Sinclaire Art on Facebook
Welcome to my profile! I am a semi-professional photographer who, while I have been taking pictures all of my life, has gotten serious about model photography in the last five years. I am also a non-conformist who believes there is beauty all around us, all the time, and that creativity is limited only by the boxes in which we allow society to lock us into. Photography to me, is all about art. Accordingly, my main goal when shooting is to generate one or two pieces of art as opposed to ten or twenty "nice" photographs. I also hold to the belief that women, of all sizes and ages are beautiful. Sadly, I have found that most women would disagree with me. It is another of my goals here on Model Mayhem to prove them wrong and to show them through the art of photography that they can be beautiful, sexy and desirable no matter what their stage in life, or body type, if they simply choose to be.
The artist and teacher in me particularly enjoys working with newer, less experienced models. What I enjoy in working with new models is their fresh and unbiased approach to posing. I love big smiles, facial expressions and body language that convey a myriad of emotions. As they say, the eyes are the window to the soul. When taking your picture, I don't just want to make an image of your physical body, I want the inner you, your soul, to shine through. I also enjoy working with "out of the norm" models. These would include older models, plus size models and alternative models. In particular I am currently looking to add alternative models to my portfolio.
Prior to a shoot, I would prefer to meet with you, or at least discuss the shoot over e-mail. I don't like talking on the phone
, but will make an exception if that is your preference. When we shoot, please plan on having fun. Yes, we'll be professional and get the job done, but life is too short not to enjoy it. I will probably tell you campy jokes and embarrass myself by trying to demonstrate the poses that I'm asking you to hit. Please feel free to bring an escort. I want you to be comfortable. Just be sure to let your escort know that they will probably be put to work! Also be warned, I have been known to make friends with escorts.
Themes that I am currently considering doing are:
* Emotions (sad, happy, despair, fear, etc.)
* Wet (in the rain, liquid heat, etc.)
* Lost Innocence
* Bathing farmer's daughter
* Body builder - Male
* Body piercings
* Nude figure studies
* Graceful dancer
* Victorian or Southern Belle
* Nudes/implieds with long hair
* Light fetish
Please be aware that I take pictures for my own and the model's personal pleasure and for the sake of art ... so ... I don't accept paying jobs, therefore, I don't have a need to hire a model for pay. Likewise, I don't charge models to help them with their portfolio. If you ask me to pay you, you will insult me. If you offer me a paying gig, I will politely turn you down.
Even though no money changes hands on a TFCD shoot, please understand that TFCD shoots are not completely free. They have a cost payable in time, energy, opportunity and effort. Having me hold an appointment open for an eventual "no show" costs somebody else the opportunity to be photographed and me the time allocated to the appointment as well as the planning time that goes into it. If you need to cancel a shoot, or meeting with me, please give me as much notice as possible and I will show the same courtesy and respect to you.
TFCD shoots will get you access to ALL
the shots taken, good and bad. You worked for them, they are your pay, you earned them. Within 24 hours of the shoot I will make the original unedited pictures available to you on box.com
, from where you will have one week to download as few or as many as you please. Any pictures that I edit later, will be e-mailed to you. Please note that I will probably not get your pictures edited right away, as my living is derived from a more traditional (yuk!) job.
Hear ye, hear ye, I REQUIRE that models sign a model release before the shoot begins.
If you'd like to see the release ahead of your shoot, ask me and I'll be happy to provide you with a copy.
NOTE-Please know that I am not telepathic, and my mind reading skills suck (except when dealing with my children). If you are interested in shooting with me, send me a message here. I don't assume tags, picture comments, lists, friend requests, and the like (while greatly appreciated) to be an invitation to shoot. To ASSUME can make a "bottom" out of U and ME.
Please don't be offended or take it personally if I don't accept your friend request. I only accept friend requests from people whom I have collaborated with, plan on collaborating with, or actually know.
On a different note, if you enjoy photography, art and architecture, check out this video of an awesome artist:
Miru Kim: Making art of New York's urban ruins