HOW DID YOU GET STARTED MODELING?
I started modeling in October 2009 after a friend suggested I go on craigslist to find a photographer to take some updated photo's I could send to family. My first photo shoot turned into a 3 day paid shoot and before I knew it I was booking shoots left and right. Everything happened so quickly when I look back on it.
WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT MODELING?
I love creating things and when I model I typically do my hair, makeup, wardrobe and concept. The collaboration between the photographer and I is what I enjoy the most. Being the actual model is just an added bonus and something I feel lucky to have experienced.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE TYPES OF OUTFITS TO MODEL IN?
I love high fashion but my tattoo's tend to keep me away from being first choice in any castings I come across. So I love showing the world you can tastefully mix the two and still have a killer photo as the result. I've always been a leader and not a follower.
WHAT ARE YOUR LEAST FAVORITES?
I am definitely conservative about my unconservative ways. Although I love mixing high fashion and ink; I still feel there is a fine line between trashy and classy.
WHAT KIND OF SHOOTS WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK ON IN THE FUTURE?
I have been wanting to do an underwater shoot for the last few years now. Finding a photographer with the right equipment to shoot underwater photo's has been a bit of a struggle.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER CREATIVE MEDIUMS YOU WORK IN?
I love photography! I started taking photo's in the 7th grade with a 35 mm Minolta. I used to develop the film myself in the school lab. I have def upgraded my camera since then and find myself more focused on shooting concerts and local bands. Having been on both sides of the camera is def a plus with whatever I am shooting.
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU LIKE?
My favorite artist is Marilyn Manson. He is so genius in my mind. His creative and fearless lyrics motivate me and his level of intelligence intrigues me. He just doesn't care what anyone thinks and that is the hardest thing for most people to handle. Things become much easier when you start living for yourself and not anyone else.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO FOR FUN?
I love a good concert. Music has a way of relating to your own personal experiences. Musicians have this great ability to put there emotions on paper and make it sound so perfect! I could never express what I feel inside like they do.
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