I have been shooting for a little over a year now and have some experience with modeling and posing. I'm a hobbyist and by hobbyist I mean I can do what I want. I do not rely on this as a source of income for my family so I can be picky. By picky, I mean quality, experience, style and class.
I'm most interested in tattoos, dark fantasy, alternative, creative and unheard of, taboo or bizarre, fetish, goth, pinup, grunge, rockabilly, skater, high fashion twisted with any of these genres, magical, mystical, dreamy, crazy and or anything that you haven't already seen on facebook a million times, then I want to shoot it! I'm also very interested in doing creative nude artwork with the focus on light and mood.
My shoots are always a collaboration. Some models work well in one set and some work better in another set. I don’t have ideas or specifics worked out in advance. Most of what we will shoot is up to you. It's the collaboration that makes the art.
I am and always will be updating my portfolio so never hesitate to ask about a TFP shoot ***IF*** you have a unique idea you want to shoot and isn't similar to something I've already shot. I'm definitely open minded and can easily grasp crazy ideas.
Currently, I do not supply hair and make up. You either have to do your own or bring your own MUA and hair person. For most shoots I suggest 3 outfits. The first being natural everyday you, how you would feel your best going to the grocery store or out with friends, a dress outfit and a 3rd of your choice. Shoes for each outfit and accessories.
Over all I'm a pretty laid back chick, almost 30 years old, married with 3 children in school. I'm also tattooed and pierced and as I stated very open minded! I'm located in Washington County off route 88/136/837, I'm near route 43, 51 and 70. I'm 40 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, 25 minutes from Little Washington and Little California and about 45 minutes to an hour from Uniontown. I'm located pretty much in the center of all the busy small cities. I have a ton of out door locations to choose from and am always willing to travel half way to meet you if you are in SouthWestern Pa. If you have an ideal location in your area, that's always a possibility, too. I personally love driving however gas is killer so I try to be reasonable.
To see a more complete display of my work visit my website listed at the top of my profile! Don't hesitate to ask questions! I shoot with a Canon Rebel T3i and natural lighting or speed flash for the time being. I will be upgrading to studio quality lighting next year.
***Many people, for some reason, seem to think that somehow film and chemical prints are superior. I am proud to say all of my images are Photoshopped. Some are scans from negatives and some are digital and some are composites.
Photoshop is my highly sophisticated darkroom. I develop my files and essentially dodge and burn just like every photographer has done since the first image came out of the primordial soup. The main difference in the process is that I do it with pixels and the others did it with chemicals.
It is our familiarity and skill with the process that lets us make an image for others to see. In the end, It is the image that represents my vision - Not the process. (Borrowed from photographer Gene Newell of Portland, Or.)***