Jeff Klingler, Photographer Body Portraiture
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Intimate Body Portraiture


I now offer Body Portraiture Commissions

Over the years I have worked with many individuals and couples to create unique personal body portraits – what I call “Intimate Body Portraiture.” You can see the results of some of these collaborations in my Figure Portfolio.

If you find that my artistic vision of the human body appeals to you, then please consider commissioning an Intimate Body Portrait for yourself.

Why commission an Intimate Body Portrait?

Everyone has their own reasons, but motivations include:

  • Personal Satisfaction and Empowerment
  • A special gift for someone
  • Couples want to have this unique experience together
  • Self Awareness
  • See yourself in a different light
  • Capture yourself at a special time in your life
  • Always wanted to model
  • It just sounds like fun!

This is a unique experience

There are numerous reasons why my Portraiture Commissions are different from commercial portraits.

First, our work will be a collaboration. All of my figure work is done in collaboration with fine art photographer Ginni Savalli. This provides you the security and comfort of working with a couple, not just one person. Ginni is an accomplished photographer and working together creates a wider dynamic range of images (and interpretations) to choose from. To see some of Ginni’s work, click here.


Second, we do not use canned poses or corny sets. Each portrait session becomes a collaboration with the model(s), creating images unique to you. Think of the process as sculpting you in light – it is not a one-size-fits-all process, it is a creative process distinctive to you.


Third, our work is done from a fine art perspective, not a commercial one. Our Intimate Body Portraiture work takes its inspiration from our fine art figure projects, not the current fads from commercial portraiture. Also we do not “mass produce,” we offer only a limited number of appointments per year so that we can focus our creative energies on your portraiture work.


Fourth, you will receive one of a kind, hand made, fine art prints – not machine made digital prints. We work exclusively in black and white, shoot on film (which we develop ourselves), craft each print by hand in our darkrooms, then carefully mat and mount each print ourselves. Your portrait will be a piece of artwork, not just a picture.


Fifth, we strive to make your portraiture session a fun and memorable experience. A session takes several hours, we take numerous breaks with refreshments, we try several different sets, play music you bring, and keep the atmosphere relaxed and creative. People are often surprised with how confortable they feel in the studio in very little time. Whether you are an individual or a couple, we are confident you will enjoy your Intimate Portraiture experience.



How much does it cost?

The price is negotiable, depending on what you want. Typically, there is a sitting fee and per print or a multi-print package fee. We offer flexible terms and payment options and look forward to discussing the pricing possibilities with you.

If you would like additional information or if you are interested in setting up an appointment, please click here to send me a message or you can call 925-914-8829.


We look forward to hearing from you!