Photoshoots & Videography

Photoshoots & Videography2021-06-29T09:24:05-05:00
Thank you for your inter­est in book­ing me! Please take a look at my Model ser­vices and Safety guide to get­ting more acquaint­ed with my expec­ta­tions and what I can offer.
I enjoy work­ing with pho­tog­ra­phers of every skill lev­el (as long as you can pro­vide ref­er­ences). Shooting with me is very relaxed and pro­duc­tive. I val­ue our inter­ac­tion and the imagery we cre­ate, always ready to work, com­plete­ly invest­ed, full of ideas and cre­ative input, and easy to adapt.

Covid-19 spe­cial conditions

I am trav­el­ling in accor­dance with respec­tive reg­u­la­tions and safe­ty mea­sures, and I get test­ed for Covid-19 before and after each trip.

You can book me for …

  • Photoshoots and videog­ra­phy — for port­fo­lio-build­ing, learn­ing, per­son­al projects, enjoy­ment, com­mer­cial work, exhi­bi­tions, con­tests, books, or publications,
  • Educational work­shops, class­es, and events - I am an expe­ri­enced, patient, and easy-to-work-with model,
  • Photography trips - let’s explore beau­ti­ful and unique loca­tions in Europe or abroad.

Working ethics and Terms & Conditions — FAQs

Genres & lim­its2021 – 07-01T11:25:45 – 05:00
Genres I pose for :
  • Artistic Nude / Fine-art, and Bodypainting,
  • Beauty, Editorial, Fashion, and Lifestyle,
  • Boudoir, and lingerie,
  • Conceptual Art, Experimental, and Story-telling,
  • Dance and Yoga,
  • Life mod­el­ing (artists),
  • Portrait,
  • Underwater.

Check my mood­boards for more ideas and themes.

What I am not available for hire:
  • Flirty, sub­mis­sive, and/​or slut­ty glam­our, and Playboy style,
  • Personal col­lec­tion, pornog­ra­phy, and mem­ber­ship sites (DiverxityBentbox, etc.).

I reserve the right to refuse themes, pos­es, and/​or wardrobe that I deem incom­pat­i­ble with my brand. Visit my Pinterest board illus­trat­ing image styles that I won’t pose for.

Limits
  • Please do not touch me with­out my consent,
  • Only my artist name, Minh-Ly, can be used in ref­er­ence to our photography,
  • If you need me to sign a mod­el release, please send a copy before our shoot,
  • Please con­firm at the time of book­ing if you: 
    • Want to use cloth­ing or props that leave marks on the skin (ropes, corsets, etc.),
    • Want me to be cov­ered in glit­ter, body paint, oil, water, etc. — the last 15 min­utes of our sched­uled shoot time and a ded­i­cat­ed place to clean up will be required,
    • Want me to pose with oth­er mod­els — it depends on the project,
    • Plan on shoot­ing with oth­er pho­tog­ra­phers — we can agree on terms accordingly.
Make-up / Hair / Wardrobe2021 – 06-24T12:51:07 – 05:00
I love work­ing with expe­ri­enced make-up artists, hair­styl­ists, and cloth­ing design­ers. However, if you’re work­ing on a bud­get, I can fill in as the whole team effectively.

Make-up

Trained in basic make-up, I am able to do my make-up to a very good stan­dard, from nat­ur­al to evening/​glamorous looks,

Hair

I can do dif­fer­ent sim­ple hair­dos (pony­tails, braids, volu­mi­nous messy hair, bun, curls, and wavy hair). Additionally, I can bring short wigs upon request (black bob with bangs & brown pix­ie cut). Unless some­thing else is request­ed in advance, I come to shoots with my hair straight,

Wardrobe

I have a vast and care­ful­ly cho­sen col­lec­tion of pho­to­genic out­fits & acces­sories that would make most cre­atives envi­ous. My per­son­al taste includes:

    • androg­y­nous,
    • busi­ness­woman,
    • eclec­tic,
    • col­or­ful,
    • chic-glam­ourous,
    • flowy out­fits for move­ment and dance
    • lux­u­ri­ous boudoir sets,
    • sheer ele­gance,
    • bohemi­an,
    • Asian-inspired (Hanfu, Vietnamese, Japanese),
    • casu­al.
Rates2021 – 06-24T12:51:21 – 05:00

Modelling is my pro­fes­sion and so I do not accept TFP/​free collaborations.

My rates are cal­cu­lat­ed on a per-project basis. I can pro­vide you with an invoice.

My reg­u­lar rates apply for 08:00 to 20:00. For late night and ear­ly morn­ing shoots, I charge an addi­tion­al 40% plus taxi fare.

I require 30% deposit to secure our book­ing, and the remain­ing 70% is due at the begin­ning of our shoot.

You can pay the deposit by bank trans­fer. Paypal and Stripe are also pos­si­ble with an addi­tion­al 5%. The remain­ing 70% can be paid by trans­fer or in cash.

Timing / Scheduling2021 – 06-24T12:50:58 – 05:00
  • The shoot starts and stops as agreed in my con­fir­ma­tion email,
  • If you choose to end our shoot ear­li­er than agreed, my rates will not be prorated,
  • If our shoot is longer than 4 hours, we have at least one lunch/​refreshment break,
  • Change of set­up, hair, make-up, cloth­ing or trav­el between loca­tions and small breaks are includ­ed in my bill­able hours (except lunch/​dinner breaks),
  • I will arrive at our shoot with my make­up and hair are already done with a pos­si­ble 5 – 10 min­utes touch-up before we start, unless you pro­vide a make­up artist or hair­styl­ist for the shoot, we add one hour of the ses­sion with­out charge.

If any­thing comes up (72h or less before our shoot), call me at the phone num­ber writ­ten in your con­fir­ma­tion email.

In the high­ly unlike­ly event I need to can­cel, I will email/​phone you as soon as I know.

Cancellation pol­i­cy2021 – 06-24T12:50:37 – 05:00
Local Cancellation fees (Nancy-Metz):
  • from 48h+notice: deposit refund­ed in full,
  • between 24h and 48h notice: deposit non-refundable,
  • less than 24h notice: pay­ment due in full (deposit + remainder).
Everywhere else:
  • from 14 days+ notice: deposit refund­ed in full,
  • between 72h and 14 days notice: deposit non-refundable,
  • less than 72h notice: pay­ment due in full (deposit + remainder).

In the extreme­ly unlike­ly event that I can­cel, the deposit will be returned.

Covid-19 spe­cial conditions

For shoots booked that have to be can­celled due to gov­ern­ment mea­sures such as con­fine­ment or lock-down, the fol­low­ing con­di­tions apply :

  • if I am already in your city/​region, deposits will be part­ly refund­ed. I will keep just enough to cov­er trav­el­ling fees,
  • if I am still at home, deposits will be ful­ly refunded.
Shooting Safety Conditions2021 – 06-24T12:50:45 – 05:00

I trust you to pro­vide a safe work­ing envi­ron­ment, health and safe­ty con­cerns, and acci­dents can result in seri­ous and per­ma­nent injuries (see my scars).

Nude shoots
  • Temperatures must be warmer than 15°C/60°F,
  • No audi­ence, crowd­ed tourist areas, voyeurs, etc.
Outdoors shoots
  • You are respon­si­ble for check­ing weath­er reports and take appro­pri­ate safe­ty mea­sures. This includes storms, tides (hours and coef­fi­cient), and oth­er pos­si­bly harm­ful weath­er events,
  • I expect you to pro­vide rel­e­vant infor­ma­tion about pos­si­ble threats in the area of the shoot, such as the pres­ence of aggres­sive, bit­ing, sting­ing, ven­omous or oth­er dan­ger­ous ani­mals and par­a­sites (ticks, mos­qui­tos, snakes, jel­ly­fish, spi­ders, etc.) in order to pack prop­er first-aid and repel­lent equipment.
Urbex
  • You must have explic­it writ­ten autho­ri­sa­tion from the prop­er­ty own­er or man­ag­er for us to shoot there. I will not engage in pri­vate prop­er­ty tres­pass­ing or any ille­gal activity,
  • The shoot­ing loca­tion must be rea­son­ably safe (no bro­ken glass, syringes, tox­ic fun­gus, etc.).
Props and rigging
  • I expect you to pro­vide me assur­ances that any shoot­ing props or rig­ging appa­ra­tus are safe for our shoot. I will hold you account­able for any injuries.

Appearance & Stats

US Metric
Height 5’5 165 cm
Weight 120 lbs 54 kg
Bust 36′‘A 92 cm
Waist 28″ 71 cm
Hips 37,5″ 95 cm
Dress size 6 (Small) 36 (Small)
Shoes 6,5 37
Hair Color Black with light brown high­lights at the tips
Hair Length Long (bust level)
Eye Color Dark brown
Skin Tanned
Tattoos None
Piercings Ear lobes only
Scars On my left thigh and right but­tock (shoot­ing acci­dent). I can cov­er them with make-up upon request.
Exceptions

Temperatures below 15°C/60°F — shoot­ing under these weath­er con­di­tions will be con­sid­ered only if you pro­vide a warm shel­ter, hot bev­er­ages, and blan­kets imme­di­ate­ly on the set/​location, and I reserve the right to end photography.

Right of withdrawal*

I reserve the right to leave the shoot at any time and claim my rates paid in full if the actu­al shoot is incon­sis­tent with what we con­firmed at the time of the book­ing and/​or my safe­ty is at risk.

*Out of 1300 shoots, my right of with­draw­al has been used 3 times only.

Let’s cre­ate!