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Mike DeSouza

Mike DeSouza

Website: http://www.silverdale-photography.co.uk/
Username:silverdale1971
Status:Off-line
ID Number:120771
Member type:Photographer
City:Llanelli
Region:West Glamorgan
Country:United Kingdom
Status:Amateur
Level:Experienced
Work Preference:Fitness Model
Stock Photo
Fashion
Runway
Print Magazine
Swimwear
Lingerie
Glamour
Hair
Date Joined:05 July 2007
Last Updated:15 December 2009
Last Login:14 May 2015
 
Experience:
I have over the last 18 months been building my portfolio with a mixture of experienced and beginner models. I had mainly been working in the studio until the last few months as circumstances and the weather have dictated so. I have now started to do location work again and weather permitting will continue this through the summer.

I am now a resident photographer at the Met Studios in Llanelli www.themetstudios.com which is owned by full-time, professional photographer Josh Lowes. We both have our own styles and strengths and are looking to exchange ideas as well as working and collaborating together.

For portfolio shoots I charge a fee which is on a quote basis as there are different levels of services in regards to such things as number of prints received, length of shoot (to include outfit changes) and whether a model wishes for a MUA to be present.

I do and will shoot TFCD but you must have a good figure (6-12) and skin. Looks are subjective so for me to say you must be good looking is not really something I say.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about either my work or the work of the studio.

 
Comments:
I am currently looking to do some more fashion work as well as glamour and lingerie. I am looking to take my glamour work down the road of 50s movie star glamour. This does not have to be lingerie based but can be fashion or swimwear.

I have mainly shot female models but would really be interested in shooting male models. This will include a lot of strong lighting and will be mainly fashion and casual based although I would also like to do some sport based portraits as well.

Please feel free to contact me at info@silverdale-photography.co.uk or via Purestorm

*************Portfolio Shoots********************

For portfolios my rates are varied depending on locations required, length of shoot, travel, MUA?, output format etc so get in contact and we can discuss your requirements and I will give you a quote for your portfolio.


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Mobile number: 07966498131

Mike

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xxYasminexx recommends silverdale1971
Added by xxYasminexx on 03 May 2010, shoot arranged for May 2010

I had a shoot with Mike yesterday. It was my first shoot arranged through purestorm and my first lingerie shoot ever so i was a bit nervous but he made me feel really comfortable. He was really freindly but proffesional at the same time and we got some amzing photos. Thanks Mike :) xx
MissJosephine recommends silverdale1971
Added by MissJosephine on 28 May 2009, shoot arranged for May 2009

had a bridal/couples shoot on location with mike today and it went really well, had some awesome shots and mike was a great guy to meet, very laid back and friendly very professional and even bought myself and kyle (the male model who also worked this shoot) lunch afterwards... mmm thanks mike!!! great to work with definately recommend and would definately work with him again!!! :)
AnabelMaynard recommends silverdale1971
Added by AnabelMaynard on 13 May 2009, shoot arranged for May 2009

I had a shoot with Mike on Monday 11th of May.
Before hand we had lots of contact and discussed a theme and what clothes I should bring.
When I arrived to the studio he made an effort to get to know me and make me feel comfortable, we discussed the order of outfits and then started shooting.
Throughout the shoot he was funny, friendly and enthusiastic, then after the shoot we discussed other shoot possibilities and had a general chat.

I would reccomend anyone to shoot with Mike.
Thank you
goldiebrunette recommends silverdale1971
Added by goldiebrunette on 28 April 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

wow...Mike is a TOP photographer full of imagination,he knows what he wants and what i want and the pics are absolutely fabulous, very attentive to detail, the most outgoing simpatic person ive met so far and made me feel completely at ease and most importantly sexy. Time flew without noticing,music playing in the background etc.
thanks...
s19_sxy recommends silverdale1971
Added by s19_sxy on 25 February 2009, shoot arranged for January 2009

Mike is a great photographer and had loads of good ideas, As it was my 1st shoot i was very nervous but Mike made me feel so comfortable and relaxed we had a great time. I can't wait to do another shoot with him and would reccomend him to anyone. Thanks Mike for all your time and support x
Glamour
Mike DeSouza
Added: 04 May 2009
Title: Sarah Jayne
Copyright: Mike DeSouza 2009
Model(s): s19_sxy
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Portraiture
Mike DeSouza
Added: 01 June 2009
Copyright: © Mike DeSouza 2009
Model(s): AnabelMaynard
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Casual
Mike DeSouza
Added: 07 May 2009
Title: Nadia
Copyright: Mike DeSouza 2009
Model(s): goldiebrunette
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