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Last Activity:
Mar 23, 2019
Depends on Assignment
Jun 24, 2010

Friends (531)

Lists (13)

Beauty Defined

204 Photos

Bibs just bibs

107 Photos

Book Club

53 Photos

Crazy Socks

97 Photos

How to wear a scarf

389 Photos

It's how she wears it

306 Photos

Jewelry as clothing

299 Photos

Nude Photography

90 Photos

Photography by Eric

52 Photos

Project: Bodypainting

10 Photos

Project: Forming a band

7 Photos

Project: Moons Over Saint Louis

20 Photos

Project: Top Hat

24 Photos
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About Me

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Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) said, "The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this." Meet society halfway.

40+ years in photography. I'm a serious amateur wanting to produce the best I can. I love to collaborate to bring your ideas to life.  I refuse to specialize in one area, as Lazarus Long (by Robert A. Heinlein) said, "Specialization is for insects." My background is wildlife photography, and the great outdoors becomes my studio; however, if the shoot requires it, I can arrange a proper studio.

I currently have three on-going projects which can be seen in my lists below: Top Hats, Moons, and Bodypainting. I hire gifted artists to do the bodypainting. Of course, I am always open to other ideas and concepts, as well. Models are not lifeless mannequins, but humans with artistic souls.

Models will receive digital proofs of all images, plus any edits of their few selected images. While I will retain the copyright, I am willing to sign releases for the models to use the images as they see fit, including professional retouching or commercial uses.

For those kind enough to leave an image comment, please also visit the model's portfolio and let her know you liked the image as well. For without the lovely models, we'd all be taking pics of 18% grey walls.


IG: @eric212grapher
FB: Eric212Grapher

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"kind and friendly photographer, a pleasure to work with, definitely recommend! :)" Read less

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"So lovely working together! Super professional! All around great shoot! Cant wait for our next shoot! " Read less

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"Eric is a wonderful photographer. Always professional, fun and easy to work with." Read less

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"Eric was a wonderful and respectful photographer. I enjoyed talking about stories and the road trip to the location was a blast. Eric is very prompt and he is an all around great photographer. Recommend 10/10" Read less

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"Had a great shoot with Eric! Great human being and a super fun photographer! :D" Read less

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"I had such a blast working with you, you were professional and polite! Not to mention a great photographer! I can't wait for our up coming shoot!" Read less

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"Eric is always a pleasure to work with! One on my favorite photographers in Saint Louis:) He always goes out of his way to make sure I am comfortable and have everything I need. He is so talented at what he does and is a super nice person:)" Read less

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"Photo212grapher, I've always had an amazing time shooting with you! Our shoots are always spontaneous, exciting and overall a great time. Can't wait to work with you again!" Read less

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Credit Notes

Saint Louis Artists Guild
House of Style
StL Fashion Network
NaughtiGras VIII (2015)
NaughtiGras IX (2016)
NaughtiGras X (2017)
NaughtiGras XI (2018)
NaughtiGras XII (2019)
Southern Vixens Magazine
House of Style Magazine
Midwest Living Magazine
National Great Rivers Museum (solo exhibition)
Alton Visitors Guide
Grafton Visitors Center (solo exhibition)
Saint Louis County Library (solo exhibition)
Brentwood Gallery
Saint Louis Artists Guild

Feel free to contact any model in my portfolio as a reference. Links provided when available through MM

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