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20090820 Mosh374
August 2009 shoot with Mosh

Model: Mosh
www.modelmayhem.com/mosh
miss-mosh.deviantart.com/
www.themoshroom.com/
www.facebook.com/OfficiallyMos…
www.instagram.com/officiallymo…


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- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.

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However please respect & agree to these few terms first:
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable, any artwork created may not be used in prints or sold in any way.
- Please don't confuse image referencing as being able to use my images as stock; they may not be altered, edited or used in manipulations.
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20101128 Tess019
November 2010 shoot with Tess A

Model: Tess A


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- the image is used as presented here and not altered, cropped, or edited in anyway without my consent. 
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable and/or not used commercially.
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.

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My images are not stock. Please do not alter, crop, edit, reproduce or use my images without my consent. 


---Image Referencing-------------------------------
I give permission for this image to be used as references (drawings, paintings & vectors).
However please respect & agree to these few terms first:
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable, any artwork created may not be used in prints or sold in any way.
- Please don't confuse image referencing as being able to use my images as stock; they may not be altered, edited or used in manipulations.
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20160325 Erire537
March 2016 shoot with Erie

Model: Erie Eyeful
www.modelmayhem.com/3862656
erieeyeful.tumblr.com/

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I give permission for this image to be blogged so long as
- the image is used as presented here and not altered, cropped, or edited in any way without my consent. 
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable and/or not used commercially.
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt user page, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.

---Copyright Notice----------------------------------
My images are not stock. Please do not alter, crop, edit, reproduce or use my images without my consent. 


---Image Referencing-------------------------------
I give permission for this image to be used as references (drawings, paintings & vectors).
However please respect & agree to these few terms first:
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt user page, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable, any artwork created may not be used in prints or sold in any way.
- Please don't confuse image referencing as being able to use my images as stock; they may not be altered, edited or used in manipulations.
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20161027 Catalina194
October 2016 shoot with Catalina

Model: Catalina Castile
www.modelmayhem.com/3932398
twitter.com/CatalinaCastile
www.facebook.com/catcastile/
www.instagram.com/anaislovessy…



---Permission to Blog----------------------------------
I give permission for this image to be blogged so long as
- the image is used as presented here and not altered, cropped, or edited in anyway without my consent. 
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable and/or not used commercially.
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.

---Copyright Notice----------------------------------
My images are not stock. Please do not alter, crop, edit, reproduce or use my images without my consent. 


---Image Referencing-------------------------------
I give permission for this image to be used as references (drawings, paintings & vectors).
However please respect & agree to these few terms first:
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable, any artwork created may not be used in prints or sold in any way.
- Please don't confuse image referencing as being able to use my images as stock; they may not be altered, edited or used in manipulations.
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20161026 Jasmine306
October 2016 shoot with Jasmine

Model: Jasmine Joon
www.modelmayhem.com/jasmitazz

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- the image is used as presented here and not altered, cropped, or edited in anyway without my consent. 
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable and/or not used commercially.
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.

---Copyright Notice----------------------------------
My images are not stock. Please do not alter, crop, edit, reproduce or use my images without my consent. 


---Image Referencing-------------------------------
I give permission for this image to be used as references (drawings, paintings & vectors).
However please respect & agree to these few terms first:
- You'll provide credit, with a link, to either; the image referenced, my DeviantArt userpage, or www.mickledesignwerks.com.
- On condition that the usage is non-profitable, any artwork created may not be used in prints or sold in any way.
- Please don't confuse image referencing as being able to use my images as stock; they may not be altered, edited or used in manipulations.
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Rodney Mickle
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Here is a friendly PSA...
20140608 Jenna032 by MickleDesignWerks


Don't get butt hurt if you ask someone for trade work and they decline the offer. If you really want to work with them and they turn your down you still have options:

Option 1: Pay them. Reply back with a rate you can afford, even if its below what they ask. Sometimes they may be willing to shoot at a rate below their normal rate if the shoot can work for them. My caution is to be wary of the Merc Model, the ones that are strictly doing it for the cash. Even if the Model doesn't care for your work or you are just starting out they should give a damn about helping you develop your skills at becoming a better shooter. Some are good shooters themselves so it's like getting a Model and a photography seminar at the same time!
Option 2: Get better and try again in the future. Sometimes its a matter of getting better at your craft. Your current work may not be at the level they need to get images they can use. If in the future you get better and contact them again, it may be possible that you'll get them to agree to do trade with you after they've seen your development and would like your evolved style in their port.
Option 3: Move on. This is generally my preferred option. Once they've expressed no interest in working with me or are only wanting money with no real interest in shooting with me, I tend to want to put my energy toward those that want to work with me

Ultimately it's about getting to a win/win situation. It may be that the Model doesn't need to do trade work or have other means of getting fresh images to promote themselves. It may mean that you offset their costs for doing the shoot (travel, gas, hotel stay, etc.) as a means of barter. Perhaps you can get another Photographer and you all share the Model's half day rate. Try to think about how you can get to something that works for all involved. If you can't work something out, be mature and understand that you may not be able to come to terms AT THIS TIME. Leave the door open for future negotiations. If you show your ass they will remember and will share it with other Models. They have lists and they know who the assholes and douche bags are like this guy.
  • Listening to: 16th Street Baptist Church- Branford Marsalis

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:iconnecrobeast666:
NecROBeast666 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2016
Great Body of Work !!
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Bski81 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2016  New Deviant
Awesome photos.
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hotahai Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016  New Deviant
You have a unique style. The models. The locations. The wardrobes. A lot to take in and study with each photo. Takes time to view each work
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coastbeachartist Featured By Owner Edited Oct 6, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D    Fireworks    Photographer fella (Artist)    Applaud fella (Reactions) 

Happy Birthday Rodney!

Thank you for sharing your muse, talent and models with all of us. We admire your artistic efforts.

May the coming year be filled with joy, health and prosperity in all of your art and life endeavors.

Kindly,

Grant
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MickleDesignWerks Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2016  Professional Photographer
thank you!
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DCastro1981 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016
Happy birthday.
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MickleDesignWerks Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2016  Professional Photographer
thanks :)
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Lord-Darcy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016
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MickleDesignWerks Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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Lord-Darcy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016
You're welcome =)
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