Gladiators and Goddesses

Gladiators and Goddesses shoot at Mandyland in preparation for the upcoming Mystics Ball – No Place Like Rome.

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How to Meet Women and Have People Adore You: Part 2

Welcome back! It’s time for another episode of things that bug the hell out of James! In part one, I discussed a bit on how photographers should conduct themselves when working with models.  Remember kids, only YOU can prevent Creepers! In part two (or part the second if you’re feeling whimsical), I want to talk to the models from a photographer’s viewpoint. Read more

How to Meet Women and Have People Adore You: Part 1

They say the title is one of the most important aspects of an essay; it has to be concise and draw in your target audience.  Intending to impart a bit of wisdom to those new to photography or new to working in portraiture, I’m hoping my title has the required effect.  With this also being my first blog entry on the spectacular, still-in-the-works website I hope you either enjoy it or hate it so much you have to share your outrage with others (thereby still giving me page hits).  I have noticed a trend over the past half-decade in regards to how photographers behave towards models and vice versa, and I think the start of a new year is the perfect time to take stock and gain some insight.  This will be a two-part series, and both parts should be educational for both models and photographers. Read more