Brett Pfeifer || **NSFW** || Midwest Charm Meets New York Sarcasm, Narcoleptic, Pathological Optimist

BRETT PFEIFER

It’s a classic story. Boy meets boy. Boy meets boy. Boy meets boy. Boy photographs boy. Ok wait…I’ve never ever heard anything like that before. Let me clarify…

I met Blaine a few years ago in San Francisco before he moved down to Southern California. Upon his arrival, Blaine met (the beautiful Midwestern) Brett Pfeifer. Then, some time later, I met Brett in Los Angeles while I was photographing Blaine. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Blaine a couple of times, but he is a natural exhibitionist. Brett, on the other hand, struck me as being a little more reserved. Might he be willing to explore his wild side and get down in front of my lens…perhaps? After some (communicative) probing of Blaine as to whether or not Brett might be interested…I took a chance and hit Brett up. Ultimately…he decided it was something he’d like to give a chance…and I was stoked.

It had been a long day for me by the time Brett was expected for his session. As it seems to be in LA, Chad Sanders and Brett know each other, so they had a quick chat while changing guard. While I was watching their interaction…I became very aware that Brett seemed a bit on the nervous side. It was so sweet to see, and yet at the same time I wanted to make sure he was going to be alright. Chad eventually said his goodbyes and Brett and I finally had our chance to work together. When I asked him if he was doing ok and ready to get started…he mouth said “YES” but everything else about him said “uuuhhh…maaaaaybe.”

I started the session the way I start every session…a little slow, and benign. What was so great to me…was watching the anxious energy slowly, but surely, melt away from Brett as he got used to the idea of being in front of the camera. Before I knew it…there was less and less direction necessary on my part…and more and more…adventure…in his eyes. It. Was. Awesome!

The nature of my sessions can run anywhere from very PG to a little XXX…and Brett wasn’t sure just how far he was willing to go before the shoot started. And I said that was perfectly fine with me. I wanted him to feel out the session, and our energy, to see just where he felt comfortable going. In other words…just how much skin was this guy going to share? Now THAT is a classic story.

As we whittled down through his wardrobe, and his outfits, the fabric just seemed to naturally fade away. Honestly…I was super proud of him. Proud in a way that he was doing something that I am not sure I would ever be able to do. He just went for it…and I was so honored to be a part of it.

By the end of our time together…all that was left in frame with Brett was a knitted cap…and they are some of my favorite photos to date. Totally free…totally relaxed…totally sexy…and totally silly! Brett is a good reminder to me to push myself out of my comfort zone and just let things happen. You never know…it may turn out to be a very liberating and educational experience.

So, with no further ado whatsoever…please enjoy the result of our time in the studio together. Hey, maybe one of these days…I’ll get those two boyfriends into the studio at the same time? Hhhmmm…

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