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Model Mayhem #:
55857
Last Activity:
Aug 10, 2020
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
Oct 27, 2005
Genres:
Art

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Photography as fine art

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The art of expression

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About Me

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I am currently only interested in outdoor locations for creative collaborations. No studio work is being considered at this time. Read on if you wish to find out more about me.

I am a portrait/figurative artist (I draw/paint) that also happens to enjoy the relatively instant gratification of photography. While my paintings and drawings focus on portraiture and figurative work I tend to photograph anything that catches my eye. That said my goal in working with models is to create artwork expressive of sensuality, emotion, color, light, and the beauty of the female form while enjoying  the collaborative process between the model and myself.

If you would like to work with me it is best to be direct so please feel free to email me and I will get back with you. Integrity, common courtesy, clear and prompt communication, and a creative nature are always helpful when contacting me about a shoot.

At this point I wish to go over how I typically work with models so there should not be any surprises the day of a shoot. I do this for creative pleasure only and not for monetary profit so I usually only work for trade, preferring to work with those who are motivated and inspired by creativity rather than money. I provide you with edited and web sized images as you see in my portfolio (generally within about a week by email).  Please respect my desire to keep money out of the equation and do not ask me for pay. For studio work I set up space in my home where I know and can control the light, typically shooting in the afternoon. Shoots generally take 2 to 3 hours and you are welcome to bring an escort but I would need to know ahead of time. I will also need you to sign a model release and provide valid ID.

These days if I send you a friend request it means I either have an interest in working with you or very much respect your work/talent. Other than that I am not really into the whole "friend" thing on here so if you send me one and I don't add you please don't take it personally.

Serious inquiries only please.

Thanks,

Steve

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"Steve is a great artist and photographer! Wish I would have worked with him more before I moved." Read less

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"I enjoyed working with Steve, he made me feel super comfortable and relaxed. We had a lot of fun, and a lot of laughs. He is extremely professional and I would defiantly work with him again." Read less

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"Steve's talent crosses mediums and genres. He is highly professional and has a warm and welcoming aura. Extremely recommended." Read less

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"A very professional photographer with a beautiful vision; I hope to work with him again!" Read less

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"Thank you very much Steve and Kathy for the wonderful teamwork! I was extremely easy in their open, kind and creative atmosphere! Next to such people, creativity grows exponentially and the result inspires further ideas!I will be glad to work with them again!" Read less

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"I had the pleasure of collaborating with Steve and his wife. They were so down to earth and accomodating the whole way through from offering coffee, water, and making me dinner afterwards to ensure I was feeling my best. I especially loved how free they allowed me to be during our shoot, encouraging concepts but letting me execute them however I chose to. We shot in the woods outdoors and they provided fabrics and props, and were extremely professional in all aspects. I am very much looking forward to our studio shoot in the near future! Thanks guys" Read less

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"I always love working with Steve ad Kathy! I have visited them a few times now and they are great to be around. Beautiful photos and amazing drawings as well." Read less

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"Creative and professional, Steve had a strong artistic direction and a easy to get along with personality. He went for the less obvious shots, playing with angle and lighting for some very pleasing effects." Read less

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