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Sep 05, 2010

About Me



Primarily working on a number of personal projects, adding to my extensive stock image library and handling occasional select assignments.

Some of the projects that I'm particularly interested in working on at this point include:

* a series of Underwater shoots, so I'm looking for models with access to private heated pools,
* a Body-as-a-Canvas series, so I'm looking for models who have a location available to be body painted and want to give it a try,
* a Beach/Bikini series, and
* an Urban Vision series, so I'm looking for models with access to a loft, rooftop or other high-rise settings with dynamic urban views.

Always looking for MUSES for artistic inspiration and collaborative creation. I'm generally pretty good at coming up with the models that I need on a Trade basis, so I don't do a lot of hiring, but I do do some paid shoots. particularly with models who have appropriate locations available.

I'm primarily looking for female models in ages ranging from late teens to mid 20's. Models should be on the slender side with weight proportional to height (ex: 5'2" +/- 103#, or 5'8" +/- 119#, sizes 0>3). Experience isn't all that important, (I've taught modeling and photography, so I'm pretty good at coming up with the shots I need, even from inexperience models) but a positive, collaborative, attitude and dependability are.


* I want shoots to go easy and have fun doing them. No drama, no divas. (Read some of the comments that models have left me to get an idea of how my shoots go.)
* For most paid shoots and some project-oriented trade-offs I have a preshoot meeting to make sure we're on the same page and that things will work out as planned. I've found that those meetings make a significant difference in the final results. Meetings are held either at the location of the shoot, if it's a specialty session such as an underwater shoot, or at a local Starbucks/McDs.

I DON'T...

... schedule models that have another shoot scheduled the same day, either before or after (has never worked out well).
...generally work with traveling models. (Since most traveling models don't have time for preshoot meetings and regularly have more than one shoot scheduled per day.)
...generally work with models that have flexible work schedules. (I understand that a regular job has to take priority, but models with flexible work schedules tend to cancel frequently and repeatedly). with models who want to bring an escort, boyfriend or significant other. (I have no problem if you want to bring a girl friend, or even your Mom, if she's cool. But escorts and significant others are often too impatient and sometimes too controlling.)


Older... Semi-retired... Used to shoot fashion/runway (don't anymore). My background is primarily editorial, contributing to national consumer magazines, trade publications and daily newspapers. I've also done a considerable amount of work for corporate publications. I was a frequent contributor to major photo magazines, inflight magazines and travel publications. I've written several books on photography, but that was a long time ago. I've traveled extensively to almost all the states in the U.S. as well as over 40 countries..



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"Had a fun collab with REO photos! He brought his underwater camera and took some photos. They came out really cool would love to do this pool shoot again" Read less

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"Worked with ron in las vegas and he was great! he kept a smile on my face the whole time, he has great pointers for new models." Read less

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"Ron is extraordinary! Such a nice man, and I feel like my pictures got even better from our first shoot — I didn’t even think this was possible! Professional yet friendly; I’m looking forward to our next shoot!" Read less

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"Great Photographer, and I loved the photos that came out. He is professional and experienced, would definitely work with him again." Read less

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Aim model · Model

Tanks for the tag. lets trade references?

Nika_Retouch · Retoucher

Hello. My name is Veronika, I'm from Ukraine.
You have wonderful work.

I would like to offer you a long-term cooperation, if you are interested, please contact me for more questions.

I will be glad to cooperate.

Contact me if you need a retoucher
[email protected]

Lara · Model

Love your port! Would love to Collaborate :)

PrincessLeah818 · Model

Hi I’m Leah I will be visiting my friend in Vegas the second weekend in august. I was looking for a photographer to shoot with when I visit!

Aim model · Model

Hey, I'm interested to come to America in future but at the moment while traveling is still difficult, I am offering remote shoots afternoons on Wednesdays or Mondays Melbourne time until March 8th. I'm currently working with another photographer to do these shoots but I hope in future to get my own gear and do more on location remote shoots. I have a CBD apartment with a rooftop balcony, large natural light windows, a range of backdrops, props & can use the buildings facilities of a gym, spa, pool & sauna. My rates for remote shoots would be less than what I charge for in person shoots. Let me know how many hours you would like me to quote you for and if you like to pay by PayPal or a bank transfer to my UK bank or AUS bank. We would tether the camera to the laptop and screen share so you can control the settings/shots & we could chat over FaceTime or WhatsApp during the shoot.

The gear we have is a Sony full frame camera with a range of lenses available; 50mmf1.8, 85mmf1.4gm, 17-28f2.8, 28-75f2.8, 105f1.4gm, 70-200f2.8gm

Would love to know what style you would like to shoot & when. Hope to hear from you soon! All the best, kind regards.

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