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Alan Lowy has been a professional photographer for over 48 years, starting out after graduating the Cleveland Institute of art. Alan moved to Chicago and worked there first as an assistant photographer and then as a commercial photographer shooting model porfolios, some Playboy models as well as shooting catalog, food and product photography, After moving to Detroit, Mi. Alan started his own studio and also was known for over 32 yrs for his "Modelrama photographers-models shoots" Alan is a published photographer ( book: Photographer's Guide to Shooting a Model & Actors portfolio" by Amherst media publications. Alan was co-founder of Midwest Photographic Workshops with partner, C.J. Elfont back in the 1970's in Detroit, MI.
Alan is the director and owner-instructor of Cavecreek Photographic Workshops in Phoenix, Arizona where he now resides with his wife Penny.  In Sept 2007 Alan spent 10 days in Cologne Germany working on a book with another photographer Ralph Lambrecht shooting 14 different models on locations in Germany & Belgium for their book "Naked on Heels" to be published overseas.  Alan's North Phoenix studio is available for rental by the hour and he offers private lessons to photographers that come to Phoenix from all over the USA and Canada for tutoring in photography. Alan taught at PVCC college and the Scottsdale Artist School teaching adult education digital photography classes.

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Best of Show  Detroit Metro News Photographer Association
Best of Show  and First place : Creative Camera club group
Honorable mention: International Photo Research Organization, Alan's fashion image of model Natalka was featured in Vogue magazine on up and coming models. Alan's photographs have also been published in Swimwear Illustrated and Gallery magazines. Featured Photographer: July 2002 on OMP web site and featured guest photographer on Phoenix NBC-TV 12 Midday program.
Trip photographer: for Scottsdale Medical team in Nicaragua, C.A. July 2004 taking photo's in the "ER" and of medical staff. Alan is a photo-judge for a number of Phoenix AZ photo competitions including the Black Mountain & Daisey Mtn conservancy groups in Phoenix.
Alan & Penny Lowy's "Hand-colored B&W images" are exhibited at Fine art shows in the Phoenix, AZ. area art shows. They participate in the Hidden in the Hills studio art tour show each year as guest artists-photographers. Many of their images are hanging in private collections throughout the A and Canada.
Alan has been a speaker to groups thoughout the USA on Lighting & Posing the Model. Alan was one of three photographers to put on a seminar on lighting & posing techniques at a casino in Nevada based on his techniques in the book " Photographer's guide to Shooting Models & Actor's portfolios" published by Amherst Media publications. Alan has won over 12 awards from "Capture My Arizona" website and his Fall leaves image was chosen for the November image on their 2014 calendar. Alan & Penny are juried members of the Sonoran Art League organization and exhibit in the Hidden in the Hills art studio show each year.

Alan shoots a "limited amount of TFP" Phoenix based female models that are  interested in posing for his weekend photography workshops, models that pose for his workshops are paid and also receive some portfolio images from the seminar. Alan's students come in from all around the USA and Canada to attend his photo workshops.

  Alan currently seeks female figure models that are interested in TFP-CD shoots on a limited basis and to model for his fine art nude figure and glamour photo workshops. Interested local female Phoenix models (ages 18-50) should contact Alan for a test shoot. Models hired to pose for a workshop class are paid a flat rate fee.