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Danie, why don't you shoot fashion/girls in bikinis/erotic/chicks?

Any client who has ever asked me to shoot any of the above might've encountered some resistance from me in the form of uncomfortable wigglings, to mmm, not sure if I can, to straight out 'no way Jose''s. Many people assume because you're a photographer, you're in the profession for the same reason as David Bailey who said: "[Fashion] photography gives me what I love most: women, money and photography," or something along those lines. Often I get a wink with a line that goes something like this: 'So you must see some nice honeys, hey?' Apart from the fact that its a bit juvenile, I suppose I can understand the stereotype. However, I thought I'd let you know why I don't, by preference, shoot fashion (ladies), girls in bikinis and the like.In order of importance my priorities are laid out like this:
My faith in God and Christian conviction.
My marriage
My child and family And somewhere after that, you'll find my career, which by the way…