UPDATE: Will be in the Austin Texas area for about a year.
Born and raised in Lubbock, Texas, "Michael Shane" Gordon began working at an ABC Television Station as a teenager. Soon after, he moved his photojournalism/videography/editing career to Austin, Texas. Up from CBS KEYE 42, NBC 36 to KTBC Fox 7, he was honored with the Texas Associated Press Award for editing a documentary titled, "A Tour of Duty." Thereafter, Michael Shane was promoted to a weekly, investigative segment and earned another AP award. During this period Michael Shane began to focus on Fashion,Editorial,Commercial/Advertising and Fine Art Photography/Videography for Texas magazines and companies as well as model portfolio development for models at Elite Model Management NY.
Now located in New York City, he continues to shoot Fashion,Model portfolios and Fine Art Photography, but has added Hip Hop promo and celebrity photography to his line of work. As well as Video work for CBS/King World's "Inside Edition." Working with both the talent and PR agencies, Michael Shane works to create photos that are not only beautiful but tell a story.
My Interests – Avant-garde, high fashion photography, realism/photojournalism/lifestyle, art photography, nude figure and erotic photography,and general art.
Not Interested- Blood or Vampire shoots (had to say it)
Photographer Influences – David LaChapelle,Mario Testino, Nico, Vladimir Byazrov, Philip Warner (Lithium Picnic).
**Portfolios and Portfolio Updates**
My rates vary depending on number of looks,location,studio or both and if hair,makeup will be provided. If you have an agent please have your agency contact me as well.
**Models for hire**
I use agencies to book models for paid shoots. I use model mayhem to find muses and test models. So please dont send me your rates. Thank you.
Add me and see more photos at www.myspace.com/michaelshanephotography