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May 22, 2013
Jun 02, 2005
Male Los Angeles, California, US
Mayhem #9424 Photographer
MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/dayphotography
READ THIS!!! i am going to be very blunt
Frist off if you can't reply back to a message within a few days after you already reading it, don't bother contacting me! Same goes with my casting calls or friend request... if you can't answer back after reading it DON'T CONTACT ME! Especially if your the one who contacted me or even worse, when we are supposed to shoot! Ok yes, if i know you fine. But really if i have no idea who you are how am i supposed to rely on you to show up if you can't reply to a simple message. Yes i know people get busy, things happen but if you wanna get photographed by me then really? For pete's sake does everything need to be texted these days?!! Grow up learn to respond back in other forms of communication!
now the funny thing is that most that read this get the impression i am some prude or ahole. not at all. in fact some models who i have meet me told me what i wrote above scared them off at first but still wanted to work with me. however those models were the ones that replied and showed up. so basically they had nothing to worry about and all worked out great! bottom line is be professional and i will treat you in the same manner and you'll be surprised i am nothing like what i wrote above... it is that simple.
Anyhow this is what I Do! Though I don't know what the hell i'm doing!
I just push the button.
Ok now.... Photography something I have always loved and done through out the years. However I've only been doing this on and off here for 7 years now. I don't have to much time to do a lot of this anymore but if you are serious about shooting hit me up and i will find the time.
Do I consider myself a professional? No. An amateur? No. Just remember you'll always be better then someone and someone will always be better then you and you can always learn more!
What is my style?
My style changes all the time. Maybe I have A.D.D. lol! either way if your looking for something differant... here it is... i call it glamour with a twist or better yet glamour story! I think someone put it best to me in a comment and said it is Environmental Portraiture. I'll go for that! That is one thing for sure that you see in all my photos!
IMO way to often I have seen photogs focus on the model only. Yes you are important as a model. However, way too many photographers don't think about the background. Too many times i've seen things that just don't look right. Models holding things they would never use in that environment. Things that people think that look cool but wouldn't be there in real world. Be assured that what you see in my photos are thought out! including the color environment and lighting..... it's all there for a reason. Sorry you won't find the typical beat to death mansion or swimming pools with waterfalls and hotel room shoots with me. Sorry! Are you're sick of getting the same background as 50 other models that photographer just shot? Right! Really how many times can you shoot in front of the same a bird of paradise plant? Well you will not get that from me. So if your looking for something different with a style unique form like no one elses and something that will stand out in your port... I am that photographer.
oh and.... A few models have asked about studio work... Sorry but i have almost permanently stepped away form studio work. It bores me and personally. Sorry just my opinion. Also sorry you won't get much hotel rooms or fancy mancy mansion images with me either. again something that's been beat to death and not something I really want to do. i'll do it but it not what i like to do. if anything what you see from me are raw backgrounds! They are from actualy automobile shops and factories. To actual cars (and postal trucks lol ) and even the actual models home!
remember just because you see 90 percent of my shots automotive related doesn't mean i don't shoot other backgrounds. however my automotive theme is what i know and my contacts are unlimited within this realm.
Who am I looking for?
i am looking for models with a certain "look". what kinda of look is that? well i don't know... look at my photos and figure it out. lol! some say i shoot too may brunettes? maybe so, but not a requirement. some think they must have "enhancements" let me be 100% clear... it is NOT true! so impress me in other ways.
anyhow more then anything i am looking for someone to work with long term. what i mean is i don't want to work with a model that just wants shots and be on their merry way to never be heard from again. aka use me to be in print. you know who you are. it's a very small world i know more people then you think. bottom line is i am looking for someone dependable to collaborate over a long period of time. for those who know me, they know what i am talking about! they have benefitted from day one from our first shoots. are you that next model?
remember, more then 80% of the photos I have posted here on MM have BEEN IN MAGAZINE PRINT and i am talking a REAL PRINT magazine not a "online" magazine. those are called websites. (see below or if your wondering which other ones send me a message.) and some other freelance stuff i've done.
let me VERY VERY CLEAR! NO DIVAS, NO MANAGERS i don't have time for it!
i'll make is simple.
tear sheets as shown above (obviously without the text. i think text looks ugly) if you need to see it with the text for some reason i can put it up on a server and show you if that is what floats your boat.
i've worked with way too many models to list on credits. but an easy way to tell who i've worked with... one look at my top friends... you can ask them. or better yet read my tags that are at least a month old or older. you will see these models know me as well.
also there are a few models in my port that have been shot by a lot of photographers. however if you notice, there are more then a few models on my port that have not been shot by those same photogs. there's a reason why. that should tell you something about my work.
that should be more then enough "credit info for you!