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About Me

"Reflections of Elegance. Strength. Beauty. Individuality."

These are the descriptions that I hope come to your mind when you peruse my portfolio. "Elegant" is the best term to describe the style I strive to achieve -- sometimes to varying degrees of success...

For me, photography has always been a passion, though I have never taken it very seriously. The first time I ever took photos of a stranger was less than 10 years ago. It is hard for me to believe how lucky I have been to work with so many amazing models since then.

My favorite part about working on these shoots are all the interesting people I have met. It is for them that I devote my work. Since I don't plan on selling or distributing any of my shots, I am free to experiment, and capture the inherent beauty -- not just physical -- of my models. For this reason I greatly enjoy the collaborative aspect of photography, working with my models to create classy art that is a reflection of themselves.

I just hope that when you see the shots in my portfolio, you think about how amazing the women (and men) I have had the opportunity to work with are. As you may be able to tell, almost none of the models are "experienced". In many cases, this was their first time ever doing any sort of photoshoot, nonetheless a nude one.

In a society that frowns upon public displays of nudity, these women (and men) had the courage to reveal themselves so that we might, within my own limited abilities, attempt to create classy art that celebrates who they are...Art that I hope serves as Reflections of their Personality. Strength. Beauty. Individuality. Elegance.

I would love to try to take my photographs further with more extensive retouching and photo-manipulations to achieve the next level of digital artistry. Thus, I always enjoy meeting new people, especially models and photographers.

If you are a potential client or model, feel free to email me to discuss your project ideas and my resulting rates.

In general, my rates are:
- $75/sitting fee per half-hour
- 2 digital prints included per sitting
- Additional digital prints are $25 each
- Photoshop work: $20/print

Note that I have a fully portable studio setup, so I can shoot on location very easily (outdoors, at your place, etc); however, longer trips may require additonal travel reimbursement. Also, a full model release is required for all shoots at these rates.
(Shoots where a model release is not desired are $200/hr extra.)

Besides normal paid gigs such as portraits, talent headshots (for theater, actors, singers, etc), maternity, and sports photography, etc, I do still consider limited TFP's for phenomenal ideas. Contact me if you'd like to chat about an idea... My specialty is bodyscapes -- but nudity is never required in my shoots -- only a great personality!

- James.

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