lgbt computer geek can help with a range of gay photography jobs.
Perhaps you need shots for a Grindr, Recon or similar profile?
Portrait of you and your partner? Pictures of a event?
(I use the term ‘gay photography’ simply because it seems to do better in search results compared to the more inclusive term ‘LGBT photography’).
A confidential service. Images are STRICTLY PRIVATE and unless I have your permission I will not show your pictures to anyone.
Personal and discreet service
As a gay photographer, I like to offer a personal and discreet service. It’s tailored to meet your requirements, with empathy and sensitivity for the subject.
I travel to you or a suitable location. I charge a low rate for photography compared to many other photographers, partly because I don’t use a studio. Why? Because it’s easier (and cheaper) to get people comfortable and capture them at ease in their own environment. Depending on space and available lighting, portable flash equipment may be used.
Because of my low price, it just isn’t cost effective for me to do photography jobs outside of:
- Tyneside, where I live
- Sometimes inner London, where I can combine several photography and IT jobs during the same visit to the capital, often for regular clients
- Please read any current service restrictions on my contact page.
Each image is handled with care and creativity in post-production. Using my artistic skills and experience, plus specialist software, I enhance the precious details held within each image and highlight the uniqueness of your images.
Getting the photos to you
You get a series of high resolution, digital photographs, with some of the images images reduced in lower resolution/ size for use on dating/hook-up apps. These are needed because the larger resolution images are not accepted by the likes of Grindr. Because I do IT work as well, I can help you / show you how to upload images to your favorite service/app.
I can email the low res photographs to you. But the full size ones are usually too big for most email services to take. To get the final photos to you, I usually use cloud based services such as OneDrive or Wetransfer – I can use another service if you’d like. And if you need to (e.g. because you’re uncomfortable with your pictures being uploaded to the cloud, or you’re not sure how to download the pictures afterwards), for a small fee I can put the images on a memory stick and post them to you.
Priced per hour
Tyneside area – I would generally expect a job to last one-three hours minimum, including post production.
Central London / West London jobs – I would generally expect a job to last two-three hours minimum, including post production.
Jobs that need a longer journey to you, e.g Northumberland, outer London – I would expect a minimum of four hours payment (e.g. a time to chat and get to know you a bit so the images get closer to your personality and interests, setup, shoot, and then post production).
Post production will last for at least an hour, and will include at least transferring the images to a PC, cropping, colour correction, reducing image sizes, emailing, uploading to a cloud service.
For current hourly rates, plus travel fees, please have a look at my charges.
Each image is handled with care and creativity in post-production. Using my artistic skills and experience, plus specialist software, I may enhance the details held within each image and highlight the uniqueness of your images.
You get a series of high resolution, digital photographs, with selected pictures reduced in size so that they will be accepted by various online and mobile apps.
The images on this website are produced by John Mosley (me!) – except for other website logos and screen grabs.
I used to teach photography in adult education and various youth services. So you’re getting someone who knows what they are doing, understands the rules of composition, and how they can be broken. Depending on what type of shots you want, and where your photoshoot takes place, I may use:
- natural lighting
- room lighting
- portable lighting equipment (‘flash’).
This service involves a on-site visit to your home or the location you want the pictures taken. Usually Tyneside or central London. If your home or garden isn’t a suitable location, some clients use a hotel room. But this can cause a problem if you end up with a very small room. Space is needed to move around, allow some distance between the lens and the subject, and for setting up tripods etc.
To respect confidentiality, I don’t post client photographs, unless they have given their written permission.
If you’d like me to take a series of images to feature here, and as part of my portfolio, please get in touch. Tyneside only.
Please contact us if you are interested in this service.