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Model Mayhem #:
314829
Last Activity:
Jan 20, 2022
Experience:
Experienced
Compensation:
Depends on Assignment
Joined:
Jan 14, 2007

Lists (6)

Amazing Dance

4 Photos

Dreams and Moods

3 Photos

Human Form

3 Photos

Portraits and Beauty

2 Photos

Powerful Images

1 Photos

What an Idea!

2 Photos
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About Me

Hi, I'm Thom. My dad gave me an interest in photography as a young kid, and I've been seriously shooting since 2003. I'm in my 50s and want to create some cool emotive art.

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area now. (East Bay/Concord)

Getting back into serious photography after some personal life challenges.

Let's make some art!
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COVID INFO: I am fully vaccinated, and will only work with vaccinated models, MUAs, stylists. Thanks.

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I want to make some Art with other creative spirits. I'm drawn to quiet moments, moments between, suspended anticipation, timelessness, mindful quietude, dream states, dance. I think the human form is lovely.  I also love capturing poetic images, a quiet romanticism.

I am doing four series:

1. Human Form in Motion and Position: dancers, yoga practitioners, gymnasts, fire twirlers, aerialists, etc.  In classic leotards or minimal simple clothing or draping, looking eternal.  The human form, exerting or at rest, as Art.

2. Pictorialist / Vintage Fine Art Nudes, previously for my late wife's mixed-media project.  Kinda quaint and old-timey. She took the prints and applied paint and gesso, made a cool, dimensional artwork.  May work on those techniques myself going forward to honor her. I have a replica Petzval lens that might work well for this.

They would be similar in style to these, with draping if needed to adjust the photo to your comfort level:
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4080/4798827719_902d367e9d.jpg
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4135/4799463170_d70e2961d5.jpg
(I will respect your modesty requests in the release and all final images as well. That said, you have the same stuff as 50% of the people on the planet, so it's not that big a deal!)

3. Moody, poetic romanticism, pictorialism, as evidenced in my port and on this photographer's site:
http://danielmurtagh.com/black-and-white/

4. Light painting. The subject is in darkness, and I paint light upon them with flashlights, LEDs, etc, and the background to make a magical image. To see some examples:
http://500photographers.blogspot.com/2010/09/photographer-112-emil-schildt.html

I also want to shoot Polaroids, medium format film, and try my vintage Kodak A1 that looks like this: https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/camerapedia/images/c/c4/IMG_9111sg.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/238?cb=20140430033914

Okay, now let's make some Art!

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Credit Notes

PUBLISHED PHOTOS (* is multiple):
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Ain't It Cool News
Cover, Game Sauce Magazine
Igromania
Brigitte (German woman's mag)
IndieCade Magazine, France
Austin Chronicle
Venture Beat
PC Games magazine
Game Developer Magazine
Game Informer
Computer Gaming World
http://www.1up.com
http://www.zoeflower.com
SHMAP Austin Guide
Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel) and Michelle Valles' wall
Girl Guitar Austin Calendar: Cover Girl (band), Patty Sughrue
Make Sense of Your World Magazine
Le Journal du Net (France)
[email protected] Magazine (Cover image and article pics)
Austin Woman Magazine, June 2010
PlayFirst
Past Pixels
WorldsInMotion
Develop Magazine**
Games.com
Gamasutra**
Thirteen 1
Inside Social Apps

San Francisco area Models:
Nitrof #2286881
Kelsey Fitzgerald #2124315
Elly Diamond #

Austin area Models worked with:
Jonathan Itchon (from OMP # 317771)
Stephanie H MM #156248
Jessa of Austin MM #549137
Rebekah MM #381216
Cara MM #103817
Natalie MM #454871
Zion Francis of Agence Talent
Carole Faye MM #528430
Michele Cristina MM #496680
Ruby Rocket MM  #146693
Giovanna Daniella MM #671932
Esther Field MM #705389
Kate Muze MM #718663
Cameron Jordan MM #703042
Stephanie M  MM#
Merry K. Roberts  MM#
Karin Gustafsson  MM#
Diane L
Angela
Sarah Wendtlandt  MM #635136
Tina
Chango
Jennifer
Cayenne
Misty
Chenin
Mark & Helen
Aarial
Sky
Vanessa/Chika
Carol
Chris
Kristy
Zoya  MM#
Lina  MM#
Aleta
Miss Red #228094
Mandy
Mary
Kristen
Patty
Ashley C
RobinRobinRobin  MM#
Margarita Odintsova  MM#
Jennifer&Trevor
JessieB
Katy
Jessica
Silvana  MM#
Megan M MM#
Britni F MM#
Aspen MM#
Bridget O MM#
Lena R MM# 1335371
Jenn W
Erika M  MM#
KDH Dance Company
Tim Padraic Sullivan  MM#
Chrystal/Woody
Kate Wade MM#
Karen
Brenda
John
Ian
JohnS
Sande
Kim
Anne
Brittany
CarolynS
Sarah C
Chrystal
Woody
Tyler
Nahil
Model 8

San Diego Models worked with:
Heather
Jenni
Victoria
Dora
Sheri
Amber
Jill
Dre

Dallas Models worked with:
Maria
Sandi
Graison
Tonya
Amy

Vancouver Model worked with:
Zoe Flower (television personality)


Gigs:
San Diego: FireTribe fire twirling performance
San Diego: Midway employee photography
Austin: Texas Culinary Academy Culinary Olympics
          Long Center Grand Re-opening
          StrataTX 3rd Anniversary
          SXSWi IGDA Party
          SXSW Photowalk
Dallas: Wedding and various portraiture gigs