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Model Mayhem #:
605695
Last Activity:
Oct 12, 2017
Experience:
Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
Dec 31, 2007
Genres:
Bodypaint
Cosplay
Dance
Fitness
Glamour
Hair/Makeup
Lifestyle
Lingerie
Performance Artist
Promotional Modeling
Runway
Spokesperson / Host
Sports
Stunt
Swimwear

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About Me

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DANCE, SPORTS, and MARTIAL ARTS SPECIALIST

I am a dancer (Salsa, Bachata, and Argentine Tango) and I understand extremely well how to shoot dance (the counts, the hand switches, the turns, the dips etc...) and how to anticipate your best shots.

Contact me when need a great dance shot for your portfolio. I have access to a couple of nightclubs in San Jose and Sacramento, with full control over the nightclub lighting, to provide the right ambiance. I doubt there are many other photographers who are club lighting technicians.

I also love shooting headshots. That's one of my favorite things to do.


Artist's Statement

I am not an artist. There are many awesome artists on MM that leave me speechless.

I see interesting images and try to transfer them from the real world to my computer by means of my camera as accurately to my vision as possible.

I am here to help all of us get paid by clients one way or another.


Makeup artists, hairstylists, wardrobe stylists, bodypainters

I am actively building my team for upcoming paid projects and want you on it. Feel free to reply to any of my casting calls or simply send me a message.

I take care of my team on TF* shoots and provide you with specialty images that you need with specific lighting. I would setup additional beauty lighting, for example.


Friend requests

I like to get to know my new friends. If you wish to send me a friend request, please send me a message so I know why you'd like to be my friend. Feel free to also tag my profile after that.


Specialties besides dance

When it comes to models, I am enjoying runway fashion quite a bit. I even developed some technology for this. smile

Beyond that, I am interested in commercial fashion, lifestyle, environmental portraiture, headshots (yep, I actually like taking them), and beauty.

I am interested in shooting other interesting ideas as well.

I am an experienced event photographer. Please refer me to anyone who wants to have a party, sporting competition, or a fashion show.


You especially should contact me if...

- you are a dancer who is looking for someone who knows how to capture dance forms under difficult lighting.
- you are in a fashion show and want more than just static pose images.
- you need commercial and lifestyle images for your book.
- you are active in sports and martial arts and want action shots.
- you are a designer and need your look book images.

- you are an event producer and want to make money with my help.


Policies

I specifically permit you to have your images retouched by someone else subject to my prior approval of their portfolio.

It is mandatory to execute all paperwork before work starts.

I happily work with minors, but I will need to meet your parents to have my paperwork signed.

I require a phone conversation to confirm a shoot. Rest assured, I don't have time for social calls. Please have a working cell phone so we can find each other quickly.


Typical results from a TF* shoot

You will receive a few high resolution images as well as web resolution images via a password-protected download. I may even offer to do a quick export at the end of the shoot.

Photo enhancement is a time-consuming process. It may take some time to retouch your images and I am not a photoshop wizard. I make unretouched images available very quickly. I take great care to get my images done right in-camera.

See my policy above if this is unsatisfactory.


Here are a few of the concepts I am considering

- Outdoor lakefront sunset fashion with bright dresses
- Fire dancers at a waterfront
- LED hula hoops are always fun
- Stylized gymnastics on a balance beam and bars
- Environmental portraiture on construction sites
- Portfolio shots for commercial fashion
- Beauty shots highlighting MUA's work
- Hairstyle shots highlighting hair stylist's work
- Commercial and fashion group shoots consisting of 3 or more models simultaneously

I also happily shoot "boring" stuff (product photography, headshots etc) and spontaneous ideas. smile


Commercial work

I keep things simple. If I am not particularly interested in shooting you as a model for fun, I will offer to charge you my normal fees.

My base creative rate is $120/hr with a 1hr minimum. Travel rate is equal to creative rate. Let's spend time shooting instead of driving.

I license my images based on usage.


Thank you for your time,

Leonid S. Knyshov
Nearest local major cities: Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose
I am directly next to Hayward, CA

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