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BJ Gruber
Posts: 14
New York, New York, US


I just went through and cleaned up my port. Does anyone have any helpful advice?
Jan 03 13 06:30 pm  Link  Quote 
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Weaver-Photo
Posts: 28
Nashville, Tennessee, US


Great physique.  (Yeah, I'm freakin' jealous.) 

The couple of things that stand out to me are your connection with the camera and your expressions.  There is a connection, but it seems tenuous.  Maybe because I'm a guy, but I just don't feel your connection in all of them as strong as in others. 

Part of that may be due to you having almost the same expression in many of the shots.  The one where you are laughing is great.  Work on getting more of that natural comfort and confidence coming through consistently.

The shot coming out of the water looks like something out of a CK ad.  Fantastic shot and perfect pose on that one.
Jan 03 13 06:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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Eyesso
Posts: 655
Ormond Beach, Florida, US


The best images are not always the best avatars.  Avatars is why we click on profiles.  So....consider this photo as an avatar. 

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120803/21/501c9f296dc78_m.jpg

You should take  some shots in formalness....like a tuxedo or trendy nerd cool
Jan 03 13 06:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
BJ Gruber
Posts: 14
New York, New York, US


Thanks! Yeah, formal or trendy is definitely my next adventure.
I've found that my connection to the camera has a lot to do with my connection to the photog, so that's something I'm also working on.


I really appreciate the help, y'all. Keep it coming!
Jan 03 13 07:10 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Mark
Posts: 2,889
New York, New York, US


well all your photos look very amateurish and dont serve you all that well.  You need some good commercial print shots- you doing stuff and being very approachable/friendly.  You should bite the bullet spend a few hundred dollars and immediately be competitive in the non MM arena.  Nice body shots of you in  yoga poses and with a woman would be a good place to start.

Good luck

Mark
Jan 04 13 10:21 am  Link  Quote 
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