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Shan Putnam
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
I am a hobbyist photographer residing in San Diego. I use to live in Jakarta - 7 yrs or so - meet my wife there; I am part of a photography team, as my wife (Nelly Putnam) is a very experienced photographer and retoucher. We usually shoot together on all sessions.

Over the past 20 years, I have traveled extensively throughout world, including North America, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa (sorry South America!). I have always been interested in photography, and started like most everyone, the observational / candid photographer, in other words photography was just point-n-click with some expensive gear.

Over the past couple of years or so, I have started to get very serious about my photography and have taken the time to learn the technical, practical and art of photography as well as post-production treatment using a variety of software programs.

I am primarily interested in glamor / fashion photographer utilizing several different environments. I am quite creative in developing unique concepts and enjoy the challenge of matching the concept to the model. I love to shoot on location and have a lot of lighting experience.
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Jack White & Neil Young
  • Reading: Adobe Premiere Pro guide
  • Watching: you-tube
  • Playing: always
  • Eating: chix and egg
  • Drinking: cokezero
 ||   Nelly and I, along with many well-known photographers & bikini / fitness models will be heading to the Grand Bahamas (April 2013) and the Cancun (Oct 2013) to photograph professional bikini models for the International Bikini Model Search and Shoot   - both were amazing!  In addition, we've been doing quite a bit of shooting in L.A. and here in San Diego - some amazingly beautiful models.... shooting there nearly every weekend. Fantastic time and 1000s of photos!!

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rasmus-art Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thx for the :+devwatch:

:dance: :highfive: :dance: 
colorexpert4 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Please add me..Very nice your photography.
GonefromDa Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you thank you thank you thank you! For letting me feature your photography in my gallery, it means a lot to me :D (Big Grin)
Tight Hug
ShanP-8299 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You are very welcome - happy to contribute. cheers
GonefromDa Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hahahaha I'll  make sure I keep you in mind.
NadiaSelen Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Professional
Thanks for the DevWatch!!! Kiss
ShanP-8299 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You welcome Miss Sexy-Bali :)   -- have to shoot someday!~
mccor2 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013
Happy Birthday!!
Hraundrangi Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :)
Kikifirds Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
Great photographer (y)
ShanP-8299 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Photobucket is down for an upgrade - hope PB stills rocks
DeathAnarchy Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
nice photoshoot !! :D
ShanP-8299 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks mister deathanarchy
DeathAnarchy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
yeah welcome :D
365erotic Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks very much for the joining :iconpetite-sexy-girls: Group your support is welcome. ;-) :wave: :XD: If you spot any petite pics please add any you find.

Thanks again. John :D
eduardo1963 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
gran galeria
EmreKaanSezer Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much :w00t:
ShanP-8299 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
in LA this weekend, looking for a photo model for an afternoon session...
mejazzbo Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
Thanks for the tour of your great gallery!
SpicedMoonDust Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Student General Artist
Lucky, you get to work with really pretty girls :<
bibousiq Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011
Happy birthday !
Pabeard Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Happy Birthday! :iconchampagneplz:
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blamesaintblame Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
just like OBAMA, "pulang kampung nih..." :headbang:
Pabeard Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
:camera: Welcome to the Figure Image Photography group.:camera:

You have an awesome gallery with many images that
easily fit the artistic mission of our group.

Glad to have you with us! :D

ShanP-8299 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! sorry to take so long, busy busy!
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