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Model Mayhem #:
4013027
Last Activity:
Aug 14, 2022
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
Sep 29, 2016

About Me

Throwing caution to the wind
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As I said in a previous version, I LOVE TAKING PHOTOS. Its my favorite part of my current job, even though the novelty of taking news photos is starting to fade after 22 years. On the flipside, I still get giddy and excited at the prospect of having even a short photoshoot with my fiance, a local friend or an amateur model. When I can pair that with a beautiful day or a beautiful shoot, it fills my heart in ways I can't verbalize.
I'm not trying to make you think I'm anything I'm not. I'm not a published fashion photographer, I don't own a $75,000 studio and my best camera is almost a decade old.  I'm just a middle-aged guy who is moved by beautiful people, places and things and I'm still learning every day how to capture what I see.
I'm entirely envious of photographers like Michael Sasser, Pierre T. Lambert, Irene Rudnyk, Scott Robert Lim and Evan Sharbeneau because it's obvious they're doing what they love and that they know wtf they're doing.
As for me, I'm currently stuck in a place where I don't belong, at a job that no longer appeals to my creative heart and spending most of my time just trying to survive financially- and it sucks. My heart breaks every time a beautiful day escapes and I couldn't find anyone to help me put together a short photoshoot.
So if you want to just do something- let's go out and shoot. Anything, I don't care- I just feel like if I don't break out of my shell, I never will and the windows of opportunity will close on me. I can't pay you because I can barely afford gasoline these days.
I know TFP is a bit of a taboo word here, but it's the only card I have.
All I can offer is to share my time and art. I promise that you will find me respectful and patient at all times, as well as alert and mindful of your safety and security. Also happy to work with LGBTQ models, and can travel to Del Norte, Shasta, Siskiyou, Mendocino, Modoc, Lassen, Modoc and Lassen counties for paid shoots. However, I don't do weddings, pets or baby photos, sorry.

8-13-22 Well, it's late summer here in Trinity County so of course, we're drowning in smoke- Looking for an excuse to head for the coast :)

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Eva Novak · Retoucher

I could not get around your amazing job.I would be glad to work with you

06-15-2022
Milanoretouch · Retoucher

Love your look and style!

05-15-2022
Angelina Nychyporuk · Retoucher

Hello, Tony
Thank you I'm in a safe place now. I want to thank you for your support, it is very valuable for Ukrainians. I wish your family health and peace of mind.

03-08-2022
Aim model · Model

Hey, I'm interested to come to America in future but at the moment while traveling is still difficult, I am offering remote shoots in Melbourne until March 4th. I'm currently working with other photographers to do remote/virtual shoots but I hope in future to get my own gear & do more on location remote shoots. I have a city central apartment with a rooftop balcony, large natural light windows, a range of backdrops & can use the buildings facilities of a gym, spa, pool & sauna as well as the indoor concreate fire escape. My rates for remote shoots are less than what I charge for in person shoots. Let me know how many hours you would like me to quote you for & if you like to pay by PayPal or a bank transfer to my UK bank or AUS bank. We would tether the camera to the laptop & screen share so you can control the settings/shots. We can chat over FaceTime or WhatsApp during the shoot.

Would love to know what style you would like to shoot & when. Hope to hear from you soon! All the best, kind regards.

https://aim-model.mailchimpsites.com/

Instagrams @aim.model @layal.official

02-16-2022
msmcordon · Model

Hey Tony, thanks for the recent photo comment. I hope you are safe!!! Please be careful out there. Sending positive vibes during these times!

08-19-2021