You’ve probably already seen my main page, (above link) http://www.modelmayhem.com/901436 and my pinups page, http://www.modelmayhem.com/1575881, so you already know that most of my work is landscapes and other non-model work. I try to keep my work with models reasonably well balanced between fully-clothed, lingerie and nude work and have set up my main MM page to reflect this.
This page, however, is devoted to my nude work. Please enjoy it and please let me know what you think. There is no art without an audience. We are a team, you and I, and communication between us is vital.
I hold that there is no genre that presents more opportunities or more challenges for the photographer than photographing the nude human body. Nor, I feel, is there a genre of modeling that is at once more demanding and at the same time more rewarding for the model. Literally stripped to the bare minimum of external limitations, we are forced to rely our talents, skills and discernment to create pictures that are worth creating. While I believe that there is no part of the body that cannot be suitably photographed and viewed, to do so with taste, respect and, yes, love of the human body demands both freedom and discipline. The ability to maintain a balance between complete artistic freedom and disciplined professionalism is, I feel, what separates the artist from the pornographer.
If you’re a model and would like to work with me, you should know that at my age, 73 at this writing, I do this only for my own satisfaction and the satisfaction of my models (and the satisfaction of my audience, of course). Consequently, I shoot only TFCD unless there is a client backing up the project financially. Between the condition of the market and my determination to spend my final years doing what I damned well please, those clients are rare indeed. I am also intent on developing work that is marketable in either online or brick-and-mortar galleries or in coffee-table books. Should any of these ventures prove profitable, the models that work with me regularly will share in any profits, of course.
I am very loyal to those models who are willing to invest their time and talents in my work. While I can’t offer you money, I can offer you a respectful, supportive, safe and fun environment in which to experiment, learn and develop your craft as a model. I hope that you’ll find that opportunity appealing.