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Model Mayhem #:
85382
Last Activity:
Jan 16, 2022
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
Dec 31, 2005

About Me

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

My portfolios here are all new! Please come in and have a look-see!

If you're interested in working together, please PM and let me know. My wife and I live aboard and sail our sailboat on the US East Coast, and my location changes frequently. I'm currently in Hilton Head Island, SC.

Middle November - January, 2022

I will be in the Hilton Head Island, SC, area from mid-November through January, 2022. Local models, please feel free to reach out and let's schedule something!

I get a surprising number of 'Love Your Work - Let's Shoot!' requests from models who don't do nude and erotic work. While I appreciate the interest, nude and erotic work is the work I do, and the work I'm known for doing. If you don't work in these genres, then we likely won't be working together.

ATTENTION RETOUCHERS: I respect the work you do. However, I do not need your services, I do not want your services, and I will not hire your services, nor will I accept your friend requests. Please do not contact me.

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“Censorship is self defeating. The only possible result is a society incapable of genuine discretion.”
- Unknown


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Hello!

My name is Bill Ballard. I’m a photographer living and sailing the US East Coast. I will be in the area of Hilton Head Island, SC from middle November through January, 2022.

My work is centered on the creation of sensual, beautiful, and artistic erotic photographic imagery. I have over 40 years experience in photography, with over 20 of those years shooting nude and erotic work almost exclusively.

A Little Bit More About Me

I’m a former professional photographer. I’ve been represented by art galleries, and have owned shares in a few art galleries. I’ve been published and interviewed. Now, I shoot for the pure satisfaction of creating beautiful, sensual, and thought provoking photography for myself and a small cadre of collectors of my work.

My work is primarily with female and trans-women/non-binary models, though I occasionally shoot projects with male and couples models. At this time, I'm looking specifically for female and trans-women/non-binary models. Please see my website (link above) for more information.

Currently, my sessions are primarily TFP. The models I work with are co-creators of the work, and as such, are granted a full-share of copyrights and unlimited use of images regardless of compensation. If we decide to work together, all the details of the shoot will be agreed to beforehand.

Not on Instagram...

You can find me on Twitter

You can purchase my erotic photography sets on BentBox

You can also purchase sets of my nude figurative art on BentArt

A Few Things to Know

- You must be at least 18 years of age or older to model for my work – proof of age will be required

- All models must sign a Model Release - I’m a fastidious record keeper – just bear with me

- All models will be asked to complete a 'Model Work Styles Form' which allows you to designate the type of modeling you're interested in doing; artistic nude, erotic nude, non-nude erotic, etc.

- All models will be required to provide model reference images. These images remain in your modeling file and will never be shown publicly. They are purely for reference only.

- References will be provided upon request

- My preference is for a natural body with no or minimal tattoos, piercings, enhanced breasts, or similar modifications. That said, I can certainly can and have worked with models having body art. Scars, stretch marks, moles, freckles, etc., are absolutely fine.

- The work you see in my portfolio is representative of what I shoot. Please do not expect for me to change my shooting style for “us to have the opportunity to work together.” I wouldn’t ask for you to do such a thing.

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Feel free to contact me with any questions, etc., and if you're interested in working together, then let's talk!

Stay safe, stay healthy!!

Bill Ballard
Hilton Head Island, SC
November, 2021

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"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Love and happiness never decrease by being shared."
- Siddhārtha Gautama - Buddha


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All models were 18 years of age or older at the time of photography.

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***PRESENT SHOWS/EXHIBITIONS***
No new shows or exhibitions are currently active

***Professional Representation***
Not seeking representation

***UPCOMING SHOWS/EXHIBITIONS***
No new shows/exhibitions scheduled

***PAST SHOWS/EXHIBITIONS***
2011, March 1 through May 15: Six prints were selected and  exhibited as a part of a show of figurative art at Atwell's in Savannah. The media represented are paint, charcoal, and photography.
Atwell's 228 West Broughton Street, Savannah, GA 31401. 912.238.9607

2010, September 24: The American Cancer Society Benefit Art Auction hosted by Savannah's First City Club.

2010, April 16, 5pm-8pm & April 18th, 3pm-7pm: Horizon Gallery Artist's Reception. Come and meet the artists represented by Savannah's newest fine art gallery. Horizon Gallery, 206 east Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401.

2009, November 2 - December 2: COURSE: Selected Photographs of the Nude Female Figure, 2002-2009. Retrospective solo show of old and new nude figurative work, Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull Street, Savannah, Georgia.

2009, February 1 - March 31: Group Show of traditional film based B&W photography at Smooth, 143 Bull Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401.

2008, December 1 - January 31, 2009: Group Show at The Gallery, 20 Jefferson Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401.

2008, April 30 - May 28: "ETHOS: The Fundamental Spirit of Woman". Solo show of new nude work at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull Street, Savannah, Georgia.

2008 April 19-May 11: Invited Exhibiting Artist in Group Show "The Strength of Our Fathers", Indigo Sky Gallery, 915 Waters Avenue, Savannah, GA.

2007, December 1 through 16: Invited Exhibiting Artist in Group Show, Indigo Sky Gallery, Savannah, GA.

2007, November 23 - December 31: Group Show at The Gallery, 20 Jefferson Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401.

PURE: Photographers Using Real Elements, 1st Annual Fundraising and Benefit Show. September 7-30, 2007, The Starlander Art Gallery, Savannah, Georgia.

Invited Participating Artist: 2007 Art Papers Magazine Annual Benefit Art Auction, February 3, 2007, Mason-Murer Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

Invited Participating Artist: 2006, The Shops at Ellis Square Charity Auction for Backus Children's Hospital, Savannah, Georgia.

2006 Merit Award winner, Savannah Arts Association 2006 Spring Arts Show, Savannah, Georgia.

Invited Participating Artist: 2006 Art Papers Magazine Annual Benefit Art Auction, February 11 2006, Mason-Murer Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

2005, September - November: Solo show at the Starlander Art Gallery, Savannah, Georgia.

2004, September - October: Group show at Moving Spirits Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

2004, July - September: Solo show at the Showcase Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

Numerous other group & solo shows, 1980 - 2005.

My photography has been published in numerous trade and consumer publications. My images of the nude are held in many private collections worldwide. I'm no longer gallery represented. My photography is made available to collectors via the web, as either gallery quality fine-art paper prints or printable digital image files. For image availability and sales information, please contact me directly.