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United Kingdom, England, North Yorkshire

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Added by JuicyJ2013 - 9 July 2013
I had a great shoot with Paul in Selby :) Very professional and fun to work with :)
Added by Megsleigh - 4 March 2013
I had a brilliant shoot with Paul! He is extremely professional with a passion for photography and equipment. Paul works very hard to get you the best image's and has a great studio set up.I LOVE HIS ZEBRA CHAIR PROP! Qriginal with a real twist for ultra glam shoots! I look forward to working together again really soon xx
Added by StephanieKnight - 15 Feb 2013
had a FANTASTIC shoot with paul! loved every min of it! he made me feel at ease straight away and hes a fab photographer! i would definatly recomend! steph x
Added by mizbounci - 13 Jan 2013
Great outdoor shoot with Paul today, we had a lot of fun and looks like we got some really good pictures. Cant wait to see them. Paul gimme a shout anytime u wanna shoot again ;-)
Added by RaphaellaLily - 20 Dec 2012
What can I say about Paul!... I love Paul I think he's awesome!!... I had a shoot at his studio and he picked me up with a big grin!... Hes so friendly, chatty and we got on like a house on fire!... He made me feel very comfortable and he was always checking I was happy :) He's a great photographer and we had some fun shooting for NUTs :) I can't wait to work with Paul again! and would recommend him in a heart beat!! :)... He is very professional but also just an awesome person to chat and work with! Thanks again!! Elle X
Added by simone123 - 18 Dec 2012
Paul is an amazing guy to work with love that we have the same ideas for future projects that i hope we will do one thing for sure i could not stop laughing which is one element i seek from a tog to make me laugh and not be nervous i felt comfortable with him straight away and he engaged me with great poses and body posture which i sometimes forget to do :P he helped me pose in styles that suit me :) ! what a lovely man i highly suggest him to any model and i hope to see him again soon :) thank you so much love simone xxx
Added by jacki_c - 17 Dec 2012
Paul is a really funny chap who will automatically put you at ease. He has some great idea's and puts them into practice. My first shoot for a while with a new tog and im feeling confident as ever. Thanks paul. Highly recommended :)
Added by bigP - 19 Nov 2012
Paul was fab from the start kept in contact throughout, on time and prepared, knew exactly what he was doing and what he wanted, I felt comfortable with him the minute he turned up, he was very respectful and great to be around, best shoot ever, gave great instruction to a newbie like me and made me feel good about myself, I appreciate he travelled and would love to work with again, recommend to anyone he is super
Added by Donnybabe11 - 6 Jan 2013
Had another shoot with Paul today and was great :D very talkative had some great ideas, great at advising on posing etc as models will know we cant always see what we look like from the other side. 100% recommended and cant wait to see some images :D Danielle
Added by charmile - 1 Nov 2012
I have just had an amazing shoot with paul! Fun and easy to get along with :) very profesional .. highly recommend to all you talented models out there.. cant wait to arrange our next shoot! x
Added by MissPlastik - 14 April 2014
I've lost count of how many times me and Paul have worked together but I enjoy every shoot that we do! A top photographer that I feel lucky to work with as often as we do as he isn't just talented at photography but is kind, funny and a true gent. I'm sure you will see me again very soon Paul! :)
Added by Ceriseglittrderriere - 1 Oct 2012
I worked with Paul today at my home on a last minute three hour shoot. Pre shoot communication was great. The shoot itself went really fast and I enjoyed every minute. Paul is fun and down to earth however very professional. I would highly recommend him to any model. Thanks Paul xxx
Added by Sineadbear_xo - 27 Sep 2012
Well had a shoot with paul on the thursday, was abit of a hassle on my part but managed to contact paul the night before the shoot, had such a lovely shoot with paul fun and relaxed lovely guy easy to talk to even though the coach was late leaving us with little time to shoot we got a few good images and would love to work with him again with abit more time to do more talking and shooting :) x
Added by cutegirl - 12 Aug 2013
had my 3rd shoot with Paul at his studio, like iv said be for a pleasure to work with and very professional. Sure there'll be future shoots, We got some amazing images can't wait to see them
Added by blackbeauty19 - 12 Sep 2012
Had an amazing shoot with paul today, would definatly recommend him to anyone he is a fab photographer.He is easy to get along with and give's great guidence with poses. Thankyou so much,looking forward to shooting with you again :) x
Added by xjowhilex - 31 Aug 2012
Would recommend Paul to anyone. Great photographer and knows what he wants out of a photo! Gives good direction and is fun to work with :)
Added by Kasia - 30 Aug 2012
I had a pleasure work with Paul, hes grat lad , and brilient photographer, he was so nice 2 me. lookafter me very well, ta;lk 2 me a lot, we had a lovely time and platy of fun, i would recommended him 2 any model. hope cu again!!! xxxxxxxxxxx
Added by Michelle_B - 6 Aug 2012
First shoot with Paul today, lovely guy, great to chat to, and very professional photographer. Welcome to shoot me anytime :) x
Added by michellecuniffe - 5 Aug 2012
I had a brilliant shoot with Paul yesterday. An excellent photographer who worked really well during the shoot. Well prepared and good communication and made my shoot fun. Thank you!
Added by VictoriaClaire - 27 July 2012
Had the pleasure of meeting Paul this afternoon at a shoot at my home. He is a genuine nice guy who is down to earth very chatty and a great sense of humor. The shoot went really fast but we got some fantastic pics he is very polite and good at giving direction. Excellent pre comms and would highly recommend him to anyone. Look forward to work with him again and also seeing the pics. Thankyou xxx
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United Kingdom, England, North Yorkshire
Photographer
Last Login:
7 May 2018
Date Joined:
8 Nov 2010
Last Updated:
9 Oct 2014
Levels:
Up to nude
Experience:
Experienced
Will Accept:
Paid work or TFP/CD
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Swimwear
Lingerie
Glamour
Nude
Topless
Yo, here’s the blurb about me .... I OFFER PAID WORK! Yep, that’s right .... I’m perfectly happy to pay female models for shoots :) BUT, here’s the catch, well it’s not so much a catch as a requirement – you have to be good at modelling. You know, - have talent, confidence, comfortable in front of the lens, a little bit of previous experience and, be able to deliver some kick-ass poses - that type of stuff.

Also, intelligence, clear communication & good organisational skills are a massive bonus too, i’m not intimidated by models who have brains as well as beauty. It’s also nice to get on with people, so chatty, friendly, down-to-earth with a nice personality is just fine with me too :)

Previously, i’ve had the absolute pleasure & delight of working with the most amazing models. Shooting with them has been awesome & I would more than welcome the chance to work with them again. I’m also happy to meet some new faces too, but please appreciate I’ve photographed some really talented ladies – I’m now at the stage where I’m looking for models with real ability only!

I’m based in Yorkshire. Obviously, I’m happy to travel to you but this is limited to Yorkshire & surrounding areas, so that’s the north east, north west & midlands. Please don’t ask to shoot if you’re further away than this, I’m not prepared to travel that far, nor will I cover your travel expenses.

I don’t currently have anywhere to shoot from, so we probably have 3 main options:

OUTDOOR SHOOT – Well, I guess that makes the world our studio, but in truth, I’m not a massive fan. I mean, what if it’s bloody raining?

HOME SHOOT – Shooting from a model’s home is probably the most practical solution. You don’t have to live in a stately home, but that would be nice (joke). But at least needs to be nice & tidy - ever seen photos from a home shoot where the model is surrounded by clutter, uggggh, don’t they just look awful?

STUDIO SHOOT – For the right model I am actually happy to book a studio. However, this will only be an option for models that I know are reliable. Over the last 3 years I’ve had enough last minute ‘Can’t come. I’m ill’ text messages to know that for some models turning up is an optional extra. Please don’t let me book somewhere & then cancel on me.

I’m a hobbyist photographer. Occasionally, I may ask for a signed full model release, but I’ll always specify this in the casting or pre-shoot comms. Most shoots are entirely for my own enjoyment.

I prefer to work in a relaxed & friendly environment. I know models are human beings with feelings & therefore I won’t treat you like a piece of meat. I won’t continuously bark orders at you. I won’t start to make sleazy & suggestive comments because watching you pose has made me feel all horny.

While shooting, if you’re looking amazing & posing your little heart out, i may well pay you a million complements – that’s just my way. Also, my sense of humour does occasionally involve the odd wind-up or gently teasing you – please don’t take me seriously or you may end up wanting to break my nose.

I have given paid work to models who are shy, nervous, talentless and, in one case, completely f**king useless & it’s a pretty empty feeling knowing you’ve paid someone who doesn’t deliver the goods. After all, if you want paid modelling work you should actually be able to model – that’s only fair, right?

I’m very reluctant to give paid work to newbie models – you’re probably wasting your time in asking. Although some models are blessed with natural talent, the best models I’ve worked with treat this as their career & have taken time to develop their abilities, confidence, poses & portfolios – and this is VERY evident in the end product they deliver. If you are a beginner (who is serious about modelling) I strongly suggest working TF rather than risk disappointing your photographers by getting paid & giving sub-standard results (just my two cents on the matter).

I’ve discovered that jealous, possessive or unsupportive boyfriends make the worst chaperones. If you’re the proud owner of one of these, then I’m afraid he isn’t invited to our photo shoot.

In all seriousness though, I do appreciate you have the right to be safe & may need a driver / chaperone to accompany you to the shoot - that’s fine. But please don’t dress it up that he’s your helper / your assistant / your inspiration & that he MUST sit in on the shoot – that’s not fine – for any other job you wouldn’t take someone to work, would you? If you’re not comfortable being alone with me during a shoot, please don’t accept the booking.

Pleeeease, only message me if you’re suitable! I do occasionally block models who contact me for shoots, why? Here’s the reason. Time & time again models have responded to my castings and tried to change the criteria specified to suit themselves & this really boils my piss. Sorry, but if you cannot match my requirements I will not offer you a booking.

I no longer offer second chances! I’ve learnt the hard way that there are lots of ‘models’ who are just utter time wasters. If you cancel, no-show or significantly waste my time during pre-shoot comms then I will no longer have any more interest in ever offering you work. Sorry, but it’s just happened too many times previously, giving a 2nd chance has only resulted in a 2nd cancellation :(

So, would you like to shoot with me? Remember - you need to be drop dead gawjus, have an absolutely smokin’ body, be uber confident while completely butt naked, and, in general, be God’s gift to modelling. You need to work your ass off getting me some awesome piccys & I demand perfection. Apart from all that please feel free to get in touch. You might just persuade me to give you a booking :)


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Had a small studio for 3 years. Published in Nuts, Zoo & The Sun newspaper (online).

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