I'm sometimes looking for new models to work with, but I'm always looking for that awesome collaborator.

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I'm trying to catch up with my models from '09-10. If you see yourself here, or shot with me, please get in touch. I have copies of everything for you, and a pleasant surprise.

Working with me:
⭐ Updates for Seattle 20 May 2019⭐
I write too many words sometimes ... let's just simplify this.
Lately, I find myself working with models who do their work for a living, which is great. I don't have any reason to do TFP shoots unless with someone who doesn't need the money. So here are the basics:
All shoots are paid, if you need the money. Normally I am going to want a reasonable rate or a discount to that rate, as I will give you (ultimately) as much from the shoot as I possibly can, even though it's a paid shoot.
Expectations for rates: $100/hr or less for nude. Negotiation is possible in both directions. For non nude, let's discuss.
I prefer working with models who I can continue to work with, occasionally, or frequently. If you want to shoot with me every couple of weeks and we have a good rate and working relationship, that's totally doable (till I run out of money or time). That is to say, I am not a photographer who doesn't like to repeat. I like repeats. I like having a solid working relationship with some history and context, and when appropriate a casual friendly relationship with my models.
You will get a copy of as much as I can give you, as soon as possible. You will also eventually get all of the Instax that I shoot to keep for yourself or sell to fans. I've tried to give models a copy of the raw shoot on the spot, but that is going to require you bringing your own laptop and having a fast SD reader available. I absolutely cannot plug someone else's drive or other storage device into my laptop. But eventually you'll get the raw shoot and scans and edits and physical Instax. You may get other things.
I shoot some film. I may shoot all film during a session. I may shoot some digital, some film. I may shoot nearly all digital. It varies. If you have a preference, let me know. Lately it seems that I'm bizarrely good with Instax. I don't know why.
I have lots of film "toys." I'm going to keep having more. :) Quite likely I have more than you've ever been photographed with, and possibly more than you've ever seen.
I'm moving into a new house in June. It's in Bremerton. It's pretty close to ideal for shooting.
As far as generally working with me goes: If you have any concerns, you should be able to find excellent references from local models. I aim to be ultra safe and responsible even if we are doing "adventurous" shoots (e.g. in public spaces). I'm probably more cautious that most of the models who do that type of shooting.
If you don't like the results of a shoot, no worries; we'll figure out how to use it or not use it in a way that is OK with you, and if we work again later, we'll do something else, no harm done, and absolutely no harm done to your reputation. You can say whatever the hell you want about me in public or private, because the people I work with know me and how I work and behave. Me, personally, if I can't say anything nice, I'm not going to say anything, except, privately,  things like "You ought to be on time with her" or "When we shot she did/didn't like X" ...
I'm not crazy about chaperones, and no one has requested one in years and years, but I'll listen to you if you want one, and if it's necessary for your comfort, we can work it out.
I pay up front or on the day of the shoot unless otherwise arranged. If I'm late for a shoot or cancel before you can rebook or just in a way that sucks for you, I'll pay you for the time you expected. It would be nice if we could make up some time later under circumstances extremely convenient to you, but optional. If you cancel on me, please do it before I've driven 4 hours or flown or rented a hotel room or something like that. I'll live with it anyway if you do that, but it's not very nice to your photographer. Otherwise, cancel away; I have plenty to occupy me otherwise.
I'll shoot anything, as long as it has some creative potential, and seems interesting to me and to my model. I mean anything. The crazier suggestions usually come from models.
You'll be free to use everything that I give you for personal use. This includes a license to display for Patreon or similar services, to use for calendars or self-published books, and so on. It does not convey any rights for you to sell, sublicense, widely republish, or redistribute any of my work.
I almost never shoot with a model release. A model release is not necessary for a photographer to publish or exhibit his own work, or to license it directly for use as a representation of the person in the photograph. Sublicensing for commercial purposes is generally impossible without a release. If we wind up shooting things that I think will be useful for stock or other commercial purposes, then we could do a release and discuss additional associated payment. Another possibility is that I may shop something I've already shot and come back to you for a release if I find someone interested in it. It's totally up to you whether you agree to it.
Hope this is helpful.
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