Another Blog on Models :)

posted on 21st of april, 2008

We seem to do fairly well with the various friends that model with us. But we are starting to come to a very interesting discovery... The models that seem to sell best for us are US...

I've always liked having my pictures taken, so it's a given for me to be in front of the camera. But Robert, like most photographers, was TOTALLY CONVINCED that he had a face for radio :) But then, after a week of rejected images and really slow sales, we became inspired to do something a little different.
We started with this series, Hard Life. Robert is normally clean shaven and bald, but with winter upon us, he grew out his hair. He made the perfect character for what we were trying to portray. About two hours into the shoot, we decided to take a break. I went back to keywording images and he took a shower. I about fell out of my chair when he yelled from the bathroom, "Honey, I have an idea!" and came out completely bald. We quickly searched out images on several sites to see if we were beating a dead horse, and came up pretty clean, so we went for it. What came next was the Twisted series. It's very dramatic, and he's built for that kind of tension images :)
The question remains, why do images of the 2 of us outsell all the other images of our other models across the board? Maybe because when we are shooting us, we're working concepts, and we work it until we're happy with it, that's my only guess.
We're still working with models, we've got someone scheduled for tomorrow, in fact :)

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Posted by P-squared on April 22, 2008
Ahhh, now I know who has those beautiful eyes!

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Photo credits: Robert Gebbie.

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I have been an artist as long as I can remember, drawing, sketching, and painting. When I was in high school, my father purchased a 35mm camera. He did not know how to use it, so when I came home, he asked if the school had a photography class I could take, so I could teach him to shoot. It did have a class, I took it, and I found a whole new world I could create in. I prefer a controlled studio to the outdoors. Fine Art Nude work is a particular passion, and I hope to eventually publish a “coffee table” book of my work. I have shot a little bit of just about everything in my 20+ year... [Read more]

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