Sylph Sia

Model Female Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mayhem # 2693709

About Me


My current projects and latest work can be viewed here:
-SUPPORT ME on Patreon!
- IG: @sylphsia
- Facebook
- Tumblr

My latest work on social media links above.

****NB: Currently based in Canberra - the locations listing reflects next areas of travel I'm currently booking for.*****

  T r a v e l:
Adelaide: 27 Oct - 2 Nov 2016
Canberra: 2-12 Nov 2016
Brisbane: 13-22 Nov 2016
Sydney: 30 Nov - 8 Dec 2016
Perth: 13 - 20 Dec 2016
Melbourne: Jan/Feb 2017
Tasmania: March 2017
UK/EUROPE: May 2017

Want to shoot? I travel based on booking demand - so if you want to work with me, let it be known and I will be more likely to visit your area - in Australia or internationally.


Professional Australian fine art nude model. I'm also experienced in other genres, though art will always hold a special place in my heart. Genuinely passionate about what I do, thrive on creativity of all kinds, am very patient, understanding, easy going and easy to work with - and always willing to take that extra risk or go that extra mile for to get the shot!
(full posing video available on


Someone who is: Reliable, never flakes, easygoing, creative and professional. All that good stuff. If wanted, I'm happy to offer creative input to help bring your idea to life, I also have experience as a photographer and know about the technical side of things too.
I also know what I'm doing: I have experience in a diverse array of photographic genres and styles, have modelled for digital and film photography including wet plate, large format, polaroid, as well as video. I have worked with both local, interstate and international photographers, with designers, hairstylists, muas, bodypainters, event organisers, workshops, students etc. 

LIMITS and Things I don't do:
• Bikini/high-key glamour
• Body-paint
• I will not pose with guns or weapons
• I will not feign smiles, surprise faces etc as that is out of character for me - I prefer to be genuine
• No pornography, crotch shots, 'orgasm faces' or 'spread' shots - nothing more explicit or exposed than what is shown in my portfolio
• Anything construed as fetish (unless I know you very well), corsets and latex are fine
• Pose with other models - male or female - unless I know them and it is previously agreed

Other Things You Should Know:
• Happy to work with amateurs or seasoned professionals alike - and offer creative input
• Have been involved in varying fields of the performing and visual arts all my life.
• I have two unobtrusive tattoos, easily coverable/hardly noticeable - as you can  see from my images.
• I have (neat) 'art model bush' and no I will not shave for our shoot
• I check references wink and have many that can vouch for me if you're curious!

If you wanna work with me...
NO TFP EVER - I already have more awesome photos than I could ever know what to do with. I absolutely love what I do, but there are much simpler ways to make a living and I couldn't dedicate my life to this if it wasn't a true passion - but I've still got to eat, pay rent and clothe myself.

If you are able to provide accommodations during my travels, I am willing to consider this in determining compensation.   

If you don't think you can afford to work with me, throw me a number and I'll see what I can do, this is my job, but I also believe in art and helping other creatives.

• I am happy for you to share the shoot with other photographers, but I charge per head and will need names and examples of work from the others to be in attendence.
• Half and full day discounts. 
• 50% cancellation fee within a week. 100% within 48hrs. This goes for flakes and no-shows too! This is especially important while travelling, please respect that this is my livelihood. Thank you to those who have honoured this - to those who haven't, I've kept track. 

Don't be inconsiderate, this is a small community, models talk a lot.

Little Extra Things
Please be aware that while I'm travelling I have delayed reply times for messages as I can't always access the internet, messages will be replied to asap in order of urgency. Thanks!

I do not discuss/organise/negotiate shoots over the phone, it is important for me to have the conversation history in writing so I can easily refer back to it!


Have you worked with Sylph Sia? Add Credits for Sylph Sia! >>


Colin Jenkins 88

  • Photographer
  • Male
  • Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

"I had the pleasure of shooting with Sylph Sia over a half day period and cannot speak highly enough of her talent. On a professional level, she is the embodiment of the fine art nude genre and has an endless supply of amazing poses which she can output for longer than what I hold a camera to my eye. On a personal level, she's also one of the genuinely nicest people I've had the pleasure to work with and I hope to continue this professional relationship long into the future." more less

Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: July 2016

Sleek Images

  • Photographer
  • Male
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

"I finally had the chance to shoot with Sylph in February and it was very enjoyable. She has a perfect look for the artistic nude genre and is very creative in her posing. Highly recommended."

See Sample Worked together 1 times; Most recent: February 2016

Art Form Brisbane

  • Photographer
  • Male
  • Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

"Seriously one of the best art models in Australia. So easy to get along with, such a fantastic look and pose after pose of artistic gold. Definitely worth the time and investment if you're serious about your art."

See Sample Worked together 2-10 times; Most recent: February 2016


  • Photographer
  • Male
  • Paris, Île-de-France, France

"Sylph Sia was a wonderful model to work with. Punctual, professional, committed. Her great experience and poses helped me in producing fabulous photographs. Sylph, keen to work with you again !"

Worked together 1 times; Most recent: February 2016


  • Photographer
  • Male
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

"Sylph is an extremely talented model who needs no direction and her experience in the performing arts allows her to provide a wonderful expressive genuine muliebrity. She is also one of the loveliest and most quietly endearing models one can have the privilege of working with...." more less

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

I've worked with hundreds of photographers over the years, more than I could practically individually list here, I do have a list if required for whatever reason.

Figure and Form Magazine, Volume 1
Facebook Friendly by Lee Nutter (paperback print) April 2016
Sylph Sia by Lee Nutter (eBook) March 2016
Hottest 100 Images 2015 (cover and double-page feature) by Cam Attree January 2016
Dark Beauty Magazine September 2015
f11 Magazine June 2015
NIF Magazine May 2015
Arsenic Mag Oct 2014
VOLO Magazine Issue 7
UnCovered Magazine Jan 2014
Powder Zine Issue 6
Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Dec 2013
Better Photography Dec 2013
Caprice Magazine Vol 2 Issue 14
Dark Beauty Magazine Issue 14 x 2
Digital SLR Photography UK Issue 79
Digital Photography Magazine Vol 26
City News February 2013

Fading History - Nanda/Hobbs, Sydney 2016
Quintessence of Woman - Kulcha Jam, Byron Bay, August 2016
BULB - PhotoAccess Gallery, Canberra, August 2016
Nudes on tap - TAP Gallery, Sydney, May 2016
Once Upon a Dream - Bather's Pavillion, Sydney, May 2015
Nudes on Tap - TAP Gallery, Sydney, May 2015
In Red Lipstick We Trust - Brent Leideritz 2015
Nudes on Tap - TAP Gallery, Sydney, May 2014
Stockholm Affordable Art Fair - Stockholm 2014
Windows to the Sacred - S H Ervin Gallery Sydney 2013
Women of the Revolution - Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne 2013
Developed in Darkness - Gallery Frenzy Brisbane 2013
Nudes on TAP - TAP Gallery Sydney 2013
Under My Skin -  HRS Laboratorium Sydney 2013


Inspiration   33 pics
Love this work   57 pics
Outstanding America   15 pics
Outstanding England!   0 pics

Casting Calls

Local Availability Notice
Oct 5, 2016 Professional Art Nude Model Available in Canberra Expired
Travel Notice
Nov 30, 2016 Professional Art Nude Model Available in Sydney Expired
Dec 13, 2016 Professional Art Nude Model Available in Perth
Nov 13, 2016 Professional Art Nude Model Available in Brisbane Expired
Oct 24, 2016 Professional Art Nude Model Available in Adelaide Expired



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