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Model Mayhem #:
7040
Last Activity:
Sep 23, 2017
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
May 19, 2005
Genres:
n/a

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About Me

Professional (Published and gallery featured) and serious finearts and portrait photographer specializing in both black and white and digital color finearts images (both true finearts and "implied.")  Enjoy creativity in light sculpting and draping.

Fully equipped and professional Studio located in the North Suburbs of Chicago.  Am looking for models with poise, grace and motion who are interested in collaboration and creating "signature images."

Now, you can see my work at:
http://www.blmfinearts.com         

15 images  on permanent display at Imagine Wine and Art Gallery, Santa Ynez, CA


http://syvnews.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/fine-art-photography-comes-to-sy/article_b2af7006-9c80-11e0-ad38-001cc4c002e0.html


http://www.santamariasun.com/art/6882/from-his-perspective/



Currently have 75 images in the Smithsonian Institution including portraits of Pete Seeger, Bruce  Springsteen, Dave Mathews, Ani DiFranco, Arlo Guthrie, Bela Fleck Emmylou Harris, Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Roger McGuinn and Tom Chapin.

http://www.folkways.si.edu/news-and-press/smithsonian-folkways-remembers-pete-seeger-1919-2014


https://sgalper.wordpress.com/

Watch for details of our next gallery show slated for Fall 2017

More than happy to provide references.
Note:  I am not looking for "Friends."  However, models I have worked with are invited to "Tag."


I am  pleased to  feature "Spotlight on Amber Rinascita" at:
http://www.blmfinearts.com


You can visit Spotlight Model Amber Rinsscita's  home page at:
http://www.modelmayhem.com/4092179




Our most recent Spotlight Model, Kate, had over 12,000 images views



Stellar shoot with Maya who will be featured in coming months as our Spotlight Model.
See more of her work and our collaboration at:
http://www.modelmayhem.com/4114798





Florence Marie  Recent Spotlight Model
http://www.modelmayhem.com/3791768


Pleased to introduce the new PARADE OF STARS feature at

http://www.blmfinearts.smugmug.com



Great Modeling by Alex
http://www.modelmayhem.com/3165378

MODEL MAYHEM PICTURE OF THE DAY WINNERS



Great work Amanda
http://www.modelmayhem.com/2599442



Another Amanda Neff Collaboration

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"What can I say....amazing all around! From the continuous communication and soothing any worries Bruce was a perfect gentlemen. Studio shoot went fantastic with lessons about posing and lighting and background. Easy to chat with, professional on all levels and just a kind heart man. Can't wait to work with him again" Read less

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"Bruce was professional, courteous, and accomplished in the photographic arts. There was excellent communication throughout the entire process including: timely confirmation of the assignment booking details, feedback and collaboration during the photo shoot, and secure photo distribution. I also want to add that he was most accommodating and understanding when I had begun to feel ill near the end of the shoot. I had I enjoyed our time together and I am inspired to continue more creative works in the future." Read less

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"I had an amazing photo shoot with Bruce. He was highly prepared for the shoot, professional and respectful, friendly and creative. Working with him was a joy- he kept me comfortable, feeling creative and best of all smiling and laughing. His skills and experience definitely shine through, as I learned a ton about studio photography that I hadn't known before. I would definitely shoot with him again, as he has TONS of artistic and creative ideas." Read less

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"Bruce has a great eye for detail and posing. He has a great atmosphere in his studio as well. I would definitely work with him again." Read less

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"I had a wonderful time working with Bruce as well as another photographer at the same time! His eye for photography is absolutely splendid and his dance moves are AWESOME! I really enjoyed the time I spent modeling for Bruce and would gladly choose to again in the near future! Bruce is very professional as well as easy to work with and had me laughing out loud on several occasions! I would highly recommend working with Bruce if you ever get the chance!" Read less

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"Loved working with Bruce, very professional and has a beautiful studio to work in. He is very easy to work with and is great at capturing what you are looking for" Read less

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"very professional and easy to work with. fun and makes visions come to life in all of his images. cant wait to work with him again very soon." Read less

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"I enjoyed working with Bruce. He had picture ideas that I had never done before, and they were executed well. I'm looking forward to seeing our "Medusa" set! He is also one of the most professional photographers I have worked with, and the studio is very well organized. I would recommend him to both newer and experienced models." Read less

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"An absolute gentleman and a pleasure to shoot with. Simultaneously laid back and professional. Made me feel very comfortable and had edited photos to me even more quickly than promised. Can't wait to shoot with Bruce again." Read less

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"Bruce is a master of arts, his use of lighting is phenomenal, and best of all he;s more than happy to teach others his talents. Definitely looking forward to shooting with him again" Read less

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"It was a pleasure working with Bruce. He was VERY familiar with what looks good and what doesn't. He was very personable and easy to work with. Direct, but not too direct. He certainly knew all the perfect spots and angles to beautiful photos. He was very calm, patient, yet very funny too! Bruce and I shot for a few hours (10am- 4:30pm) taking pictures with many different props, lighting, layers, and clothing pieces. He captured many very creative, artistic, and romantic like shots. He kept me very well engaged, while maintaining a fun but relaxed atmosphere. Bruce really has a great eye for beautiful shots, and I am honored to have worked side by side with him to create such beautiful works of art. (I especially loved how Bruce took that extra time to make sure that the photos did not look staged, fake, or too cliche - he created lovely images that captured the beauty within every aspect of our shots. ) Bruce was totally dedicated to getting great shots - even sitting on the floor a few times for a better angle! He also worked with me to make few additional changes to our photos such as removing an Exit sign from the background of the studio, to softening up an image. Bruce's patience, professionalism, skills, and artistic eye were and are, all deeply appreciated. Everyone else whom I have spoken with in regards to Bruce and his work; loved him; and love his work. I highly recommend Bruce and I would certainly love the opportunity to work with him again. Nothing short of AMAZING!" Read less

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