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Alan Shapiro
Works at Alan Shapiro Photography
Attended RISD
Lives in Briarcliff Manor, NY
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Curled up in a misty place waiting for the sun to shine.

Thought you'd like another Lightroom Preset to play with:
I call this one Lime Popsicle
Grab it here:  http://www.mediafire.com/view/pvczx5dbw1w38qo/Lime_Popsicle.lrtemplate
And remember; presets are just the starting point. Go play and make it your own.
Stay inspired. And be inspiring, too

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Lovely photo. Nice for +HQSP Natural Other #hqspnaturalother
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We all have hidden superpowers. 
(At least one. Usually more.)
We do. Every single one of us.
My belief is that each of us has a superpower related to each of the things we love. Imagine that: a superpower for every special person and passion in your life.
   Like photography. I think my superpower is being able to walk up to anyone and start a conversation. (Huge thanks to my Dad for passing on that gift)
And I'm a very good whisperer.
Think about yours. All of yours. Share if you're so inclined. Or just think about them and smile.

#superpowers   #photography   #hqspportraits   #btpmonochromepro #portraitphotography   
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Waiting for Wednesday. What are you up to?
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it beautiful flowers!
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Magic
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Where is the water line suppose to be?
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When I walk on by, girls be looking like damn he fly

The choice of music is quite important when working with models; to put them at ease, set the tone of the shoot and allow them the opportunity to stretch their wings and let go of their inhibitions for a while.
For Eduardo. a newly arrived Ocellated Turkey from the Yucatán:
I'm sexy and I know it. LMFAO

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Work
Occupation
Advertising Chief Creative Officer. Passionate, Award-Winning Photographer
Skills
I make epic ribs. And awesome pancakes.
Employment
  • Alan Shapiro Photography
    Picture Taker, present
  • Alchemy
    Chief Creative, Inspiration and Elation Officer, present
  • Omnicom Group
    EVP Chief Creative Officer
  • Grey Advertising
    VP Creative Director
  • Hill Holiday
    Sr Art Director
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Currently
Briarcliff Manor, NY
Previously
Cloud 9 - Providence, Rhode Island - Cannes, France - Vienna, Austria - Paris, France - London, England - Memphis, TN - Laguna Beach, CA - Boston, MA
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Passionate, award-winning photographer. Advertising Chief Creative Officer, too.
Introduction

I grew up on the creative side of the advertising world and had the pleasure of working with hundreds of clients around the world; telling their unique stories in very unique ways. Along the way, I've had the pleasure of working with an incredible number of talented photographers, directors, cinematographers and imagemakers. I became envious of their art and craft. At first, I saw it as a means of reducing my stress-filled life. As a Chief Creative Officer at the world's largest Advertising Agency Network, I needed a distraction. So I bought a camera. And then another. And another. My new hobby and daily "creative exercise regimen" quickly turned into a joy-filled and all consuming passion.

I love talking to all sorts of people and seem to have a knack for getting them to open up and share themselves despite the intrusion and intimidation that a serious-looking camera often represents.

I like seeking out and sharing things I find interesting. Beautiful things. Powerful things. Poignant things.

I am incredibly patient and am often rewarded with moments of magic.

I also enjoy taking something ordinary and making it something well beyond that. (To paraphrase Ansel Adams: "…making pictures, not just taking them.") Illustration and painting are other passions and I love creating unique photocompositions.

One thing led to another and now I'm published, in private collections and winning awards.

Happiness.

So now I have two jobs that I absolutely love. 

I live in Briarcliff Manor, NY (just north of Manhattan) with my family, a huge menagerie of animals and what is quite possibly the largest collection of carved coconut heads in the world.

Alan Shapiro; Executive-Level Creative Guy and Very Passionate Photographer.

914.536.9923 | alanshapiro@me.com


Bragging rights
Took up photography as a creative exercise regimen and stress reliever. Now published (Scholastic, Playboy, National Geographic for Kids, Disney, Apple, General Motors, Lockheed Martin, Apple Computer) and award-winning. Check out my work on alanshapirophotography.com or on Red Bubble: www.redbubble.com/people/alanshapiro/portfolio or on 500px: www.500px.com/alansphotos
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  • RISD
    Graphic Design
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