Pin-Up Photographer

Pin-Up Photographer

If you're searching for the perfect pin-up photographer, look no further. Below you will find information on locating a photographer in your area that will turn you into a gorgeous pin-up girl.

Finding a Pin-up Photographer

Are you looking to have a few fun photos taken of yourself? Or are you interested in becoming a professional pin-up model? Either way, you need a photographer who knows how to handle setting up a pin-up shoot. A good photographer will also have stylists who can do your makeup and set your hair in a characteristic pin-up style. A huge part of pin-up art is the hair and makeup, so you don't want to scrimp in this area.

Use Caution!

Before you hire a photographer, there are a few things to keep in mind. Pin-up photos tend to be sexy and seductive. If you're scantily clad, you're going to want to make sure you're working with a reputable photographer who won't make you uncomfortable or compromise your safety.

To make sure you know what you're getting into, do some checking around on photographers you want to work with. Make sure they have an established portfolio and ask for recommendations from past models and other photographers they have worked with. Checking into a photographer's background could save you headaches in the future.


Here are a few photographers you might consider hiring, each with a link to their online gallery. You can also conduct an Internet search to find someone in your immediate area.

Viva Van Story Pinup Photography

Viva Van Story is known for being a fun, easy to get along with photographer who will capture you at your very best. Intent on capturing women at their sexiest without being gratuitously explicit, she knows pin-up art and has an eye for detail.

Located in New Jersey, Viva caters to the East Coast crowd. However, she does travel to Los Angeles and Las Vegas once a year to accommodate West Coast clients. Hair and makeup artists are provided upon request.

Vara Pappas Photography


Besides being a pin-up photographer, Vara Pappas is also a pin-up model. Her work ranges from innocently seductive to edgy erotica, and she's got a great eye for texture, color, and position. Located in Los Angeles, Vara's been photographing California's pin-up elite for years.

Jason Holmes Photography

The photographers of Jason Holmes Photography have been taking great photos for over a decade, and their work has appeared in such prestigious fashion publications as Glamour and Allure. They also have a hair and make up team to help you achieve the look you want. In addition, they shoot in-studio and on location.

More Information

If you're still curious about pin-up photographers, here are some links that will help you learn more:

  • Zivity hosts images taken by top-rated pin-up photographers. There's no shortage of great photography here. You can peruse the galleries to help locate a photographer near you.
  • Suicide Girls specializes in girls with an edge. If you're interested in pin-up photography, which includes tattoos and piercings, this is the site for you.
  • There is a LoveToKnow page about pin-up girls on the lingerie channel.
  • Modern day pinup girl Dita Von Teese is a classic beauty, and her galleries will give you all sorts of inspiration for your own photo shoots.
  • This site is dedicated to the world's most famous pin-up girl, Bettie Page.
  • There is even a Zombie pin-up calendar.
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