Photographer Male , , My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/michaelryanphotography
Mayhem # 872227

About Me

Thank you for taking the time to take a look at my profile and my work.
        First off, I just relocated to the area from Nashville, TN. I do not really know anyone and am looking to network, make friends, and pick up some new clients. Also, let me say I have a 9-5 studio position so I am only available to shoot on weekends, unless it is a paying job; with that being said, I really am only looking for paid work but, if an idea is good enough and I feel it is a good fit for me or someone has a look that would add to either my professional or personal portfolio, I will consider taking on unpaid projects. If you feel you have something of that nature, please do not hesitate to contact me.
    With that being said. I am incredibly professional on set and I expect the people I decide to work with, to also be that way. I will not do ill conceived, cliche, or trashy shoots. I am on here to build a professional body of work, not a body of work that looks like I use my camera to get people naked and then give them a bunch of shitty photographs in return. I apologize for the bluntness but let's be honest, from a lot of the work on this site, it seems like that is what the majority of people do. I am here to produce good commercial work and hopefully some actual art.
     I shoot both film and digital and work with a variety of cameras, depending on the job, to achieve the looks I want. I always make my shoots a fun, safe, and professional environment with mutual respect for the whole crew. I also really prefer to meet people in person a few times BEFORE we work together. In my opinion it just allows us to break the ice and remove any first introduction awkwardness on the day of the shoot.

I generally always work with a team of people. I usually have someone to lend me a hand on shoots and with both men and women I always prefer to have professional hair, make up and wardrobe. You are always more than welcome and encouraged to also bring someone to keep you company and lend you a hand when we work together.

I am also looking for people to sit for some portrait work as well as the fashion work I want to do. I mostly want to shoot things in a very similar vein to a lot of the work on the sites I've listed below.

I read a lot and I tend to pull inspiration from books, music and movies. I really enjoy romanticizing concepts and shooting cinematic and intimate feeling editorials and portraits. I like it to seem as if we've either known each other forever and i just came over to hang out and take photos or as if I'm not really even there. (Check out the list below for a better idea) I am getting back into shooting film as well and really enjoy working with a variety of films and cameras.

Photographers and Agencies I love
ART DEPARTMENT (art-dept.com)
James Macari
Vincent Peters


Michael Thompson
Guy Aroch
David Armstrong
Daniel Riera
Grant Thomas
Andreas Sjodin
Alexei Hay
Thomas Whiteside
Ben Morris
Satoshi Saikusa

Frank Ockenfels 3
Alexi Lubomirski
Andreas Larsson
Diego Utichel
Irving Penn
Richard Avedon
Walker Evans
Cindy Sherman
Annie Leibovitz
Norman Jean Roy


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Sep 20, 2015 Hello! New to the area. Looking to make friends and network!



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