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May 07, 2005

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About Me

I DO NOT ACCEPT TFP, or TFCD, or shoot for free! 

Onto bigger and better things!

I am a photographer/art director/computer animator based in Los Angeles.  I started shooting in Detroit Michigan back in 1989, where I began to develop my own style.  I am an old school film slr photographer, but I have worked my way into digital shooting as well. I can work in both worlds, and I understand both.

Influences:  Julie Margaret Cameron, Madame Yevonde, Horst, Irving Penn, Alfred Stieglitz, Lucas Sumaras, Cindy Sherman, David LaChapelle, Pictorialists of the early 1900's, Giger, Beksinski, etc.

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To purchase work by Dan Santoni, go to the following website.


Past Fx animation credits include work on: Game of Thrones, Life of Pi, The Walking Dead, The Ateam, The Golden Compass, The Incredible Hulk, Cirque Du Freak, Land of the Lost, Minority Report, The Day After Tomorrow, Mortal Kombat II, Wishmaster.

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SANDY CARPENTER/JOHN CARPENTER:  That's fun! I love the colors.  I couldn't look better unless we call in a Brazilian plastic surgeon. Everything is great. My hair colorist will be so excited that her streaks look good. Thank you, Dan.
You made this remarkably easy for me. I even had fun. 

MARGARET CHO:  ooh this is perfect thank you - yes its actually an amazing perfect image.  Awesome!!!!!!!  These are so cool!

KELLY HU: (Xmen II, Vampire Diares, Scorpion King): The images look great!  Thanks so much!

Norwood Fisher of Fishbone:
I'm in awe!!!    Wholly shit!!!!    Super fucking fantastic!!

looks fucking awesome! i love the smoke! im getting even more excited 
about the series. the subtly of you additions are incredible. i love 
when things surpass my ridiculous expectations.  you dA'maN!
im here if needed
really really happy with this image!


SYBIL DANNING: (Actress:Halloween, 2007, Grindhouse, Howling II):    "Dear Dan,  Absolutely beautiful!  What incredible shots for such a short time of shooting!!!!!!! I've never seen so many I love at first glance"!

DAVID VINCENT of MORBID ANGEL: WOW! That looks awesome Dan. Holy Shit!!!

I sent the other robe previews to the label for a magazine poster possibility. I won't let them be used for anything else but a cover or a poster. He is fishing for that now. Damn good work man!!  Really cool Dan!!!

JOHN FRYER:(Producer of; White Zombie, U2, Blur, Swans, Love and Rockets, Dead Can Dance) I would like to thank Dan Santoni for the amazing photo shoot last nite. If any bands are in LA and need cool photos, check out Dan and I'm sure you wont be disappointed .

G TOM MAC: This Sat. night, Figurative Theatre ( a group photography event) features Dan Santoni work that is phenomenal!!

G TOM MAC:  Dan, Thank you for such a wonderful eve last night of pure creative bliss on exposing your work to us! It was a well executed perspective put together with all of the works as well. But you're work really shined my friend.

LA WEEKLY:  LA Weekly loves Your Work!

TL Forsberg: Just wanted to say I love your work. very inspirational. thanks!


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Published work in:

Revolver Magazine
Metal Hammer Magazine
Glam Couture magazine
Sight and Sound Magazine.
Strings Magazine.
Runway Magazine
Strings Magazine
Femme Fatales Magazine (September 2008 issue)
Imago Magazine (5 page spread)
Guitar World
Mix Magazine
Metal Edge
Outburn Magazine
Carpe Noctem
Detroit Metro Times
Industrial Nation (cover, issue #21)
Digital Erotique (Ilex Press) 2 page spread--4 images
Marquis Magazine (4 page spread)
Virus Magazine issue#1
Drop Dead Magazine issue#1 2 page spread
Clinic Magazine (Amsterdam)

Director: John Carpenter
Producer: Sandy Carpenter
Margaret Cho
Danielle Harris: Rob Zombie's Halloween films, Stakeland, etc.
Kelly Hu: Xmen II
Scott Weiland.  Stone Temple Pilots
Norwood Fisher of Fishbone
Sybil Danning
Skinny Puppy
David Vincent (Morbid Angel)
Tina Guo
G Tom Mac
Lucia (KMFDM)
Scott Humphrey (producer Motley Crue, Rob Zombie, Metallica)
Dean Guitars
Carbon 12
Noir Leather
Hypnotic Records
Cleopatra Records

Gallery showings:
2036 (Detroit) 1992
Urban Gallery (Detroit) 1993
Dark's Art Parlour (Los Angeles) 1995
Stormy Leather (San Franscico) 2003
Blue Space Gallery (Los Angeles) 2005
Echo Gallery (Chicago) July 2005
The Hive (Los Angeles) July 2009
Rebecca Molayem Gallery, (Beverly Hills), October 2010


It is hard for me to shoot often, due to the fact that I work as an photographer, and fx animator for film, tv, etc. So, schedules may change occasionally.

Ask about rates.

I DO NOT ACCEPT TFP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!