Clayton Bruster

Photographer Male Hacienda Heights, California, US
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About Me

I am retired but still doing some photography. If anyone wants a print with my name on it and my look and feel, I am very reasonable.

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I do TFCD for my fine art work which could include some form of nudity or implied nudity. I accept creative input but this is my shoot run by me. You would get web sized only copies of what I edit. If you want prints, you can buy them from me at a discount. buy If we work well together and can develop that creative energy of a muse and her artist, then I will do tfcd shoots of what you want also but this would be a working relationship of mutual benefits (photographically speaking).

Paid Models

I do not pay models for my artistic work for my portfolio or galleries. The only time I pay models if I need one for one of my clients that requires a model and then I get the money back from my client. If that's the case, I will find you. If you want to let me know your available, please let me know if it's for one of my TFCD projects or if you only desire to be in the running for one of my paid client shoots. I don't mean to sound harsh but I get a lot of requests to do a shoot and then when I contact them I'm told only if they are paid. Waste of my time and yours. I'm very at ease with the models I work with but I'm also very professional. I expect the same from my models.


The Art & Photography of Clayton Bruster


Clayton Bruster has over 35 years experience in photography with the past 6 working as an industry professional and artist. He has worked with over 200 models on portfolio updates and creation. Clayton has been featured on many websites and has been published in 5 photography coffee table books and an artist works daily calendar. He has also worked for Macy's on over 16 special events for event photography, before/after make over pictures and glamour headshots. Clayton was the founder and president of NoVAL (Northern Virginia Artist League), presentation chair and exhibits chair for CRAG (Centreville Regional Art Guild) and an active member of CBAG (Colonial Beach Art Guild) where he did monthly art walks and had his work up constantly in business locations and galleries for the past two years. Clayton also received the coveted "Citizen Of The Year" award in 2003 from Centreville, Virginia for his work in promoting the arts in the community.

Well known for his ability to put a model at ease, so personalities, as well a model’s intrinsic beauty comes across in the final image. If this sounds too good to be true, please come see for yourself, as other have.

He is also known for his digital darkroom work and Photoshop abilities as well as printing. He has worked with digital darkroom, darkroom, fine art printing in the dark room, toning, Gum Di-chromates, Cyan-O-Types, Van Dyke Browns, liquid emulsions, emulsion transfers and more. He has toned with gold, platinum, selenium and copper as well as the more common toners like browns and blues. He has also used teas and coffees for toning.

In the digital darkroom, Clayton works a lot with layers, effects, and layer effects. Combining images into composites and montages.

Well, somebody get him a coffee. I know how he feels.


In addition to model portfolios, Clayton is at home capturing nature, landscape, fine art, object, still life, product, wedding, and events. If it can be photographed, Clayton can photograph it in a fresh new style. Clayton can also design and print comp cards, head shots, postcards, brochures, graphic and image design and specialty digital darkroom work, image editing and can print almost anything on almost anything. Just ask for more information and what you have in mind.

I am a professional artist / photographer in Los Angeles area helping new models get started and experienced models enhance their experience and portfolio.



For a list of models and make up artists I've worked with, please see my official website at Modeling For Clayton. They are listed on the BLOG!

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o    Website design and publication for many businesses including Lucent Technologies and many other businesses in New Jersey and Virginia.
o    Postcards for multiple tourist shops in Colonial Beach
o    Marketing brochures for many companies
o    Business cards and promotional shots for massage therapists and other businesses
o    Primary photographer for two of the ADSW (Art Deco Society of Washington DC) Vintage Fashion Shows
o    17 Macy's Cosmetic Days Before/After portraits, glamour and holiday portraits.
o    Several special events for Macy's, Grand Opening, Ladies Night Out, etc...
o    Radio Personality portraits for radio station in Virginia.
o    Tattoo images for local tattoo shop
o    Corporate meeting events for Lucent Technologies
o    Bat Mitzvah’s
o    Weddings and Receptions
o    Parties
o    Corporate Meetings
o    CD Covers
o    Product Brochures
o    Post Cards (Tourist and Promotional)
o    Comp Cards


o    Five photos published in five coffee table photographic books
o    Current books
o    Nature's Palette (6/30/2002)
o    Mysterious Motions (7/30/2002)
o    Images of the Mind (8/30/2003)
o    Endless Journeys ISBN#0-79515247-7
o    Featured on Mystique Magazine
o    Three times as "Artist of the Day"
o    Featured on "The Studio" at Virginia Gals
o    Featured on One Model Place     
o    Featured on Web Talent
o    Featured On Michelle 7
o    Photo of the day on Hot Models
o    Featured Photographer for May 2006 on Model Attic
o    ...too many other portfolio, art and model sites to list here
o    Photographer of the day many times on iModel

Exhibits & Galleries

o    Art exhibits in libraries, galleries, coffee shops, art walks and more.
o    Art demonstrations for NoVAL in coffee shops, book stores and other venues.
o    A guest curator from England came to George Mason University while Clayton was attending and choose one of Clayton's mixed media pieces to be on exhibited in the George Mason University Fine Arts Gallery in 2003. The chosen piece was a montage executed with Van Dyke Brown images on water color paper that was then painted on with water color paint.

Art Associations

o    Founder and past president of NoVAL (Northern Virginia Artists League).
o    Received "Citizen of the Year" in Centreville Virginia for his work promoting the arts in the community.
o    Exhibits and Presents Chair for CRAG (Centreville Regional Artist Guild)
o    Member of CBAG (Colonial Beach Artist Guild)
o    Over a year of monthly "Meet The Artist" art walks in Colonial Beach.
o    Top 10 Artist almost every month since January 2006 on Art Wanted
o    Have sold art all over the world


George Mason University

All photography, darkroom, studio and exhibit classes plus digital work classes at George Mason University with 3.91 GPA (Deans List)

Southeast Community College

Business classes with Marketing major
Electronics Technology classes
Combined GPA of 3.43A

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