schiavone Photos" hundreds of my published shots will come up.  I live in Connecticut but most of my work is in New York City. I frequently travel to the West Coast, through New England, London, Prague, Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia. Will be in Naples, FL from October through May.

I'm relaxed, easy going and patient, I'll bring out your best look.

check my references if you like, some models I have worked with recently.
Julie Justine             2537251
Vicky L                       49386
Glass Olive              1911815
Melanie                   2220684
Nicole Benoit            1763621
Viktoria 1989            2454407
Danielle Bessette       2970581
Emmy Kat                1110540
Sara B                     3127230
Sequia                     2690467
Carol Swirl               1079845
Anna Catherine           372644
Lola Bisette               2476771
Miranda                    3110704
Harvey P Holligan          48391
MG                            716797
Alyson Allegra             257146
Kimberly Jay               730460
Niko Bevan                1744648
Rachel 401                 2869133
Kat Contort                2590107
Cassandra Elie            3198736
Aguillen                     2219736
Luz de Luna                 831009
Jessie Mae                 2744166
Rox Zanne                 1650551
Summers Rose            2296681
Georgie Smith             3382416
Jamie Bauer                3543263
Victoria Norwood         3427839
Mikaela Beresnyak       3506802
Georgie Smith             3382416
Christy                       3706861
Southern Lilly             3685442
Josie Neves                3793195
Misty Saphire             3434794

Luna wrote:
I'm so glad we were able to get some great shots! I did end up with a cold but it's worth it, I had a great time. I would love to work together again; in warmer weather this time smile

Gene Schiavone wrote:
Photographers Statement:
"We all have creativity within our souls. It may lay dormant and invisible to our consciousness but there is an awareness of its existence. It may require a lifetime of work to expose it to the light of day but when it eventually surfaces it becomes an unstoppable force that needs to be harnessed and directed. Our task in life is to use this gift not only to satisfy our current need for personal fulfillment but leave behind some small evidence of our own existence."


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Mistie Sapphire

  • Model
  • Female
  • Orlando, Florida, United States

"Gene is a top notch professional photographer that not only is a complete gentleman, but also makes sure you have been fed/watered during the shoot. His talent was so amazing from viewing his port and seeing his verified credits that I relaxed my rule of vetting photographers ...I find/that find me on MM and just set up the shoot. I did not regret that decision as the shoot was a fantastic experience. Gene encourages creativity on the shoot, so it turns out to be a wonderful collaboration. He is very encouraging and has an amazing artistic eye that renders beauty in every shot. I was blown away - not only by the quality of the stunning images he captured, but the fact that he returned images to me WITHIN HOURS of the shoot! That NEVER happens! The biggest surprise was receiving prints in the mail a couple of days after the shoot! Another FIRST! Gene is one of the good guys on MM … a true professional with pristine talent. I would not hesitate to shoot with him again in the future." more less

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: January 2016


  • Model
  • Female
  • Wesley Chapel, Florida, United States

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: November 2015

Summers Rose

  • Model
  • Female
  • Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: April 2014

Sarah BB

  • Model
  • Female
  • New York, New York, United States

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: August 2013

Rachel M401

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  • Female
  • Wakefield, Rhode Island, United States

See Sample Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: April 2014
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