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Dec 02, 2013

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About Me

I am a 61 year old married guy who comes to photography out of a fine arts background. I started using photographs for references for paintings and it seems to have grown from there. So I am firmly into the Artistic genre!

I am not a professional, nor am I trying to make it a profession, I have a career and am happy in it. This is me indulging in artistic passion!

As to style, I love history and great art, especially the the 17th century Dutch Masters, as well as Botticelli, Velasquez, and Titian. I try to use those works as inspiration for themes. I also work in the living history field and love to incorporate themes and objects from the 16th and 17th centuries, and middle ages into shoots.  If a model has an interest in these subjects, that's a huge bonus in my book!

I hire nude models! I will do my best to pay a fair price for your work. My favorite themes are nude-in-nature, figure studies, and anything that has an element of story-telling.  I am especially delighted when a model has thoughts and ideas to add.

I am also happy to shoot TFCD for new models, I enjoy doing introduction shoots. We shoot some whole figure shots in your choice of wardrobe, and shoot some portrait/headshots. We try to find a nice location that is convenient to both of us. You get some images for your portfolio and I get to do something I love. And we both get a chance to network! (I also don't hesitate to write nice things on your profile if I enjoy working with you!)

My goal is to try to work with great models and to build up a nice collection of work, just to see how good I can get. I especially enjoy working with artistically minded people and am happy to help out in creative projects.

I am also always trying to find artist's models as well, I sponsor the occasional life drawing group, and hire models for my own projects as well.

So check out my port, comments always appreciated, and let me know if you'd like to pose for me.

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"I had the wonderful experience of modeling for Fred twice and look forward to doing so again. He was very accommodating, generous with his time and resources and a very creative artist. I highly recommend working with him!!! Had another awesome shoot with Fred! He’s a sweetie! Definitely work with him if you get the chance!" Read less

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"Absolutely love Fred's location, and the icing on the cake is the adorable pup he's got!" Read less

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"Fred was awesome! He was kind, easy going, respected my posing boundaries and was a joy to work with! I look forward to our next shoot together (:" Read less

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"Very comfortable setting, good direction given for poses, and very respectful and professional. Looking forward to more creative collaboration!" Read less

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"It was wonderful being able to pose for you during a photo session and a figure drawing session. Provided a safe and creative space on both occasions. :D" Read less

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"Fred is a total pro and loves what he does. He gets just as excited about a shot as I do. If you haven't worked with him yet, do so asap!" Read less

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Credit Notes

I have worked with the following MM models:

These models are on my "Gold list":

Augusta, #3443210, worked with many times! My go-to model and muse, wonderful person, talented, beautiful, wonderful skill with expressions, awesome vintage look! A most excellent artist's model as well as photography.

Miriam Joy Chick # 2383604  Terrific model, wonderful physique, and her range of expressions is awesome. An utter joy to work with! Worked with her in one style (my slow, life drawing influenced pace ) and was present as she worked with my friend, in a completely different style of shooting, (faster flow type) she did great with both. I will make a concerted effort to work with her again.

Alicia Dawn Art Model #4044323 loved working with her, beautiful and skilled model. I am trying to find a chance to work with her again! A very experienced and professional model.

Muse-du-Monde, #4331880, An experienced and talented artist's model, I've worked with her 3 times now twice in photo work, once as fine arts model. I hope to do more work together. Terrific posing skills, and a delight to work with. Her artistic background is a big plus for my artistic orientation!

Alyssacabele #4428600 Great new model, delight to work with, excellent at keeping in touch, very reliable. Wonderful physique, pretty hair and lovely freckles!

Tricia Newnum # 3596705 Very much enjoyed working with her(3 times); she has great ideas, has excellent artistic vision, and is a delight to work with. Would recommend her strongly!

Leanna Campbell # 2466887, Very pleasant to work with, enthusiastic and fun. Would gladly work with her again!

Brittginger #3688661, Great attitude and a lot of fun to work with. Great sense of humour. Got many great images! Would work with again in a heartbeat!

Tilly McReese #2716777, a true  professional, experienced and wonderfully patient with novice photogs. I found her utterly charming, skilled and of course beautiful. Flawless physique from every angle!

Hannah Powell-Yost, #3168033 wonderful experience, recommend her highly.

Vex Voir, #2351771 excellent model, very experienced, very energetic, and I cannot recommend highly enough! (both photo and artist's model)

Essence of Cassie, #792725, enjoyed working with her immensely, very professional, she was as committed to getting great images as I was, and as a photog. herself she had wonderful input!

April Hughes, pleasant to work with, reliable and professional, Was only able to book a short shoot with her, but I got good results. She has the most lovely blonde hair!

Diane Noir, one of my go-to models, gets better every time I work with her. I have yet to find an angle that her physique doesn't look great from. A spectacular artistic model!

Siren Singer, worked with once, she is professional, reliable and has a delightful figure. Enjoyed working with her!

Britginger, More fun than a barrel of monkeys! Beautiful, especially the amazing red hair (natural) Aspires to shoot more fashion, bet she'll be great in that genre.

Marzipanned, Worked with her while she was traveling: I enjoyed working with her! Very artistically inclined, was great to have a model who so quickly grasped to direction I was going and the look I wanted. I am hoping to work with her in the future.

Hilary Pierce,#3950885, A most astounding artist and dancer, who has the richest sense of fabric and costuming! Is very professional and serious about the important stuff (getting the image) and fun to work with too!  Highly recommend!

Brittnie Stull #4034398 Highly professional, great at communication and spot-on reliable. I have worked with her twice now and would recommend her highly! She is a new model who is very fast learner and has a great attitude! Beautiful girl and I can't wait to work with her again.

I have worked with other non-MM models who are on my port, if interested in working with them please PM me.

I have had some disappointing interaction with some MM models, if you PM me I'll discuss that, but not here. (on my black list)