Mayhem # 651291
First off, the secret to why I look so young when I'm so "old": a pack of smokes a day and a fifth of whiskey before bed. Works wonders. My Scot lineage has never let me down in that respect, haha.
So now that the ice has been broken (and no, I wasn't serious about the smoking)...
I'm actually not new to modeling. In a past life back out west, I did a little bit of modeling here and there. I enjoyed it enough. But a couple years after moving back to my home state of Michigan, I decided "That was then and this is now", so in 2010, I deactivated my profile. I picked back up for a bit in 2013 - hence the couple of photos that are a little more current. But gigs in Ann Arbor were sparse, so I moved on.
Now that I'm in Chicago, I've got the urge to get back in front of the camera.
Significantly tattooed - 8 so far, with the left arm and upper back being huge pieces, and more to come. A couple piercings, as you can see, all limited to above the neck. Obviously this is important to point out if you have specific aesthetics you're seeking that don't involve ink.
All that said, like any good model, I do have stipulations.
-Up front, I don't have a set rate. More established models do, and I am not one of them. However, this doesn't mean you get to lowball me. I'm willing to negotiate based on what you can afford, what I'm willing to accept, travel and whatever the shoot may be for.
-I'm not opposed to TFP/CD as long as the idea is really good. Like crazy, off-the-wall, artistically provocative, and/or morally objectionable. I won't turn down a damn fine idea if you can't afford it. We'll make it work. I like the idea of potentially pissing people off or making them think.
-Nude shoots are never ever in your life free unless the reason for it falls into the aforementioned stip.
-Along those lines, I don't typically travel to a shoot with an escort. I'm originally from Detroit, trust me, I can handle my own.
-I'm not one of those know-it-all models that will try to dictate the shoot. You're the photographer, it's your idea, I expect that you'll have a set way you wanna do everything. I do like to collaborate though.
-If shit gets weird, I'm leaving. I'm not sacrificing comfort for the sake of finishing a project and delivering a product. Sorry.
-I can do my own makeup, rather adept at it. Can't really do anything too fancy with my hair outside of wild colors.
Now that the more business like aspect is over with….
A little bit about me, personally. I'm actually kind of introverted until you get me out of my shell…no…wait….you may not wanna do that because then I start to nerd out over everything and talk a lot. I'll crack a lot of jokes and I've got a mouth that could make a sailor blush. So I apologize in advance!
I do have a regular "day" job, part time. I'm a freelance designer and writer on the side. And I do concert and club photography as well and am starting to get into photographing pro wrestling. I've had a few photos published by a local literary magazine. So yeah, I know a little bit. Just enough to fumble my way around a camera and get the desired results, heheh. So hey, if anyone (model or photog) needs someone to do makeup, edit photos (a couple examples are actually posted in my portfolio on here) or design cards - I'm your girl! If you wanna see what all I'm capable of behind the lens and monitor, send me a message and I'll link you to my portfolio.
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Kaos Beauty Klinik (#15894)
Daniel Hernandez (#491441)
Phillip John Photos (#480742)
Davroz (#419512) (but mainly for club photos)
Ken Hornak (#223416)
Duane Hunt (#2609557)
(Photogs I can actually recall).