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Model Mayhem #:
1602234
Last Activity:
Jul 04, 2020
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
Mar 12, 2010

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About Me

NOTICE:
I have drastically reduced the number of my images on MM.
To see more, please follow the links way below.

Also this needs to be upfront and centre:

TRADE ONLY

(unless you are going to make many specific requests and the shoot is going to be of little value to me, then my fees are reasonable)

FRIEND REQUESTS:
At this time I am only accepting friend requests from models that are close enough that I may possibly work with them. Or from those who will be in town. As noted above I ONLY shoot TRADE, but if you are a traveling model and want some info about the local scene, that is fine by me.

From all others it is usually because we have crossed paths in some way, either in the forums, on another site, or in person.

Please DO NOT take it personally. I have to keep my friends list lean and mean so that I do not get confused.

Hope to shoot more. But the variety will be all over the place. Thus far I am leaning towards experimental, and critters.

Actually I am getting more commissioned shoots and tending toward dance and athletes, so portrait and fashion will be a nice change.

If you have a great look, and/or some great ideas, then please contact me. Anything that includes animals is of special interest. If you have a lion, tiger or wolf or horse that you work with, then please, please contact me. Crickets, not so much. Goliath Spider, absolutely. But be aware that any shoots with an animal, the animal may get most of the attention.

My portfolio on my website shows my varied interests, the portfolio here and on Facebook and IG show my interests with people.

I prefer to shoot something other than the usual. If an idea is going to be a creative challenge, then I am very interested. To really get an idea of what I do, I strongly recommend visiting my website, and social media sites.

And YES my style is somewhat "no" style. I am truly eclectic. I shoot whatever hits my fancy at a particular time. From noir, to moody, to light and pretty. If I am paid, I will shoot any style that you want.

Personal website and social media:

http://hermansurkis.com/

https://www.facebook.com/hermansurkis.photography

https://www.instagram.com/hermansurkis/

Unless I know you, or you have worked with people I know, I usually want a face to face before actually planning a shoot. That's where we discuss ideas and decide if we will be comfortable working together. It allows both of us to decide if it is a good/bad fit, for whatever reason.

***You will get to see the selected (edited) 20 or so best images from the shoot, and from those you choose the ones that work for you. I will give you up to 5 finished images (processed), or 2 finished per look. You will get them as a small web ready file, as well as print ready file.***

WORKED FOR:
Al Gilbert
http://www.gilbertandassociates.ca/index.html
Bill Browne
http://www.wedding-toronto.com/index.html
Wm. Smith Studios

Worked freelance for many years as Herman Surkis Photography.

MODELLING AGENCIES:
(worked with)
Toronto-
Judy Welch Modelling Agency
Bette Milne Agency
International Top Models
Eleanor Fulcher Agency
http://www.efulchergroup.com/

Victoria-
Coultish Management
http://www.barbaracoultish.ca/


Again:

Personal website:
http://hermansurkis.com/

Contact and connect via FB or IG:

https://www.facebook.com/hermansurkis.photography

https://www.instagram.com/hermansurkis/

**All images are 'copyright protected' and may not be copied, modified, distributed or used in 'part or whole' without my 'expressed written consent'**

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MODELS
Grace (Coultish Management)
AnastasiaDaysshe #719583
Michael Ward #1150873
Elizabeth Mary #356882
Koko Kitty #1632964
Kelsey Andrews #554642
Christine Lee #1699933
Lady Kimberley Rose #1819114
Sophia B #1803868
Suzy (Independent Bengal tiger- paid assignments only requires 10lb Striploin)
Molly #2146290 (Coultish Management)
Dana Fraas #462503 (Coultish Management)
Nicola (Coultish Management)
Sky (Coultish Management)
Robyn (Coultish Management)
Elizabeth (Coultish Management)
Juliana (Coultish Management)
Simone (Coultish Management)
Sophia (Coultish Management)
Therese (Coultish Management)
Devon (Coultish Management)
Maria (Coultish Management)
Stacy (Dancer and dance teacher)
Bethany L (Dancer: Ballet Victoria)
Deanna R #2416068 (Coultish Management)
Amalia S (Dancer, dance instructor, choreographer)
Olivia Preston #2996021
Anna K. (Coultish Management)
Lexi (Coultish Management)
Sarah V. (Coultish Management)
Denise Pearson (http://denisedoesjohnny.com/)
Easy (Harris Hawk)
Nero (black Timber Wolf)
Nico G #3304075
Char (Coultish Management)
Red (Corn Snake)
Blanche (Albino Cali. King snake)
Sally (Ball Python)
Andrea Bayne (Prima- Ballet Victoria)
Paul Destrooper (Principle, director and choreographer- Ballet Victoria)
Matthew Cluff (Ballet Victoria)
Tyna (Coultish Management)
Muirina Fae (#2601871)
Nanako Y.(Ballet Victoria guest artist)
Amanda (Coultish Management)
Marlene (Coultish Management)
Lauren (Coultish Management)
Hannah (Coultish Management)
Heidi (Coultish Management)
Kiah (Coultish Management)
Lydia D. (# 3228121)
Risa K. (Ballet Victoria)
Brooklynn K. (Coultish Management)
Shaida Rabie (Coultish Management)
Gary ( Shrimp eating Serval who did not try to eat my face)

Plus a whole bunch more Coultish Management and non-MM people.

And many I am sure I have missed.and forgotten.

MUA

Alisha Slater # 3233093
Makeup By Andra # 3404832
Kristin Urbanheart MUA and Bodypainting