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Balcony Dance by endegor
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Superb example of backlighting or transparent fabric to achieve a backlit affect. I wouldn't be surprised if the model was 5'2" but the...

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I look back on the models I've shot with over the past two years.  One thing that jumps out at me:  I'm still doing a lot of shooting but I'm shooting with the same group of models more often.  My number of shoots is the same but the number of different models I'm shooting with has gone down significantly.  Or to put it another way, while I still will take the time to shoot with a complete beginner or maybe a traveling model who I've heard great things about from friends (shooting with Tillie McReese or Melissa Troutt are both on my photography bucket list), I guess I'm more willing to find someone I love working with and then collaborate with them until they move on.  There is one model in Houston that I've shot with 14 times now.  Another model who just moved to the West Coast and we did our 6th shoot in September (we would have shot more but she took a 2 year hiatus).  Another model who I'll be shooting with next week--that will be our 5th shoot (again, she took a hiatus otherwise we'd have another shoot or two in there).

I don't think I'm that difficult to work with--I actually think I've become a better person.  But I always used to tell models and photographer friends "life is too short to spend it with people you don't like."  And I guess what is happening is that I find models I like not just as models but as people and then keep it going with them.
  • Mood: Affection
  • Listening to: Primavera
  • Reading: Valerie Plame's novel (Blowback)
  • Watching: Just finished the season of "The Bridge" on iTunes
  • Playing: with my dog
  • Eating: Beef soup
  • Drinking: Bottled water
Nr-1 by afplcc
Nr-1
Nadya  from Houston.  Fantastic model.  First half of the shoot was on a beach and in the water, second half we went indoors.  Great results in both locales.  Amazing person.
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Prison Beauty-1 by afplcc
Prison Beauty-1
Shot at the old Lorton Reformatory with model "strangemutantflowers" who did a terrific job.
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Vantage Point-1 by afplcc
Vantage Point-1
Le Petite Charlie from our most recent shoot.  She's a superb climber so rocks like this are easy.  Lots of fun for both of us and many great results.
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Ed
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I look back on the models I've shot with over the past two years.  One thing that jumps out at me:  I'm still doing a lot of shooting but I'm shooting with the same group of models more often.  My number of shoots is the same but the number of different models I'm shooting with has gone down significantly.  Or to put it another way, while I still will take the time to shoot with a complete beginner or maybe a traveling model who I've heard great things about from friends (shooting with Tillie McReese or Melissa Troutt are both on my photography bucket list), I guess I'm more willing to find someone I love working with and then collaborate with them until they move on.  There is one model in Houston that I've shot with 14 times now.  Another model who just moved to the West Coast and we did our 6th shoot in September (we would have shot more but she took a 2 year hiatus).  Another model who I'll be shooting with next week--that will be our 5th shoot (again, she took a hiatus otherwise we'd have another shoot or two in there).

I don't think I'm that difficult to work with--I actually think I've become a better person.  But I always used to tell models and photographer friends "life is too short to spend it with people you don't like."  And I guess what is happening is that I find models I like not just as models but as people and then keep it going with them.
  • Mood: Affection
  • Listening to: Primavera
  • Reading: Valerie Plame's novel (Blowback)
  • Watching: Just finished the season of "The Bridge" on iTunes
  • Playing: with my dog
  • Eating: Beef soup
  • Drinking: Bottled water

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:iconjaypred:
JayPred Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Great gallery.
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afplcc Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
Thanks!
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modelshooter Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
A very belated thank you for the +favs. Ashamed 
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afplcc Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
Denada!
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ancient-warrior Featured By Owner May 30, 2014

Happy Birthday !


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All the best for you !

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afplcc Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
Thanks!
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Yanni26 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
happy birthday
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afplcc Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
Thanks!
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plnstgfx Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday!
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afplcc Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014
Thank you!
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