Topless New YorkPhotographer Male Brooklyn, New York, US
New York, New York, US
My Website: Topless New YorkMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/toplessnewyork
Mayhem # 384779
Since the New York Court of Appeals's 1992 decision in People v. Santorelli, declaring that women have a right to be topless in public anywhere in New York State that men have that right, I have been working to try to make an artistic and political statement about that ruling. I am now working on a website which will display my ongoing work with women all over New York State, and I am interested in hearing from any woman who wishes to participate by going topless anywhere in New York.
Though the images are often playful, I take my work seriously, and I strive to improve it. Therefore I welcome any and all genuine feedback, whether it's positive or negative.
I'm a man of my word, and I don't understand why anybody would agree to concrete plans for a shoot and then blow them off. I honestly just don't get it.
You may think that makes me naive, but consider for a moment what that makes you. :-)
As a member of "The List," I also accept a number of requests for TFP work with "newbie" models in my area. If you are relatively new to Mayhem, please feel free to contact me about these TFP shoots. I am more interested in (and qualified for) helping newbies expand their outdoor book, but am willing to entertain other requests as well.
As a member of the "4th List," I hosted traveling models in New York City, sometimes in trade for shoots, sometimes for free, and I have been cleared by a reference check. Now that I live in Brooklyn, I no longer host models on a regular basis.
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"What an adventure! A complete professional and delight to work with on what is by far an incredible and unique project! Recommend for all who dare!"
L-Mag, Jan. 2009 - interview and five-page spread of photos
"I had such an amazing time today!!! WE had an amazing time! You have high praise from me so if any model ever wants to know...just send them my way and I will inform them that it was the best time EVER!!!" - Sarah Snowflake (MM #522398)
"FREE THE BOOBIES!" - Fedora El Morro (MM #85724)
"I actually had no idea that women had a right to be topless in New York...that's fabulous! I might start rethinking my wardrobe choices." - Dalia V (MM #427375)
"Had a great time working with you as well, you're a lot of fun to hang out with. Ha, did you know that after you left, that pretzel guy ran after me trying to get my number for about twenty blocks, 'Me love you, me love you, give me numba.'.... ha, it was totally silly. You should have been there..." - London (MM #36768)
"Your idea, convictions and goals blew me away... Thank you for doing this and sharing it with the public." - KayLex (MM #788354)
"Thank you for the pictures, I LOVE THEM. And I'm really proud of them. Thank you for your encouragement, from start to finish. I definitely intend on building a modelmayhem portfolio and I will list you as one my favored photographers as well (or however that works!) and I will let you know when I am all set up." - Lauren (MM #618078)
"I had a good time, a cold time, but a windy time." - Bekah (non-MM)
Mayhemers I have worked with and would recommend:
645515: Stephy C
661679: Bec Fordyce
856920: Laura UnBound
128845: LT Smash
799498: Keira Grant
471468: Ms Susie B
792069: Cat a lyst
522398: Sarah Snowflake
500895: Dakota Clarke
391890: Stephanie Anne Landers
770659: Mikki St. Pierre
60599: Tara Ashleigh
376672: Tiffanie Murphy
9510: Model Sarah
114261: Raelyn Mouse
579858: Moon Marie
36768: London Andrews
618078: Lauren Tyers
Other Mayhemers I have worked with:
514284: Sasha Finch
Mayhemers I would not recommend (PM me to inquire):
334118: Ashley Ehrhart
695646: Ash Snoww