Thank you for stopping by and taking a look at my portfolio here on the Model Mayhem.
My name is LAW CEFRE. I am a professional Photographer and Graphic Designer (based in London UK) with over 15 years in the creative industry, who is always expanding his portfolio, and who is looking to network and build relationships with models, make-up artists, hair and wardrobe stylists to collaborate with them to achieve great imagery.
Internationally published print and online work, I primarily specialise in Import Glamour & Beauty with a vintage twist as you can see by some of my photos. I have worked with girls and model agencies from all over the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Asia and the Middle East. I'm very easy going, fun to work with and hopefully it shows in my work.
**2014 SPRING - FEMALE MUSES WANTED**
JANUARY to MARCH is usually a quiet time work-wise so this is the time of year I usually update my portfolio and website with fresh new images. I spent the first half of my summer working and photoshooting out in ORANGE COUNTY and LOS ANGELES.. and ended up in DUBAI during the winter at the end of last year. Now i'm back in good old LONDON (for at least the next few months before I head back out to California in the summer). I am reinspired since coming back from my travels and am in the mood to try out some of my new ideas and concepts over here.
So i'm looking for LONDON or UK based female models to work with on a TF basis, I rarely do these now, but I only do these once in a while to focus on my specific looks or concepts that I want to try out and to add to my portfolio. So this is a good opportunity if this is the type of modelling you want to get into or already are doing.
So for the next three months i'm opening my shoot calendar and offering to do photoshoots EVERY WEEKEND with muses who are willing to work with me, depending on the day i'll hopefully have MUA's available but I will need to let them know in advance, otherwise if you're able to do your own make-up and hairstyling too that would be a plus.
If you already know my work then you know that I specialise in Import Model & Asian Glamour stuff, but i'm open to all other ethnicities (If you have the right look to benefit / compliment my existing portfolio). Although I don't have time to waste on girls that are shy, I am a professional and have been working in this industry this for a long time. I don't mean to be straight to the point but I need girls that already know how to pose and are comfortable in front of the camera. There won't be any full-on nudity per say, but there may be implied, and it will involve wearing lingerie / bikinis too, so any girls looking to put themselves forward for this casting need to be confident with their body and in themselves. I specialise in US style glamour with a edgy UK twist as you can see by some of my photos and have worked with girls from Europe, USA, Canada and Asia. It's more fun/classy and no means dirty/sleazy. I'm very easy going and fun to work with and hopefully it shows in my work.
Have a look through my MM portfolio or my website to get a sense of my style, if you're still interested in working together and preferably have shot glamour before then drop me a PM or email me with recent pics to CREATIVEHUB@CEFRE.COM and let me know.
General Note: Please note I have never had to pay any volunteer models for any of my limited TF shoots and therefore Model release forms will need to be signed as standard before anything commences as standard. You will in turn receive finished limited copyright photos to use for your personal non-commercial portfolios for all your hard work and cooperation.
One more thing: Please DO NOT LEAVE ANY GENERIC COMMENTS such as "I'm interested" "I am interested" or even the laziest one of them all "Interested" in the comment box below because it shows me you obviously haven't actually read this casting call properly, so please make an effort as i take my creative work seriously. So message me like it says in the paragraph previously.
Anyway hope to work with you soon one way or another.
I take a lot of pride and put a lot of time and effort into my work on shoots and I try to make them as fun and stress free as possible. I enjoy working with fresh faces and new models as long as you know your role and follow my general rules you will have a very fun and enjoyable experience:
(1) You're not the client... You're the employee.
(2) You're not the make-up artist... You're the canvas.
(3) You're not the photographer... You're the subject.
(4) You're not the wardrobe stylist... You're the model.
I am a professional creative looking to work with open-minded, talented and professional individuals. I am very selective with the people I choose to pose for me, as my time these days are very precious and I really hate wasting my time. Please don't take it personally if I take long responding or don't respond to your message.
- Ladies, please leave all your DIVA tendancies at home, as I honestly
don't tolerate it.
- To all last-minute flakers and no shows, you have ONE CHANCE ONLY.
Don't expect me to work you again or be surprised if I ignore any of your
messages afterwards. All shoots should be treated the same professional
respect whether it's a TF or paid shoot. It is a such pain to be cancelled on,
so if you do have a valid reason to cancel (such as a paid job), please have
the courtesy to let me know at least three days in advance as it leaves me
enough time to get a replacement model. There are of course exceptions,
but please don't automatically assume that you're the exception.
- Please NO CHAPERONS. I have turned away models who come with a
friend, stylists or boyfriend even after I specifically said not to bring
anyone prior. I don't need or want unnecessary people on my sets.
It's just how I like to work. If you don't want to waste your time preparing
for my shoot to then be turned away afterwards, then don't bring any
chaperones. Acquiring the self-discipline to show up for shoots and learning
to anticipate and mitigate the objections of people in their lives are the
first hurdles that serious models must clear. I only work with models who
are 18 and older. Yes, I do understand the need of safety, but you're an
adult, so you don't need a babysitter. I am a professional, and have been
for many years. If you don't trust me, that's absolutely fine. I let my work
do the talking. Been there done that. No hard feelings. Just move along.
For photoshoots in the U.S: For legal reasons you must be at least 18 years
of age and be able to provide a state issued ID at the time of the photo shoot.
I seriously take immense pride in all my work, so yes all my images go through post-production and photoshop. I can't leave them untouched, I need to mess with them, I want them looking great. I've no hidden agendas, i'm strictly a creative photographer and will use all my resources to better my final pieces.
Paid shoots are most definitely my priority these days, and vary on each project, final work, extra services required. Because of this each shoot will have a different rate.
If you're interested in working together or to book a shoot please email and let me know what you may have in mind, after the third email or so i'll probably give you a call so we can discuss the shoot details. If we can meet up before a shoot, then that would be a bonus. I am always available for any international work too
Please leave me a Photo Comment, Tag or Message on my page.. I suppose it isn't much to ask for, right? All your feedback helps me to become more inspired and creative.
Thanks and look forward to working with you.
VISIT MY WEBSITE FOR MORE OF MY WORK: www.CEFRE.com
FACEBOOK / INSTAGRAM / TWITTER: @CEFRECREATIVE