M A X I M U S H K A

Anonymous asked: I'm in Charlotte and would love to be apart of this project.

There’s no way for me to know who you are if you are messaging me as “anonymous” without a name or contact details. Please email me at maxim@maximushka.com with subject line “PHOTOSHOOT”. Thank you!

Anonymous asked: Hi Maxim, Truly an awesome body of work you have. But have you considered including non-CIS (assigned at birth) and more masculine presenting women? I think it's important, especially in the Black community, that their beauty and value be portrayed as well.

Rest assured that there are more women represented in this project than what’s shown on this blog. You’ll be able to see those in the upcoming edition of my book.

flyyblkgrl asked: I'm absolutely in awe and in Love with Your work. The subject, the light, the dark, the colours, the ageless feel...everything exudes so much patience & Beauty. If I ever find myself in Charlotte, NC (or if You ever come to LDN) I would Love nothing more than to have a Portrait sitting with You! Continue to be Blessed with Your Gift!

Thank you for taking the time to write. Keep me posted on your travels and we may just work together.

theloulette asked: Not a real question - I just want to say how breathtaking your work is. I know you must hear this all the time, but I just have to say it again.

So very kind of you. Maybe you can be a part of it?

SEEKING MODELS - SUMMER 2014

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Currently seeking African and Afro-American women for portraiture sessions in the making of the second edition of my book, “Black Venus”. All shoots take place in Charlotte, North Carolina. No modeling experience is necessary. If interested, please message me here on Tumblr or email me through my website. I’d love to hear from you!