Photographer Male Lake Ridge, Virginia, US
Woodbridge, Virginia, US
My Website: My FaceBook Site
Mayhem # 562188

About Me

[Updated October 5,  2016]
2018 Calendar Model hunt to start in a couple of weeks. 
Calendars for 2018:
1.  Beauty in the skies (content: flight attendants) 
2.  Girls & Guns (content: models and firearms)
3.  Girls & Cars (content: models and antique/sporty cars)
4.  Women of Fitness (content: models who are female builders)
5.  Ballet in the City (content: ballet dancers in the streets, various locations)
6.  Inked Models (content: displaying models and their ink)
Others under consideration.

GWLFPS = Gary W. Lee Freelance Photography Studio
Thank you for taking the time to look through my portfolio.


        For those that don't know what a GWC is, it's someone who pretends to be a photographer but could care less
        about creating quality work and is only interested in cheap shots!

I am a photographer in the Northern Virginia area who is available and looking to team up with and partner with any model in creating or expanding not only their portfolio, but mine as well.  So if you are looking for someone to help you expand your portfolio and maybe also be in mine, I would be glad to assist.  Please see my list of credits below for any references you might want to query to check me out.

My email address is

Networking with models and other photographers is EXTREMELY BIG for me.  I send Friend Requests to models and photographers that I like their work and would somehow or another like to collaborate with them.  Be it with models who might one day be in my area, or me in theirs, or photographers that I may be able to help connect some of the beautiful talent I had the great fortune to work with and help out both of those parties or vice versa.  It is not a quest to get the most friends, but a quest to build a strong workable network across the industry.

I am originally from the Beaumont, TX area, in South East Texas, but now reside in the Nation's Capitol area (25 miles south of Washington, DC) after retiring from the military.  I love this area and the diverse population, fantastic scenery and outstanding possibilities, but I sure miss Texas just as much if not more!!!

As I noted above, I am glad and eager to assist anyone with their portfolio.  I also do paid shoots as well (where I pay the models), it just depends on what we discuss the results will be used for.  I am currently working to make submissions to various targets in the 2014, 2015 and 2016  Photographer's Market book.


In an effort to control costs for 2016 (I totally blew my budget for 2014 and didn't do much better in 2015) I am working out of hotels more and studios less, it's an economics thing.  Now before you get the wrong idea, this is because hotels offer numerous more possibilities to work off of and controls expenses as well, so instead of paying for an hourly space, I can do more work on a daily cost, it's all about the economics: hotel = $80-120/24 hr or  studio = $50+/hr.  Plus, I request that all models bring an escort to alleviate any concerns.  This way the Model and MUA (if one is lined up) can have a full restroom area to do hair/makeup, change, shower, etc.  Work can be done inside a controlled space for heating, cooling and lighting as well as provide access to pool and gym spaces and other areas.  Now that does not mean I will not be obtaining studio space as well, it's just not going to be as much as the hotel.

By saving on the shooting locations, allows me to pay the models more, so I hope all models can understand why I am working like this.  I know a lot of models have problems with working in hotels, and I can understand that, but I'm trying to balance pay and results.  Normally for a 2 hour(ish) shoot, pay will generally range from around $100 to over $500 or more depending on what the theme is, what we shoot, transportation costs, etc.  Let's discuss so we can line up a superb shoot. 

I have no problem whatsoever with escorts just as long as they do not impede the work and/or shoot or they make the model uncomfortable.  And as a matter of fact, I highly encourage it until the model and photographer reach a working relationship that both are comfortable.  But please remember that the escort's job is to allow the model to feel comfortable when working with someone new, they are not there to approve a pose/wardrobe outfit or direct the model.

I always provide credits, and if you are happy with our work (which PLEASE let me know if you are not!), I would appreciate the same.

I can travel roughly to any spot from Baltimore, MD to Richmond, VA, from Winchester, VA to Norfolk, VA for shoots, other spots if planned well enough.  I also plan to start working more down in North Carolina during 2016 and beyond.  Also, due to my other job, I am in Huntsville, AL quite frequently so can shoot down in Alabama maybe two to three times a year. If you are from the Alabama area, please let me know.

Some studio locations that I shoot at:

Union 206
Alexandria, VA

Sly Horse Studio
Rockville, MD

Bourbon Street Studio
Fredericksburg, VA




My Website:

FLASH: Please take a look at my Pinterest site for ideas on shoots,

My Facebook Studio page: … 2694372770

The below is what I found on a blog on OMP and is not my creation:

Just thought this may be useful for some folks:
Know Your Lingo
Before you contact any of your connections, photographers, or a modeling agency, it is important to brush up field-related lingo. Just like any other career, agencies and models have a trade language. If you want people to take you seriously, you need to sound serious and knowledgeable. Some terms to know might include:

● TFP/TFCDs: time for print photos or time for CD of images.
● GoSee: The first meeting with a potential client
● Casting Agency: An agency that contracts agents for potential auditions and gigs.
● Tear Sheets: A page from a magazine or publication that you appeared in.
● Cheat: Industry speak for “move.” For example, “Cheat to the right.”
● GWC: This is an acronym for “guy with camera.” This phrase is used to pinpoint men with expensive cameras but who generally have no formal photography training.  Do not pay models and are cheap sleazeballs just looking for thrills.
● Implied Nudity: A type of modeling or shot that suggests nudity but does not show any explicit parts.
● Book: A model’s portfolio.
● Comp Card / Zed Card: This is a models calling card that agencies will use to shop around their models to potential clients.
● Voucher: A slip of paper that is given to a model by their agency and must be brought to the actual shoot. These vouchers are necessary for receipt of payment.
● HWP: This stands for height-weight-proportionate.



                                     The below items will be on the market (Amazon and my web Page) mid-October:



Have you worked with GWLFPS? Add Credits for GWLFPS! >>


Neka Marie

  • Model
  • Female
  • Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Worked together 1 times; Most recent: August 2016


  • Model
  • Female
  • Sterling, Virginia, United States

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

Sara Wilson

  • Model
  • Female
  • Washington, District of Columbia, United States

See Sample Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: August 2016


  • Model
  • Female
  • Rockville, Maryland, United States

Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: September 2016

Angellica Wildflower

  • Model
  • Female
  • Morristown, Tennessee, United States

See Sample Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: June 2016
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Credit Notes

Awesome and beautiful models I've had the honor and pleasure to work with:

**************************  2013  Models **************************

Dee (not a MM Model)
MM#2486620* ModelPinkTiger    
MM#3179602* Katrina              
MM#2856769* Cassandra CC     
MM#2537866* BrandiS               

**************************  2014  Models **************************

MM#801337*   RikkiR                
MM#2856769* Cassandra CC     
Dee* (not a MM Model)
MM#1563503* Esmeralda Estrada
MM#3179602* Katrina              
MM#2833289   Rebel Belle         
MM#2779609   Rebecca Amelia  
MM#1830278   Margo              
MM#122485     NC17               
MM#2454407   viktory             
Thalia*  (not a MM Model)   
MM#2467345* Rita Rollins         
MM#3318760* Hazel-Eyed Doll  
MM#3374466* Vikalicious3       
MM#3312806* Dee Eversole     
MM#3425138* Krisi Stacy        
MM#3453149* Euryleia            
MM#3465647* Lil_Miss_Red     
MM#3522582   Erica                 
MM#3209476   Rachel Hayashi
Tammy Lynette* (not a MM Model)     
MM#3475882* Queen_B          
MM#1942906* AshleyAnn85     
MM#3487954   Brittany Ketcham
MM#785014*   Sharon Andersen
MM#541152*  Mandie Candies   
MM#3353912*  KierstenE         
MM#3082944* Em Kristen        
MM#3055022   dwilson20948    
MM#3511861  smora19            

**************************  2015  Models **************************

MM#3179602* Katrina              
MM#3318760* Hazel-Eyed Doll   
MM#3351128* Danielle Marie McAndrew
MM#3567036  Twilight Powder    
MM#541152*  Mandie Candies   
Sonia   (not a MM Model)   
MM#161418     Percolate      
MM#3337522   PandaMoniM   
MM#3613995  sylvialaurenc       
MM#3649415  BrittneyMeansClass
MM#3702315  DawnDewberry   
MM#3669821  Tammy Faye       
MM#3451036  briannec             
MM#2856769* Cassandra CC    
MM#3475882* Queen_B           
Moni*  (not a MM Model)   
MM#1893059* Charlotte Dellacqua
Vicki* (not a MM Model)

**************************  2016  Models **************************

MM#3179602* Katrina              
MM#3475882* Queen_B           
MM#1942906* AshleyAnn85     
MM#2856769* Cassandra CC     
MM#3720009* L_A_M                
MM#3894399* Captured_Dynamism
MM#3627851* Angellica Wildflower
MM#2838134*  Angie_Martinez   
Vicki* (not a MM Model)
MM#3732889* Sara Wilson         
MM#2920805  Riann Nova          
MM#3335463  Iqonic                    
MM#2782209  Neka Marie          
MM#1822157  Claudia Jaldin     

****************************  smile  ****************************

Great Makeup Artists I have had the pleasure to work with:

MM#2724572*  Wolfsbane_Studios
MM#3033390*  Kia Rayford         

****************************  hmm  ****************************

Other photographers I have had the pleasure to collaborate with:

MM#2582643    Jim Reid             

(*)-worked with more than one time


Beautiful Looks   17 pics
DANCE!!! Love It!   9 pics
Fantastic Models to work with!   30 pics
Fantastic MUAs to work with!   1 pics
Great Concept!!!   7 pics
Great Shots!!!   273 pics
If you ever get to the Washington, DC area, would love to work with you   45 pics
I Love That Outfit!!!   13 pics
I Love That Shot!!!   266 pics
Love it!!   5 pics
Mighty Guru of Special Fx   1 pics
Models I would love to work with   271 pics
Models that I hope check their ports as I want to work with them!   12 pics
SPECTACULAR Images   15 pics
Stunning Images!   27 pics
Stunningly Fit Model!!!   5 pics
Who is that Model?? Would love to work with them!   16 pics



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