Basil Fairbanks StudioPhotographer Male Chicago, Illinois, US
Gary, Indiana, US
My Website: Basil Fairbanks Studio, website.My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/BasilFairbanksStudio
Mayhem # 2360542
About MePlease take a look at the images you see here and feel free to comment, offer an opinion or suggestion, or send us any questions you may have. Working with my business partner and Professional MUA Nicole Tooze, [http://www.modelmayhem.com/2196486], and our creative team member and Professional Hair Stylist, Geraldine Joz, we photograph both in the studio and on location, and our specialty in on location Commercial/Editorial Fashion.
Clients have ranged from Corporate Communications to Advertising, Architectural and Industrial to Fashion, and Music Editorial, content, that include headshots for musicians, actors and models, to photographs for publication, recording companies, music promoters and talent agencies., fashion designers, and retail businesses. You can contact Nicole or myself through this site, through the main email address, our individual email addresses,or on our individual Facebook pages:
We are currently offering a discounted rate to New Models in need of photographs for their portfolio's, (make-up and hair styling included). We have a great beach front location near Lake Michigan.
Turn around time for professionally edited and corrected images is usually within two weeks, with a full set of portfolio prints. Digital files can be made available at an additional cost upon request.
Anyone interested in being part of the creative team are encouraged to contact us. Please be certain to include a brief description of your skills, background, previous client list, if available, and current rates. We look forward to hearing from you.
On Fashion: Fashion Photography is not just about how a particular dress, piece of lingerie, or other clothing will look on a fashion model. It's also about a lifestyle. The clothes we wear define what we are, and who we are. They are an extension of ourselves. So it's always our goal to express those thoughts and ideas as accurately as possible.
On photography: "The photographer’s most important and likewise most difficult task is not learning to manage his camera, or to develop, or to print. It is learning to see photographically – that is, learning to see his subject matter in terms of the capacities of his tools and processes, so that he can instantaneously translate the elements and values in a scene before him into the photograph he wants to make". Edward Weston.
On personal achievement: “Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances". Orison Swett Marden
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Credit NotesHair Stylists:
Head MUA and Co-Producer:
Nicole Tooze, http://www.modelmayhem.com/2196486
Kim King, http://www.modelmayhem.com/688768
Rachael Kathryn, http://www.modelmayhem.com/2588035
Alanna Rose: http://www.modelmayhem.com/2774773
Adrena Jones: http://www.modelmayhem.com/640142
Chicago Jewels, http://www.modelmayhem.com/233214
(Model and Wardrobe/Clothing Stylist)
Kamaria Joy: http://www.modelmayhem.com/1461117
E. Reeves, http://www.modelmayhem.com/2506671
Abigayle Rockette, http://www.modelmayhem.com/1185921
Jaclyn Sam, http://www.modelmayhem.com/2568340
Commercial assigments with numerous corporate clients, published in various magazines and periodicals, and posted on a variety of websites including but not limited to:
The Chicago Reader
The Chicago Tribune
Country Post Magazine
Living Blues Magazine,
Travel and Resorts Magazine
The United Way
Past Member: American Society of Media Photographers,
Advertising Photographers of America.
"It was a true pleasure to work with Noel. He's easy going, yet keeps it professional. He was willing to help with poses if I felt stuck and comfortable enough to ask for help. I can't wait to work with Noel and his team again! I know I will get great photos after a shoot with them".
Jaclyn Sam - Model
"I loved looking at the photos. They were all very stunning and I was very happy with how they all turned out. It was an enjoyable and new experience to work with you two. Thanks again for the amazing experience and we would love to work with you guys again".
Alllison Wisniewski - Model
"We are very happy with the outcome of the pictures and the experience overall. Working with the both of you, (Noel and Nicole), was very exciting. Both of you made us feel very comfortable which allowed our true spirits to show".
Sydney Gunty - Model