Allen Birnbach
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Join:7 Apr 2010
Last:25 Aug 2010

About Me

For as long as I have been shooting, I've always balanced client assignments with personal projects. Invariably, I am drawn back to working with the figure, either in studio or on location, and these images have been acknowledged in numerous award shows and gallery exhibitions. I look forward to collaborating with models who bring enthusiasm. thoughtfulness and a sense of play to the shoots, and I am open to working with new talent who have those qualities.

In general, I work on the basis on trade for services on personal work. I will provide either prints or a CD of images, or trade images you need for your portfolio in exchange for images I want to produce. All this is agreed to in advance, and a model release is signed to confirm our arrangement, and protect your rights. Should there be potential commercial value, we would sign another release that would guarantee fees for you. Fair is fair.

I maintain studios in Los Angeles and Denver, and travel widely. If you would like to work with me, send inquiries to You can see more of my work at and

One last thing. Your sense of wellbeing and security is paramount to us creating good work together. So you are always welcome to bring someone along to the shoot if you so desire.

Thanks in advance for your consideration.


Recognition by Communication Arts Magazine, Photo District News, Print Magazine, DoubleTake Magazine, and The One Show. Numerous gallery shows in the U.S. and overseas. Photo instructor at UCLA, The Santa Fe Workshops, The Anderson Ranch, Julia Dean Workshops, Panasonic Digital Photography Academy and Working with Artists.