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Username: Lenz ID: 144050 Name: Creative Pursuits (Lenz)
Creative Pursuits (Lenz)
Country: United Kingdom
Region: Essex
City: Southend
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EmLoo7 recommends Lenz
Added by EmLoo7 on 10 May 2016, shoot arranged for May 2016

Had a great time at my shoot with Lenz. He made me feel very comfortable, especially as it was the first time in years that I've had a shoot. Got some fab pics, and the bacon sarnies are legendary! Great guy, made me laugh lots!
SymoneE recommends Lenz
Added by SymoneE on 16 April 2016, shoot arranged for April 2016

Well what a shoot, great fun from start to finish.

Stephen really is a true gent. Communication from the first message to the shoot day was second to none.

When i arrived he was so welcoming and made sure i was well looked after. Mug of builders tea and a bacon sandwich and great conversation. Smile

Through out the shoot i felt completely relaxed and made to feel very welcome. We managed to get some great shots and different ideas.

On this shoot i had the pleasure of working with Grace Ellen, she was so much fun as a partner in crime, but Stephen coped with us both Smile

Look forward to coming to visit you again soon for another shoot.

Sym xx
alambert recommends Lenz
Added by alambert on 08 January 2016, shoot arranged for January 2015

Our shoot was on January 6th, 2016.

Stephen is lovely to work with, professional but instantly felt comfortable and at ease. Loved the conversation, very interesting and accomplished man!
So happy with the photos, and sent them over so quickly which was great as was itching to see them after the shoot.
Also very respectful of levels, Would highly recommend to all. :)
X_Grace_X recommends Lenz
Added by X_Grace_X on 04 November 2015, shoot arranged for November 2015

Had another fantastic shoot with Stephen on Saturday. We were able to create many different images with the help of his creative flair at photography. Can't wait to shoot again! Xx
MaryJRose recommends Lenz
Added by MaryJRose on 24 June 2014, shoot arranged for June 2014

Had a fantastic shoot with Stephen yesterday, shooting and creating images on the beautiful sunny beach and around the stunning area of Arundel in West Sussex. On arrival he was very welcoming with lots of interesting stories to tell from his past life, which kept me intrigued all day long. He was respectful, friendly, polite and helpful with advice. The images that we created together were truly amazing. Communication beforehand was fantastic! Thank you once again and for a great day out. Highly recommend.
Laila19 recommends Lenz
Added by Laila19 on 10 April 2014, shoot arranged for April 2014

Stephen is a very friendly man and he made me feel at home at his house with great conversation and treated me very well with a lot of respect. His bacon sandwiches are the best you'll have! The outcome of the shoot was even better than what I wanted as the photographs are professional and his use of natural lighting makes his photography unique, classy and brings out the best in the model. I will continue to work with him for many future shoots and I strongly recommend him to other models.
AliBoughton recommends Lenz
Added by AliBoughton on 16 March 2014, shoot arranged for March 2014

'Lenz' was a very pleasant man indeed and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute working with and talking to him!
Thinking I would probably only work with him as a one-off because of the distance, after meeting him and seeing some of the images from our shoot I will definitely be working with him again.
A very interesting, down to earth fellow with some amazing stories and experiences from his life, already! Highly recommend him to every model wanting great shots and a good day out with someone new.
Thank you so much!! :)
EleanorSupersonic recommends Lenz
Added by EleanorSupersonic on 02 January 2014, shoot arranged for January 2013

Had an enjoyable shoot with Stephen yesterday. He was friendly and allowed me to pose freely, but also gave direction when necessary. He also made sure that I was never hungry haha! Would recommend.
LaurenOttewell recommends Lenz
Added by LaurenOttewell on 28 October 2013, shoot arranged for February 2011

Taken me a while to get this comment up due to having a break from the modelling, but i must write a comment about my experience with this man.

The communication before the shoot was great, we shared ideas and Stephen was very friendly and helpful.

On arrival he was a polite, gentle guy and very welcoming. We spent an entire day shooting until it got late. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Stephen, he is a very interesting person and kept me chatting all day long. The pictures we created were magical and i still use them for my dance portfolio to this day.

SO Stephen, i am so sorry this comment is late, but thank you once again for the wonderful photoshoot. 100% recommend!!
JessicaHenderson recommends Lenz
Added by JessicaHenderson on 28 August 2013, shoot arranged for August 2013

Steve (Lenz) is a lovely man and still continues to be one of my favourite photographers to work with. He always has a very open mind to each of his shoots and is always has a very creative vision which I find most interesting. Overall we always manage to create something different in each of our shoots to an excellent standard of work

Added by JessicaHenderson on 18 April 2013, shoot arranged for April 2013
Had another great shoot with Lenz the other day!! He cooked us a lovely breakfast and dinner as we worked over a several hour period.. The images were incredible and he really brought out my dramatic side! I had really been looking forward to working with Lenz again and luckily the shoot lived up to my expectation.. We were both really happy with the images and think we created something really rare!! Not to mention we both had great fun as Lenz is such a lovely guy. Overall I am really pleased with how the shoot went!!



Added by JessicaHenderson on Sunday, December 16, 2012, shoot arranged for December 2012

I shot with Stephen (Lenz) yesterday, I have been in the industry for several years and in the past have mainly worked up in London so was delighted to find out that Stephen was so local!

He is an amazing photographer and a delight to work with. He immediately put me at ease with his sense of humor and easy-going attitude.

The pics look great, can't wait to see the finish result!! I would highly recommend working with Stepehn (Lenz) to all models out there looking to expand their portfolio
becks21 recommends Lenz
Added by becks21 on 07 February 2013, shoot arranged for February 2013

This was my 3rd shoot and felt like ive done loads as Stephen always makes me feel so welcome and comfortable.
We got an outstanding numbers of images in the space of time and all looked amazing. This was my first shoot i had done in a while but got straight back into it due to Stephen's wonderful personality and how proffesional he is. Not to meantion the wonderful storys and how funny he is.
Its a delight to work with you and would recommend you a million times over.
Thank you so much and the bacon sandwich was a good start to a good morning!
So excited to see the images and look forward to seing you soon xx

It was my second shoot with Stephen yesterday, id been looking forward to it and had another great day! Even though it was only my second shoot it felt like walking in to my own home i felt so comfortable. Stephen works with natural light and even though we didnt get a great deal of light the images still made me speechless. Looking forward to more stories and a bacon sandwich.

Thank you

Well what can i say.....I had an amazing day!
From the bacon sandwich to the amazing photos.
Stephen made me feel so comfortable and relaxed, we did loads of fantastic shots on location and at his apartment.
I would 110% recommend Stephen. I have had truly fab day and loved every minute and cant wait till I get the honour to work with him again! The images are outstanding!
Im one very happy lady...
Stephen = inspirational.
Beth_Chambers recommends Lenz
Added by Beth_Chambers on 02 February 2013, shoot arranged for January 2013

A couple of weeks back, I had my FOURTH shoot with Stephen! It was great as usual, and so were the photos produced as the final result. I would highly recommend Stephen.

Recommendation from 1st shoot, June 2012:
Working with Stephen yesterday was amazing! He is very professional, skilful and friendly. He is also very accommodating, treats his models exceptionally well, and even took a break from shooting to drive down to the shops and buy me some food when I got hungry!

The photos, of course, also turned out to be brilliant, and we managed to successfully achieve a wide variety of different styles, with the help of Stephen's great ideas, organisation and wardrobe that he supplied.

I would love to work with Stephen again. Highly recommended photographer.
Melissa_04 recommends Lenz
Added by Melissa_04 on 29 January 2013, shoot arranged for January 2013

Had a second shoot with Stephen at the end of last week and once again we got some great shots. It was my second lingerie shoot but I couldn't have felt anymore relaxed in what I was doing. Would recommend him to anyone who's looking for a reliable photographer and a boost to their confidence.

Amazing shoot with Stephen this afternoon...

Stephen made me feel at home straight away and we were quick to get some simple yet creative ideas to get the best shots. His originality in using only natural light definitely paid off and I was shocked with the results of some very amazing images as a result! Very pleased with his help and support throughout the shoot meaning I stayed confident from start to finish. Would definitely work with Stephen again.
bethtee recommends Lenz
Added by bethtee on 14 January 2013, shoot arranged for January 2013

Had my second shoot with Stephen today and it was just as good if not even better than before! We got straight into it and got the shots we wanted. I look forward to or next shoot!
My shoot with Stephen was absolutely amazing! He made me feel very relaxed and confident with the poses and looks we created. I would definitely recommend working with him! And hope to work with him again!
Jo_Mayo recommends Lenz
Added by Jo_Mayo on 05 January 2013, shoot arranged for January 2013

Really enjoyed my photo shoot with stephen, very easy to work with, very relaxed.
Think the pictures come out really nice, so pleased with them :)
Think we will definately be doing a shoot in the future, Thank you
Jessica_next recommends Lenz
Added by Jessica_next on 22 December 2012, shoot arranged for December 2012

From the moment I have first talked to Stephen to arrange our shot I knew everything was going to be more than I could ever expect.If you are looking for a special photographer in every possible way,then he is definitely the one.All i wanted was to feel comfortable around him and have some good shots.And we did both and above all I won a memorable day beside a valuable man.
CharlotteML recommends Lenz
Added by CharlotteML on 25 November 2012, shoot arranged for November 2012

As this was my first photo shoot in a studio I didn't quite know what to expect but Stephen put me at ease straight away. We had a little chat over a cuppa before we got started which really helped both of us gather what we each wanted to gain from the shoot.

Stephen guided me throughout poses and expressions to get the best possible result. He was also very open to my own ideas. Throughout the shoot there was not a moment that was awkward or uncomfortable, Stephen is very fun to work with and does the best Tommy Cooper impressions!

The photos that I saw on the camera were amazing. I can't wait to see the edited photos and hope to arrange another shoot soon.
Sherry_Platts recommends Lenz
Added by Sherry_Platts on 14 November 2012, shoot arranged for November 2012

Stephen was an absolute pleasure to work with, from the off set Stephen made me feel at ease and comfortable within my surroundings. He guided me the whole way through our shoot and made working together very creative and exciting. Stephen is a must to work with :)
deea1989 recommends Lenz
Added by deea1989 on 05 November 2012, shoot arranged for November 2012

It was a great pleasure to work with Lenz yesterday (04 Nov) . Despite the bad weather and the lack of light we got some great shoots and we had a lot of fun.

He makes his models feeling like home right away and he treats them very well and with respect, and most of all he makes them laugh. You can't get bored with a man like him and you will always have something to talk about with Lenz.

He helped me a lot during the shoots and I learned so many things from him. I will definitely recommend him and I can't wait for the next shoot with him.
brina recommends Lenz
Added by brina on 24 March 2012, shoot arranged for March 2012

Amazing and a professional photographer using natural light. Today Lenz has made me feel very beautiful inside and out. He is a wonderful man to work with who you can feel very comfortable around and take very good care of you. He knows whats best and we give you the best advice. He is a very bubbly and caring man also and very good to talk to and helps you open up. I would recommend you to him 500%.
traleighaxx recommends Lenz
Added by traleighaxx on 17 November 2011, shoot arranged for November 2011

Had a shoot with Stephen today and it was an absolute pleasure! He was such a joy to work with, a complete down to earth, diamond guy! When arriving we had a good old chat before starting.. we managed to get a lot of pictures taken and I felt very confident in front of him. Im so pleased with the pictures I have so far. I cant wait to see the rest! I even got my lunch made for me, with lots of tea :)..
Stephen is a must to work with. I will be paying a second visit very soon :)
Ywett recommends Lenz
Added by Ywett on 19 September 2011, shoot arranged for September 2011

Do you know the feeling that on your way to photo-shoot you already know it will go well?
Because of my travels it was easier for me to sleep over and spend whole weekend in Steve’s place. He is a great host and very professional as usual.
This was my 2nd time I worked with Steve and what an experience! I enjoyed it million percent. Steven is very talented photographer. He showed me few ideas and then we took it from there. Both of us “worked until we dropped” and seeing the images I think we have amazing result! I believe his work is very original and the way he uses natural light just worked miracles.
I would recommend Steve to anyone from starting model who wants to build up unique portfolio to a professional who wants to experiment and is ready to push their boundaries.
But enough of me talking, why don’t you have a look through his profile and his work with variety of models and sets, you will see what I mean. :-)
TaraBeauty recommends Lenz
Added by TaraBeauty on 02 September 2011, shoot arranged for August 2011

I had two shootings with this lovely guy in one week and I must say wow,what an awesome images we get,usually you don't get so many in 4 hours,but with Steve it's different.He really sees the model as every photographer should.I am so happy that I was working with him,because he is really professional,I believe we have done together one of my best pictures.He is very kind and good personality.I will definitely work with him again.
Charlene180490 recommends Lenz
Added by Charlene180490 on 23 August 2011, shoot arranged for August 2011

Had a lovely shoot with Stephen today. He was highly professional, friendly and made me feel 100% comfortable. We talked before the shoot and everything was well organised and this enabled us to work together well. He made me feel at home and even cooked for me!!! I would love to work with Stephen again in the future and would highly recommend him!! I have already received some images which I am highly pleased with!! cant wait to receive the rest!! Charlene xx
Tansy_Blue recommends Lenz
Added by Tansy_Blue on 08 July 2011, shoot arranged for July 2011

Stayed at Stephen's for a couple of nights earlier this month; he took fantastic care of me and we got some great shots in our short shoot together. Thanks for the breakfasts and the chats. :)

Stephen is a lovely, lovely man. Generous with the Jaffa Cakes, good with the camera, and with tons of excellent stories. :) He sent me the images from the shoot promptly, and was kind enough to send me back the hairbrush I left at his house. Very open to my ideas, but perfectly capable of offering his direction - GO SHOOT WITH HIM!
Vikki_Leigh recommends Lenz
Added by Vikki_Leigh on 26 March 2011, shoot arranged for March 2011

Met Stephen today and it was an absolute pleasure! A very warm welcome, a cup of tea and pastry and a good old chat! His home is lovely and very tidy indeed! We had a fab short shoot, gives clear direction and compliments through out! Stephen is a lovely man, I felt very confident in front of him and will be going back in the very near future to do another shoot. Thank you for everything today Stephen, your an absolute star. Can't wait to see the pictures!
X__katie__X recommends Lenz
Added by X__katie__X on 11 October 2010, shoot arranged for September 2010

i worked with Steven yesterday, he was great to work with one of the best. from the moment i walked in the door i didnt stop smiling from the moment i walked out. loved hearing all about his old storys when his was 'abit' younger. the best bit was the bacon sandwich, cream cake and posh coffee. I am planning to work with steven again and cannot wait.. I'd definitely recommend him!! i got some images last night and i am so happy. I felt that he helped bring a lot more out of me on the shoot. keep up the great work xxxxxxx
Chrissy_X recommends Lenz
Added by Chrissy_X on 09 October 2010, shoot arranged for October 2010

I had a shoot with Stephen last Friday after staying over Thursday night, He made sure I was well looked after the whole time, properly fed and watered lol.
Stephen is very easy to get along with and made me laugh, he knows exactly what works and gives great direction.
He is an absolute pleasure to work, Great communication leading up to the shoot date and made sure I got home safly after.
A true gentleman and I would Highly Recommend him to any model.
Thanks again and hope to work with you again in the near future.
Claire07 recommends Lenz
Added by Claire07 on 25 September 2010, shoot arranged for October 2010

I contacted Stephen (Lenz) after seeing his profile on Purestorm to see if he would be interested in working together on a shoot. We spoke on the phone a few times and straight away knew this would be a fun shoot. His communication was brilliant leading up to the shoot and he even picked me up from the train station and dropped me back after the shoot. He works from either his home or on location and only works with natural light only. His home has the most amazing natural light ever! He is very creative, so easy to work with and constantly had me in stitches laughing all day. A total gentleman who opens car doors, made me a yummy bacon sandwich (and a danish) and does make a good cuppa as he promised haha. Love the images seen so far, even had some emailed through to me within 24 hours. He has such a lovely personality, telling me all about his days in the music industry, was totally blown away by him playing the guitar and singing me a song he wrote. A really enjoyable shoot with such a talented guy. Comes very highly recommended and I will be arranging another shoot with Stephen soon. Thanks again for such a fun day!
HannahLou694 recommends Lenz
Added by HannahLou694 on 13 September 2010, shoot arranged for September 2010

I have the great priveledge of working with stephen and what can i say, he is absolutely amazing at what he does. He arrived on time to pick me up from the station, i felt straight away at ease and comfortable from the first words. He treated me very well, made sure i was fed and watered and that i felt comfortable, i was looked after immensely. We worked very well together and got some amazing images! i was in stitches of laughter throughout most of the day together as he has a great sense of humour.
He is very experienced and proud of his work and his models. i would be more than happy to work with stephen again and again.
Thankyou so much stephen! :)
Miss_Chevious recommends Lenz
Added by Miss_Chevious on 05 September 2010, shoot arranged for September 2010

I had my very firsy shoot with Stephen today. Comms up to the shoot were absolutely fantastic!
When i got there i was greeted with a nice cup of tea and a bacon sarnie!! Went down a treat.
We had a nice chat,got to know abit about each other and he showed me round. I then showed him what i had brought and together we planned what we would be using and where.
We got some absolutely fantastic shots and i was very suprised how well natural light can work!! Stephen knew exactly what he was talking about and was very good at direction and had some great ideas. He even liked my own ideas and welcomed then gratefully.
We had a good giggle and he reguarly showed me the shots to show me what it was looking like.
A very packed day but soooo worthwhile.
It was full of fun, learning, experience and great photography.
Would definaltely recommend this true gentleman to all models especially new models to the scene and i can not wait to work with him again!!! :)
GlamourPieB recommends Lenz
Added by GlamourPieB on 03 September 2010, shoot arranged for August 2010

Stephen is an absolute diamond!

He made me feel at complete ease whilst working together, He is very kind , chatty and a happy person. He even made me breakfast :) it was a lovely session ,

This Photographer made this shoot a super start to a super weekend!

I had alot of my images from the same day emailed to me by the time I got home, I will certainly come back again !
cathyduck1969 recommends Lenz
Added by cathyduck1969 on 30 August 2010, shoot arranged for August 2010

I had a great time today. Stephen is so good at making you feel relaxed & is very easy to get along with. I am so happy with the shots that I have seen so far & was completely amazed that I could look so great!
Thank you Stephen for helping me overcome my nerves & helping me make so many break throughs today and for all the advice you have given me. I know we will do more shoots together & Im looking forward to it.
ktcoo recommends Lenz
Added by ktcoo on 19 July 2010, shoot arranged for July 2010

I had a fantastic shoot with Stephen yesterday. He was absolutely lovely in comms before the shoot. Was greatly organised and well planned. Unfortunately due to problems on the trains I ended up being late for the shoot. He was completely understanding and a perfect gentleman throughout. He kept me well fed and watered with a great bacon sarnie! I was impressed with his beautiful use of natural light and good direction. He takes advantage of his props and surroundings well to produce uniquely creative results. I look forward to seeing the end results soon.
rialjnaja recommends Lenz
Added by rialjnaja on 05 July 2010, shoot arranged for July 2010

Had my first shoots with Stephen, it was graetfull and so much enjoyable time!!! i felt very happy, comfortable!We tryed out many good ideas and im verry happy with result.Stephen is creative, very professional,frendly,respectfull,have very original ideas, have very good taste for choosing clothes, colors and right plase for shoots! he is telant!!! Highly recommended!!! he make me realy confident with my self! Many,many thanks for YOU STEPHEN! I had amazing shoots! I am defenetly want more shoots with Stephen in near future!
amaya_x recommends Lenz
Added by amaya_x on 26 June 2010, shoot arranged for June 2010

Stephen was amazing to work with, and such a gentleman! He put me at ease right from the start, which made our shoot incredibly enjoyable. His ideas for shots were superb and his attitude was very professional. I would most definitely recommend Stephen to other models, both new and experienced, and look forward to working with him again in the future.
jadeahx recommends Lenz
Added by jadeahx on 23 June 2010, shoot arranged for June 2010

I have to say what a fantastic start to my week working with stephen on our shoot, we had so much fun! Stephen is a very lovely person, easy to get on with and you will feel so comfortable working with him. One of the most creative person I have met, with so many ideas to involve.

When you meet Stephen, you will understand how many qualities he has through to his photographic skills, brilliant personality and I wont forget hes amazing music.

I would highly recommend Stephen to all Models and Clients looking to book him. I am so happy with Stephens work and am looking forward to working with him in the future. Thankyou Steve, your a star :)
modelme247 recommends Lenz
Added by modelme247 on 13 May 2010, shoot arranged for May 2010

I have recieved some great and fantastic photos after working with Stephen, and I thouroghly enjoyed myself working with him.
jetta recommends Lenz
Added by jetta on 12 May 2010, shoot arranged for May 2010

Had a fantastic day with Lenz (steve) today.
I've done lots of shoots over the years, but todays shoot with Steve really stands out.

We did a mix of headshots and edgy fashion with a hint of skin thrown in. i felt completely relaxed throughout, learnt lots of new tips, including how to really make my eyes pop and achieved some fab new shots for my folio.

I would highly recommend to both newbies as well as more experianced models. ( and he makes a cracking ham butties!!)
Jaycie1000 recommends Lenz
Added by Jaycie1000 on 28 April 2010, shoot arranged for April 2010

I really enjoyed my photoshoot with Lenz. He was there to greet me at the beginning and made me feel very welcome. Lenz helped me plan my shots, some for my modelling and some for my music career. The shoot lasted four hours and as it was a really sunny day we did some location shots. I loved being the centre of attention. I learned a lot from Lenz. I have done several photoshoots before but this was the most productive and the most fun. Lenz bought me a sandwich and cake to keep me going! We also did some indoors shots and I was able to try out different looks and outfits. I had a great time and would love to work with Lenz again in the near future. Thanks Jaycie x

2nd shoot Tuesday 27th April

This time we focused on my photos for my music career and Lenz had lots of brilliant ideas that he had from his experience in the music industry and I got to model in some of hes old rocker Jackets.
It was a lovely sunny day and we got to go to the beach and Lenz bought me fish and chips. We got a lot of great shots again and it was another great, productive day. Thanks. Jaycie x
hotgalhel recommends Lenz
Added by hotgalhel on 13 March 2010, shoot arranged for March 2010

As this was my first shoot through Purestorm and my first shoot with a semi-professional photographer, I was a little nervous and didn't really know what to expect. I needn't have worried, Lenz is a fantastic guy who immediately put me at ease with a bacon sarnie and a cuppa!
The shoot itself was great fun, he began by showing me photos of previous shoots so I knew what to expect and listened to what I wanted to gain from the day. Lenz gave me some great direction throughout the day and was happy for me to have my own input as well as my confidence grew.
I'm really pleased with the initial photos I've seen and can't wait to see the rest!
I would highly recommend Lenz to new and experienced models and hope to work with him again later this year.
laylajeffery recommends Lenz
Added by laylajeffery on 22 February 2010, shoot arranged for February 2010

Stephen is truely an amazing photographer, his talent astounds me. For someone to have such limited equipment but still produce better work than people with expensive and fancy studios is to know you are truely lucky to be able to work with such an incrediable photographer.
I am new to modelling and this shoot with Stephen is only my second, but I felt so comfortable with him it felt like we had been working together for years. He has so much to teach and can seem to make anything work! In only three hours we accomplished a ridiculous amount and made me comfortable pushing my boundaries which was very exciting. I really believe I left that shoot having become a model and not just a wannabe. From all the knowledge that Stephen gave me and the amazing pictures we have produced I only look forward to working with him again in the future and covering every aspect of modelling.

Best Wishes

Layla x
charlotte90 recommends Lenz
Added by charlotte90 on 11 February 2010, shoot arranged for February 2010

stephen has to be one of the best photographers i have EVER WORKED WITH!!! he is the BEST!!! :D he treated me so well when i came to leigh on sea. he made me feel comfotable throughout the whole shoot. hes quailty of pictures are absoultley fantastic!!! he brought out something in me that no other photgrapher has been able to do. please if you get the chance you have to do a shoot with this guy! i cant wait to shoot with him again!! thank you so much
Gina_Negus recommends Lenz
Added by Gina_Negus on 26 January 2010, shoot arranged for January 2010

Working with Stephen Lenz was such a brilliant day! SO much fun, relaxed, someone you can relate to!! We covered so much in one day it was extremely productive even in the grey skies. When i got there, he made me a lovely bacon sandwich and a cup of tea, to set us up for our day of shooting, clearly the bacon sandwich did the trick as the photo's are wicked. I hope to work with him again in better weather, Deffinatly recommend him x
AvaAdora recommends Lenz
Added by AvaAdora on 22 November 2009, shoot arranged for November 2009

To be honest, I didn't even know how or where to start writing this feedback because I had such a great day and I'm still taking it all in!!
I'd be looking forward to the shoot ever since I saw Stephen's images and feedback and the day didn't disappoint. We took so many images and it was all such a fantastic experience.
Stephen is very welcoming and warm with some great stories to tell and it's so easy to relax in his company.
I've already had a couple of images back from our shoot and I can't wait to see more!
Thanks so much Stephen for a great day and here's to our next shoot!
XXDaniXX recommends Lenz
Added by XXDaniXX on 30 October 2009, shoot arranged for October 2009

I was a little bit nervous about my shoot, as I haven't got much experience in modelling yet, but as soon as I met Stephen all my nerves disappeared! He was very chatty, and re-assuring and I felt comfortable at all times. The encouragement he gave me made me a lot more confident behind the camera, and pushed me to try different looks. Thank you so much for an amazing shoot, I had a wonderful day with you today and I enjoyed every minute of it. You are great to work with and made me feel so confident! I'm so excited about the results of the shoot, cannot wait to see them!

A successful day all round, not just a shoot but a fun day out with a new friend and some great photos to show for it, highly recommended. He not only had me laughing constantly all day long with his fabulous sense of humour but gave me clear, precise and constant directions on every shoot

I will definately be visiting him again soon if he'll have me!! Even if we met for a beer and a chat!!!

I felt by the end of the day I was with an old friend we haven't seen for years! We got on so well! Hopefully can work together!!! soon, can not wait for the results!!!!

Thanks for a great day, and the bacon sandwich too! x

P.S he also has plenty of jaffa cakes on hand!!
catherineann_uk recommends Lenz
Added by catherineann_uk on 27 October 2009, shoot arranged for October 2009

Had a wonderful day yesterday with Stephen, he is one of the most interesting and inspirational people I have met. I was greeted with a hot cup of tea and bacon sandwich and felt instantly at ease. I felt he knew exactly what I wanted from my shots and we had a fun and relaxed time experimenting with them. Aswell as a talented photographer he is also a talented singer, songwriter and author. You should meet him just to hear about his fascinating life, I just hope he passes all my details to his film star friends ;)

I had about 12 images already edited by the time I got home and this left me itching for more. A successful day all round, not just a shoot but a fun day out with a new friend and some great photos to show for it, highly recommended and I will definately be visiting him again soon if he'll have me!!

P.S he also has plenty of jaffa cakes on hand!!
AllyMai recommends Lenz
Added by AllyMai on 20 October 2009, shoot arranged for October 2009

Thank you so much Lenz for an amazing shoot, I had a wonderful, (though long!) day with you today and I enjoyed every minute of it. You are great to work with and made me feel so confident! I'm so excited about the results of the shoot, cannot wait to see them!

Thanks again!

Ally xx
JodiGeorgina recommends Lenz
Added by JodiGeorgina on 19 October 2009, shoot arranged for October 2009

* I woke up on the day of the shoot and looked out of my window and it was miserable, cloudy and wet! Un-deterred I gathered my wardrobe and beloved suit-case and set off in my car to my first photo shoot with ‘Lenz’. I was convinced twenty minutes later when I was lost, that today might actualy be a bit of a shit day. I eventually arrive (on-time) and was greeted with a warm smile and a Bacon Butty. A bacon butty and a steaming froffy coffee!
I felt comfortable and safe on arrive and was shown all around the apartment just to make sure there was no creepy crawlies lying under the bed yano?. Then we checked out each others previous work to get an idea of what was achievable, then we decided on wardrobe. We chose the outfits to create various 'looks' we both wanted to achieve to up-date our portfolios. Next, hair and make-up then straight off to our first location, a small church yard. We created simple shots from natural light and natural poses. I took a small case with me with hair-spray, moisturiser, lip Vaseline, a large towel and a lint brush. I felt more confident being prepared.
The sun continued to shine so we headed for the beach front at Leigh-On-Sea. It was a really beautiful setting, and this was where we captured most of our favourites. There are props here and history to re-capture; you couldn't get enough inspiration from one location!
I can honestly say that Stephen can capture the images he does because he doesn’t try to hard; he’s very patient and believes anything’s possible. If your searching to work with someone who’s genuine, safe, intelligent, and a musical genius ( look him up, do your research, make his day! ) then your sorted. Read his book ‘The Essential Guide to a Career in the Music/Entertainment Industry to get a further insight in to this truly talented person.

It was an absolute pleasure, treasure.

Jodi Georgina McAllister

* Stay focused and move quickly, 'cause the sunlight’s not gonna last forever.
emmalouise00 recommends Lenz
Added by emmalouise00 on 15 October 2009, shoot arranged for September 2009

Lenz was by far the most professional and humorous photographer I've worked with. From the moment I met Lenz he made me feel at ease and relaxed, which helped my shoot immensley. He not only had me laughing constantly all day long with his fabulous sense of humour but gave me clear, precise and constant directions on every shoot. I got some fantastic shots out of my day and now have a complete portfolio for my career which has helped me get 2 amazing jobs in under a week just from these pictures alone. I would recommend lenz to everyone and anyone who wants great pictures with natural light. He gave me 100% of his dedictaion to ensure that I got what i wanted out of the day, and i definatly did. Thankyou again Lenz xxx
Cat_lane recommends Lenz
Added by Cat_lane on 14 September 2009, shoot arranged for August 2009

I was a little bit nervous about my shoot, as I haven't got much experience in modelling yet, but as soon as I met Lenz all my nerves disappeared! He was very chatty, and re-assuring and I felt comfortable at all times. The encouragement he gave me made me a lot more confident behind the camera, and pushed me to try different looks. The photos came out brilliant, and I cant wait to see the rest. I had a fantastic day with lots of laughs, and I would definitely like to work with Lenz again. he is professional, and a talented photographer, I cant praise his work enough. Thanks for a great day, and the sandwich too! x
Esperanza recommends Lenz
Added by Esperanza on 09 September 2009, shoot arranged for September 2009

Lenz is a complete gentleman, charming, intelligent and highly creative. His pre-shoot communication was excellent and I felt I knew him well even before I met him for our shoot. Lenz was totally focused on creating beautiful images, giving direction and responding to poses, and expertly using natural light in various absolutely stunning locations. He created a relaxed and fun atmosphere that made the day fly by.

An excellent photographer, a wonderful man, beautiful locations and gorgeous images; a very memorable shoot!

I would be honoured to work with Lenz again and can't recommend him highly enough.
LeannaLane recommends Lenz
Added by LeannaLane on 28 August 2009, shoot arranged for August 2009

Had my first shoot through pure storm today with lenz. Was an absoloute star. So happy, friendly and gentalman like. Had the best shoot i've ever had with him. My sister was also involved in the shoots and the images that were produced together and seperately were just amazing. I'm so thrilled with stephen and the photos, His given me the confidence i needed to model! Couldn't be happier with him! I would recommend him to ANY model, experienced or not. You'll remember the shoot for the rest of your life! Thank you so much stephen! And thank you for the sandwich and the lovely sparkling fruit drink! Haha :D
Leanna xox
BubbleBecca recommends Lenz
Added by BubbleBecca on 16 August 2009, shoot arranged for August 2009

Had a shoot with Lenz a couple of days ago. Having not had much modelling experience I was a bit nervous, however after talking to Lenz on the phone beforehand, and meeting him on the day my nerves soon disapperared. Lenz gave brilliant direction, had great ideas and locations, and made me laugh and feel relaxed from the very start.

The shoot was a joint one with Paul(Pozzy)and Lenz had a number of great locations in Leigh-On-Sea that he took us to. Each location was different from the last and Lenz was an expert at making use of the natural light available to create some amazing shots.

Lenz really has a very unique style that brings out the best features of all his models. I was so impressed that we've already discussed some ideas for a future shoot. I would definately recommend Lenz to other models as you'll be blown away not only by the final results but also by the professional, relaxed and fun atmosphere to work in!
Pozzy recommends Lenz
Added by Pozzy on 15 August 2009, shoot arranged for August 2009

Well this was an accidental meeting, the main subject was supposed to be BubbleBecca, however after Lenz saw my profile from a recommendation from BubbleBecca he decided to shoot us both on the same day, upon chatting to Lenz on the phone a few days before the shoot I knew this would be a professional photographer I would be happy to work with, on the day of the meeting that did not change, Lenz was very down to earth with a great sense of fun and charisma, he did not need to put me at ease nor did I feel uncomfortable at anytime around him, he was a true gent in every sense of the word while keeping his cheeky chappy demeanor about him, the shoot was really good Located at Leigh On-Sea, weather was fantastic and the surroundings were very nice

BubbleBecca and I made a great team and Lenz had some great ideas and locations, I was very, very impressed with some of the raw images he produced, he made BubbleBecca look angelic, amazing and he had a clever use of the natural light, BubbleBecca was really easy to work with, If I get the chance again to work with both these people I would not hesitate in shooting with them in the future.

Thank you for a great day out Lenz

Regards Paul (Best wishes for future shoots)
KatielouiseArmstrong recommends Lenz
Added by KatielouiseArmstrong on 12 August 2009, shoot arranged for August 2009

Had a shoot with Lenz today and i must say, he made me feel like a 'star' ! we had great fun and produced some amazing images! Would highly recommend him to any first time model! He gives incredible direction and i asure that any model that has the privalidge to work with such a fantasic photographer should jump at the oportunity and the outcome will be much more than expected!

Thanks for a great shoot Stephen, and i look forward to working with you again!
cezbaby recommends Lenz
Added by cezbaby on 20 July 2009, shoot arranged for July 2009

I had a shoot with lenz today and i have to say he is by far the best photographer i have worked with, he knows excatly what he is doing and is very passionate about photography, he captures the natural light perfectly and it really shows in the amazing pitcures he produces. he made me feel very relaxed and was such fun to work with. would defenatly recommend him to other models if your looking for a good photographer look no further , defentaly want to work with him again. cheers steven x
HLF recommends Lenz
Added by HLF on 20 July 2009, shoot arranged for July 2009

I had a shoot with Lenz today, first shoot I have had in ages, his relaxed and friendly nature put me at ease. His creative personality ensures you create a fabulous selection of photos.

I would reccomend Lenz to any model, you will not be disappointed with the results! Would definitely book another session
Rosanna_Newman recommends Lenz
Added by Rosanna_Newman on 16 July 2009, shoot arranged for July 2009

Stephen was an absolute pleasure to work with. He is bursting with creative inspiration and has such a natural flair for photography that time flies by when working with him. I would recommend Stephen extremely highly to any models wishing to expand their portfolio.
crazy_lady_x recommends Lenz
Added by crazy_lady_x on 30 June 2009, shoot arranged for June 2009

After meeting Lenz I was very impressed with his proffesional outlook on photography.
His down to earth and fun persona made today an absolute pleasure. He was not only knowledgable and knew how to work with his surroundings but he gave direction and was encouraging making me feel totally at ease, he was easy to work with and a real giggle but remained a total gentleman. Would definately meet with him any time. A genuine, proffesional and talented photographer. :-) x x x
Shayler recommends Lenz
Added by Shayler on 17 May 2009, shoot arranged for May 2009

I had a really great time on our shoot and I really look forward to working with Lenz again, I would recommend him to any one!
TheDeepestShade recommends Lenz
Added by TheDeepestShade on 20 April 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

Lenz is a really focused and driven photographer, and whilst meeting for coffee, we both got on so well and decided to have a mini-shoot. All I have to say is a big thank you to him, i'd recommend him to any model or photographer, and can't wait to do some more shoots.
Aimz666 recommends Lenz
Added by Aimz666 on 15 April 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

Had a shoot with Lenz last week...
Was very relaxed and enjoyable, some great ideas and a lot of potential.
I look forward to working with again!
Tasha7 recommends Lenz
Added by Tasha7 on 14 April 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

I had a very good shoot today we both got on really well and had some good ideas I enjoyed working with you and would highly recommend you to other models hope we can do another shoot soon Thanks Natasha x
Steph88 recommends Lenz
Added by Steph88 on 07 April 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

Lenz is a very friendly, enthusiastic and passionate photographer with tons of creativity and knowledge. His approach made me feel at ease straight away and I had an extremely enjoyable day. We managed to get some great shots which were sent straight away and were there for me as soon as I got home. Highly recommended and would love to work with him again!
kayliem recommends Lenz
Added by kayliem on 05 April 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

great shoot with lenz today, got lots done in one day. full of great ideas, and listened to mine also! fun day, defo will do another shoot soon. reccomend highly xx
xperuginix recommends Lenz
Added by xperuginix on 20 March 2009, shoot arranged for March 2009

Lenz was a very friendly very professional photographer. He was a joy to work with, he has a lot of creativity which allowed us to create some really stunning shots. Im really happy with the outcome and cant wait to work with him again! Definetly a good photographer to go with especially if you're just starting out. He has a lot of knowledge about the industry and is genuinely a helpful guy.
JessV recommends Lenz
Added by JessV on 18 March 2009, shoot arranged for April 2009

Had a great shoot today with Lenz, Made me feel very comfortable and we had a laugh during the shoot. Very nice guy, hard working very good at his job. Within an hour of being back from the shoot he has already sent me lots of the photos. Will definitely be working with him again. Would 100% recommend him.