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About Me

Oct. 23/24: Quick trip to New York City!!! First time in years. Open to trade.
Winter 2021: Experimental VR series.

I love making art with people.

I've been shooting non-erotic figurative nudes for around 15 years, and I really enjoy the process of working with creative models on new ways to express the beauty, dignity, and diversity of the human form.

Underwater season is complete! This winter, I'll be working on some experimental 3D virtual reality artwork. I'm mostly planning to work with models I've already worked with before, but I'm open to others.

🤝 I'm limited to trade.
🖼️ My site has a LOT more work to see!
🧳 We can host traveling models in our AirBnB (ask for a link, it's super cute!)
📱 I'm easiest to contact on Instagram or via text. (@richardtallent), Signal (409-781-3128), or text (same).
🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏼 I work with models of all shapes, sizes, ethnicities, genders, etc.
📚 Published internationally (in print), if that matters (it shouldn't).
💉 Vaccinated.

(I'm just an artist -- I don't shoot glamour, erotic, fashion, etc. However, I'm happy to trade some additional shoot time for whatever you need -- some crazy idea you want to try, content for a fan site, etc.)

If you're not near Texas and would like me to keep you in mind if I'm in your area, please do get in touch!

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"Very thorough in instruction pre-shoot, professional while also personable. His ideas are incredible, and his vision is beautiful. I definitely recommend working with him if you have the opportunity!" Read less

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"Did my first underwater shoot with Richard! I was such a challenge, but was so worth it! Would love to work with him again on other concepts and ideas!" Read less

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"Inspiring. Gave super detailed instructions for what he wanted, but we also shot some of what I wanted. It is so rare a photographer actually listens to my input, and this meant the world to me! We got a shot I have been trying to get for a very long time, and the entire experience was just lovely. I can't recommend Richard enough!" Read less

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"Richard was one of my very first photographers I shot nude imagery with many years ago, and those photos still are among my favorites. Amazing photographer :)" Read less

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"Wonderful photographer, gracious host, all around nice guy! =]" Read less

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"Wonderful to work with and we've made some great art! Whenever I'm in the area and have time for TF, I know he's worth it!" Read less

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Credit Notes

• Solo show, High Street Gallery, 2017
• Honorable Mention, BAL Portrait, Nude, and 3D Exhibition, May 2016.
• Juried show selection, TASIMJAE, April 2015.
• Group show, Contagious Collaborations, November 2014.
• Focus Exposures magazine, issue 4 (cover).
• President/Chairman, Beaumont Art League, 2012-2014.
• Juried show selection, TASIMJAE, April 2014.
• Focus Exposures Collector's Edition, November 2013 (cover).
• Solo show, Displacement of the Soul, BAL, September 2013.
• Interview, KVLU, September 2013.
• Cat5 Magazine, September 2013.
• The Issue, September 2013.
• Salon-hung solo show, Burns Antik Haus, April-October 2013.
• Juried show selection, TASIMJAE, April 2013.
• Group exhibition, Artopia, January 2013.
• Focus Exposures Collector's Edition, January 2013 (portfolio and original cover).
• Best in Show, BAL Membership Show, October 2012.
• Juried show selection, Seattle Erotic Art Festival 2012.
Interview, Houston Press, "100 Creatives" series, February 3, 2012.
• First Place, BAL Membership Show, October 2011.
• Focus Nude issue, July/August 2011.
• Carrie Leigh Nude, Fall 2009.
• Placed at various juried shows and exhibitions.
• Solo show, Funkcją Wnętrza Osoby, 2010.
Cover story, The Issue, October 2010
Interview, University Press (Lamar University), September 30, 2010
• Interview, KVLU, September 2010
• Interview, The Examiner, September 23, 2010
Interview, Photographer & Model Podcast, Episode 20, October 2009
Interview, New York Times, September 18, 2008