Mayhem # 1685083

About Me

Hi I'm Al,  a retired pro photographer of 30+ years. I am accepting a few assignment and commissions and now enjoying creating images just for the "art" of it.

The images you take for your portfolio are an investment in your future as a model. If you are serious about modeling, then it is time to start looking at it like a business. You are the product, and you need amazing images to sell that product to its fullest potential. The bottom line is that regardless of what we charge, if you don’t have enough faith in yourself to invest in your dream, why would anyone else? - See more at: … TwYxo.dpuf
David Bickley

August 31, 2012  Magnolia

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Also an expanded number of image of each of my sessions on by Blog:
Isabel Blue MM#2989263

Kimberly Jakubiak # 730460



Ebonee Andrews 3-16-17
OMG!!!!! You are incredible!!!!! Thank you for making me so lovely and sexy too!
I am actually in tears. This is beautiful!!!!!
I can't believe it me😊

Mae Winters
these are amazing!!! don't change a thing!!! i love them!!

Oh my goodness Al, I LOVE THEM! They seriously came out amazing. Thank you so much
Brittany Sulin 12-7-15

"My favorite one is of my back side on the bed with my head turned and my butt in the air. It's my absolute favorite!!!!"
Kelly-Izmerelda Mayhem # 770537 12-10-15

Oh my goodness! Still in shock it's me on the photos but love them! Love the snow my favorite and the chain was is crazy! Lol in a good way!
Julia Kristi MM#3468442

It was a pleasure to go through the photos you selected. They all turned out extremely well. I also enjoyed the cheese cloth ones, but I am still working on modifying my portfolio, so don't be surprised if one of those makes an appearance soon!
Marie MM#3581500

You are quite brilliant. These photos are beyond what I could Ever imagine. It was very much worth the workout of climbing and posing in the hot sun. Worth every minute. I would work with you again in a heart beat. :-) Thank you so very much for sharing your talent with me, and pushing me to the edge. Honored to have gotten the opportunity to work with you.
Respectfully your Muse, Tina

Wow! They are just amazing! You made me look so great! You are an amazing photographer! I adore them you are my go to guy for amazing shots!
Caitlin.         Caitcrux 20y Willoughby, Oh MM#3205473

Thank u for helping make my pregnancy memorable smile
4-2-14 Jessica Rabbitt #1136166

"I love them all. What a contrast with the pale skin and the bright (blue) eyes"
Samantha  3289988

"I just started going through the images". "Wow! these are awesome" "Those with the rope are awesome" Anthony Licursi MM#2843116

"I fell like its Christmas in July" Kristina Marie # 3094095

"I fell like its Christmas in July" Kristina Marie # 3094095

I love these Al! You freaking rock!  Tyffani #2616264
Hey Al,
  Thank you so much for the pictures. I love them. they are fantastic. I appreciate you photographing me. I had a lot fun.
Brandi  OMP Model 465179

    This was an exceptionally fun shoot (which I can’t believe I’m saying considering how much I detest mornings!)  Indeed it was and these are great!  The Rock Hall ones look amazing!  What a shame we got kicked out so quickly.  Ian loves the sepia one with the vines.  I particularly like the black and white one with me on the bridge piece with my leg up on my knee. Thanks! Amy

"Ooh, that is gorgeous! Thank you! I'm so looking forward to seeing the rest." Windy Lass

Haha! You definitely brought out the creativity in me smile I am SORE today and it took 3 showers to get all that dirty off!! smile
by model MzFit MM# 156097  OMP# 35306
"I had an amazing time working with you! The images are great, I can't wait to see the final product! You truly are talented. I hope to see you again next year!" Kim
Kim Scarlett MM# 802840 OMP# 383154

I love the hay ones. The ones in the house turned out really nice. I'm glad you made me do them. I think I like the bw best, but it really depends on the shot.  Jessica MM#2390691

       I co-founded, owned and operated Love Photography for over 30 years in Berea, and Cleveland, Ohio. My son, Derek and his wife Tatiana have taken over Love Photography and operate it out of Westlake, Ohio.
The studio # is 440-871-LOVE(5683) if you need wedding and family pictures.

       I was awarded "Master of Photography" from the Professional Photographers of America plus many other professional achievements, including
                                Ohio Photographer of the Year.
      I am looking to connect with some models who are looking to build their portfolios or experienced models looking to add quality nude images. I feel I have some special skills that can greatly professionalize your portfolio. Having photographed anything from Babies, Children, Senior, Weddings, Families to Funerals I am now ready to shoot what I have a passion for "the human figure". I love to shoot classic nudes as well the edgy more erotic images. Nude is natural and at this stage of my life I prefer to create beautiful nude images.The human body is beautiful and there is no shame showing it.

Although the focus of my work is nude I am happy to add a few clothed (textile) images to your portfolio during our session together.
All I ask is that if you set up an appointment with me just be truthful. If you get cold feet, are too tired or any reason you need to cancel, just please give me the courtesy of a phone call (216-401-5588) with some advance notice.

My very reasonable retiree commercial rate for strictly textile (clothed) images is $90.00 per hour including make-up and hair styling. Plus just $10.00 per retouched image via digital or print form.

                                "I DO NOT PAY MODELS"

UPCOMING 2016 Creative PROJECTS: Models  inquire if interested

Creating indoors and outdoors at my spacious Berea home, grounds and studio.
I would like to do more of the following this 2016 fall and winter:
*Nude light painting with sparks and colored lights.
*Abandoned building & urban blight.
* Ballet - Do you have ballet or dance skills? Call me!
* Fetish/ BDSM- rope, knots and rope suspension
*Piercings - Close-ups

"Barefoot All The Way Up"

Please text me (AL) for more inf. @216-401-5588.

Thanks for viewing my port!


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  • Model
  • Female
  • Cleveland, Ohio, United States

"We did fantastic images together and Al has tons experience. His lighting is the "best". Creativity out of this world."

See Sample Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: April 2017


  • Model
  • Female
  • Tampa, Florida, United States

"Al was great to work with! He scounted an amazing location and has a great eye for getting great shots!"

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: March 2017

Nova Amour

  • Model
  • Female
  • Tampa, Florida, United States

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: March 2017

Katie ORear

  • Model
  • Female

"Did some nature shots!"

Worked together 1 times; Most recent: October 2016


  • Model
  • Female
  • Medina, Ohio, United States

See Sample Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: May 2016
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Credit Notes

RECOMMENDED     * denotes multiple sessions
Noela # 3721628
Kelly-Izmerelda Mayhem # 770537
Catrina_ski MM# 3551634
*Julia Kristi MM#3468442
cubu12345 mm#3581500
Tina Shepherd MM1888630
Caitcrux MM#3205473
*Penny Lane OMP
*Samantha #3289988
*Suzy Taylor #3254830
Jessica Rabbitt #1136166
Sharron Small #3100119
Arrey Lee #1509696
*Marah Lee-Marie #2680986
Anthony Licursi #2843116
Bebe_Valentine  #2660078
Dovetail Stormride #315968
Kristina Marie #3094095
Katy Lee (independent)
*Izabel Blue #2989263
Mari May MM #2874762
Sasha Zipnock MM #2618811
*Tyffani Richards MM#2616264
Tat2Roo MM# 2191140
*Missy025  MM#2720902
Hannah Painter  MM#1940516
Nikki Hearts  MM#2383393
*Brandy CoCo MM #2311263
*StacieMaria Mayhem #2114034
*Kelci Shepherd MM #18926
Elan Kane MM#1385504
*MoonStar31   MM#2390691
*Jessica Brennan  OMP #468256
Crystal Stewart  -  MM 693282
Lexi Smith -  Independent
*Jenena Cvijetic MM#1611077 (2)
*Wes Ykema  MM#1220041
*Ava Thunder MM#1706053
Windy Lass     MM#1431587
MzFit              MM# 156097
Quetta Marie   MM# 2116218
Kim Scarlett   MM#802840
Kat Killer        MM#1598413
Chrissy Marie  MM #1224167
Angel Roxx     MM# 1818500
Malissa          OMP# 451202
*Holly Johnson-independent
*Shawni Congrove-independent (passed away this year)
Lady Valoria    MM# 7939
Plus Hundred in the past 30 years!
    * denotes multiple sessions

NOT RECOMMENDED - I am sad to mention that not all models on this site and other sites are truthful and reliable. As I am sure the same can also be said for photographers. For a variety of reasons (No Show, No Call, Drama Queens, Not Co-operative, TFCD bait and switch and ask for pay.)

Nadia Arrazcaeta - 2 times she did not show and backed out today (5-25-11) 3 hours before the shoot with a limo ordered, a male model and 2 assistants all relying on her.  Not professional, not reliable at all.
aka,    sexylatinia911 MM#1890845    aka, Nadia  OMP# 451503
Patsy Jodejuan    MM# 2298347  ( set date & then no return call to set location)
Michelle Nye       MM# 1778459  (confirmed but no show)
Amanda Tate      MM# 1721638  (waited an hour at the site, would not take my call)
Amberwine         MM# 1289808  (no show)
Madonna Love     MM# 513162  (waited an hour at the site, no call)
Jen Donovan       MM# 1780821 AKA Jen Conyngham (Confirmed the night then I   drove 2 hours to Toledo, no show or call)


Ballet   7 pics
Not For Prime Time   0 pics
I shot that!   78 pics
Future Ideas   2 pics
Outstanding Headshots   5 pics
Body Painting   1 pics
Wish I did this   15 pics



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