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  • Full time Photographer
  • More than 39 years experience
  • I work for either pay or trade depending on assignment
  • I can travel or work from home
  • See message reply rate [?]

Shoots styles

Alternative, Beauty, Commercial, Fashion, Fitness, Landscape, Lifestyle, Pinup, Portrait, Promotional, Swimwear and Wedding

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Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile, it is appreciated!

I have enjoyed running my own photography business for many years which has included: scientific, sport, commercial, documentary, weddings, portraiture, and press photography work. A great deal of my commercial photography work these days has been in the areas of portraiture, in particular: performing arts including theatre, performance, music, stage and CosPlay photography; developing portfolios of inexperienced models; and website and advertising work. Recent assignments have been to photograph a number of live stage musicals, photography for the portfolio of 2 professional opera singers, a CD cover for a blues singer/guitarist, publicity photographs for a country and western singer, and website photographs for a blues band.

I have a portable studio for working in confined spaces as well as access to larger studios and have a particular interest in location photography work. I also teach photography, graphics and web design up to ‘A’ Level as well as mentor a number of Photography Degree students.

As you may perceive from just a few of the photographs on my portfolio, I am interested in the 'rawness' of my subjects, and trying to bring out their true character. To me, it does not matter what a model looks like, I just want to try to tell 'their story' through the photographs I take.

Much of my photography involves working with inexperienced subjects from the performing arts, and with models new to the modelling industry who want to develop their portfolios. My model’s safety, wellbeing, and comfort are of paramount importance to me. I am very patient and respectful with all my models, and especially with inexperienced models who may be extremely nervous at the time of the photoshoot. I believe it is important to mentor the inexperienced models I work with as to potential problems that they may face in the modelling industry. The guidance I have given in the past has been gratefully received by more inexperienced models. I hold an enhanced DBS (CRB) check certificate.

I value any input from my models and welcome any ideas that they may have. This mutual co-operation invariably leads to better photographs. I regularly meet with my models before a photoshoot to discuss and share ideas. This has an added benefit in that the model is more relaxed when it comes to the photoshoot.

I do offer TFP/TFCD type work if it is of interest. Any photographs that I take for my models will be fully post processed as both high resolution images for printing and as low resolution images for the web. I often create a website for the models I work with so that they may display their images.

If there are any questions you may wish me to answer, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Please note that I have many references on 'Purestorm' under the same name.

I look forward to possibly working with you in the future.

Kind Regards

Rob

References

Dragon Graffix has 7 references; 7 recommended, 0 not recommended, 0 late cancellation and 0 no-show.

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