Don't base your opinion of someone by the friends they have or what they post, they don't have any more control over what someone post, any more than they have control over what you post. Just base your opinion on their work.
"Flattery will get you nowhere, but keep trying." Moneypenny to James Bond, Dr. No.
The next styles of photos that I am wanting to add and work on is strictly natural lighting, old style Hollywood black and white single light, and just about anything that someone brings to me that they want to do.