Jim Read

Model portfolios and portrait photo shoots

I like to help build portfolios for aspiring models and I like to do it as a team, with both people working equally hard to achieve good results. Models who are looking to build their portfolio are welcome to contact me as well as the more experienced who may need fresh images.

You may want to have some photographs purely for yourself or your family or even just to see what it's like to experience a photo shoot.

Outdoor locations are very good for photo shoots, most people live near somewhere interesting, your own house can be a very good location too.

I am a retired photographer living near Chesterfield and I do these photo shoots because I enjoy them, I like the preparation and the planning and I like to think that I can help aspiring models and those who want a portrait shoot to gain experience and confidence.

What I offer is this;
  • A location shoot near to or in your home, or if you have transport at a mutually agreed venue.
  • An 8" x 8" 26 page photo book and all the images from the shoot.
  • If you would like to be included, a page on this site with six pictures and a short biography.
  • I will pass on any modelling enquiries to you and will not reveal your email address to anyone.
  • I will help you to achieve the look you want, by working closely and patiently with you.
  • Photography is my pastime and I do not ask for a fee.
  • I share the copyright so all the images are yours to do with as you wish.

I'm free most afternoons at weekends and during the week, up until about 5:30 PM.
I have a CRB certificate.
Chaperones are very welcome, they can be very useful assistants.

Email is my preferred method of communication: daermij@gmail.com

To see images from my photo shoots please click on the links below.

Home Jessica Cooper
Sarah Healey
Lexy Walton
Sophie Macgregor
Sophie Ward

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