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Alberich M.
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United States
Current Residence: The Bay
Favourite style of art: Subtle Surreality
Favourite cartoon character: Ren
Personal Quote: My work is not stock. I have agreements with the models that allow me to distribute their images.
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... and I don't necessarily support it in the various ways the entertainment industry abuses it. It is certainly more often used to protect conglomerates than creative artists.

But taking me to task because you either don't think it should be that way, or you just don't believe me, is kind of missing the point.

If you think I'm wrong about what the law says, go do your own research and satisfy yourself that you're right ... all I tried to do was make people aware of the issues. You can choose for yourself to what degree you're going to let the opinions of others affect what you create.

I don't give out my work as stock because I committed to each model that I would control how they were presented.

My work is mostly nudes; the models want to have confidence that their images won't show up on adult products, and that has actually happened several times.

There are a large number of rather brave nude stock models here that encourage others to use their images. They have given you permission. My models have not.

The models have found and shown me numerous examples of people unknown to me appropriating their likenesses in often crude and sometimes downright nasty ways. I am NEVER going to approve of someone trampling on THEIR rights and it has nothing to with my Copyright.

I like them better than I like you.
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Wolkenfels Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
love your work - and i am a bit envious because you seem to be in the pool with cute nude girls all the time. :D 
Joke! Hope you continue your nice work. I really appreciate how you get a some storytelling into the pictures. 
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experiment-iv Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Seriously beautiful work. I didn't fav any cause I thought if I did one I'd have to fav every single image. Amazing Clap 
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Alkaziner Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful , your works is like take a photo a divine spirit im fascinated with your photographies 
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wind-swept Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
Amazing work!
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MajinClaudia Featured By Owner May 11, 2014
You never cease to amaze me, every work you submit is absolutely breath taking. I am fascinated by underwater shots and I'm dying to try it out. 

Much love to you and your models! <3
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solid-alcohol Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Had to watch you. Your photography is really interesting, which is great because photography doesn't usually interest me.
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Frutodetuimaginacion Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Fall in love with your work <3
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irfanwasiq Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
u have an amazing gallery Clap 
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BlackRain1678 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014   Writer
Where do you do your underwater shots? Do you have a giant fishtank at home or something?
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