Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

ok so what exactly is the difference

Art nude's , Glamour nude's , fashion nudes ?

and where does it just become naked pictures with
no genre ?

does it have to have a genre guess not  !

BUT.....

how exactly Do you decide  & say this is an
"art nude" ect ect

Dec 09 12 07:22 pm Link

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Mark Salo

Posts: 8657

Olney, Maryland, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:
ok so what exactly is the difference

Art nude's , Glamour nude's , fashion nudes ?

and where does it just become naked pictures with
no genre ?

does it have to have a genre guess not  !

BUT.....

how exactly Do you decide  & say this is an
"art nude" ect ect

Look at the photographer's portfolio and discuss with the photographer.  Don't be shy; discuss full nude, partial nude, etc.

Dec 09 12 07:28 pm Link

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Abbitt Photography

Posts: 11893

Oakland Acres, Iowa, US

Obviously, there can be a lot of subjectivity in such definitions, but I think what they all have in common is at least some nudity.  Whether it's artistic, emphasizing fashion or glamour defines the rest.

I second what Mark said about looking at the photographer's portfolio.  That will probably tell you more than any term used will.

Dec 09 12 07:28 pm Link

Photographer

Stanley L Moore

Posts: 1680

Houston, Texas, US

Simple..... if it is in B&W it's ART.
If it's in full color it's PORN.
LOL.

Dec 09 12 07:44 pm Link

Photographer

ForeverFotos

Posts: 6645

Indianapolis, Indiana, US

Stanley L Moore wrote:
Simple..... if it is in B&W it's ART.
If it's in full color it's PORN.
LOL.

shhhhhh, that's a top secret........don't tell anyone!

Dec 09 12 07:51 pm Link

Photographer

EdwardKristopher

Posts: 3377

Dallas, Texas, US

Stanley L Moore wrote:
Simple..... if it is in B&W it's ART.
If it's in full color it's PORN.
LOL.

???

Dec 09 12 07:55 pm Link

Photographer

Darkroom Art

Posts: 657

JOBSTOWN, New Jersey, US

IMHO, art makes you think or feel something. Art can be beautiful and it can be ugly. Art moves you.

Dec 09 12 07:55 pm Link

Photographer

L Bass

Posts: 957

Nacogdoches, Texas, US

As you gain experience, you will begin to form your own opinion as to what the differences are. It's hard to describe the differences to an 18 year old, in terms they will understand. Sorry.

Dec 09 12 07:57 pm Link

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BTHPhoto

Posts: 6839

Fairbanks, Alaska, US

Fashion sells the clothes, glamour sells the girl, art touches the heart. Great  photography does all three.  Don't insult me by asking me to choose a category. ~ Anonymous

Dec 09 12 08:06 pm Link

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Jen B

Posts: 3519

Nashville, Tennessee, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:
ok so what exactly is the difference

Art nude's , Glamour nude's , fashion nudes ?

and where does it just become naked pictures with
no genre ?

does it have to have a genre guess not  !

BUT.....

how exactly Do you decide  & say this is an
"art nude" ect ect

I think you decide the same way to put a nude in a category as you would a non nude.

So Art-clothed, Glamour-clothed, fashion clothed have the same difference.

How do you decide if a shot is a fashion or beauty one? I think sometimes an art shot and a fashion shot can intentionally blend or share flavors. I guess they all can.

I like art shots, I also like nudes I like creative. I am willing to combine them.

Are you asking because you are intersted? Which one do you want to avoid? Then avoid that.
Jen
Hey,
I just looked at your port. How would you describe your genre? Then look for photographers who have ports that look like you want yours to look. Should help you get in the direction you want to go.
Jen again

Dec 09 12 08:06 pm Link

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DAN CRUIKSHANK

Posts: 1786

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Art nudes tend to be more figurative. Emotional, but not as sexual or seductive. An art nude will make you think, but it wont necesarilly trigger any form of sexual attraction to the model.

The easiest example of glamour nude is Playboy. Glamour tends to be more sexy/sexual, the purpose is more to focus on the sensuality of the specific model.

Fashion nudes look like fashion work, but with nudity. Expressive faces and poses. Similar to what you might see in Vogue with various amounts of nudity, but they aren't really explicit.

This is just my view.

Everyone will see things a bit differently, especially with the 'art nude' genre.

Dec 09 12 08:13 pm Link

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Farenell Photography

Posts: 18244

Albany, New York, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:
Art nude's , Glamour nude's , fashion nudes ?

Art nudes = B&W

Glamour = color often making the model look eff'able

Fashion nudes = either in B&W or color but holding nothing but a fashion accessory like a purse (if even that)

[/sarcasm]

There is no good answer to this question. They can all kinda blend together & each of those different genre definitions can mean VERY different things to different people (like "edgy" or "sensuous").

Dec 09 12 11:26 pm Link

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EdBPhotography

Posts: 7679

Torrance, California, US

My interpretation...

Art Nude - It's about light, form, lines, composition, contrasts, textures and mood.  It's the kind of work I'd show on a wall inside my house and not feel uncomfortable about anyone viewing it, since it's (IMO) reminiscent of the classic oil paintings.  There's almost a detachment from the model and the viewer, as if the viewer is simply looking into a scene.  Models can also come in any shape, from very thin to very heavy.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/09 … 0a4d41.jpg (18+)

Glamour Nude - It's about sexuality, beauty and titillation.  There's a sort of teasing going on because the model is either communicating that with her eyes, or accentuating the erotic body parts.  The model, in essence, is aware of the viewers and connecting with them in a way that communicates sexual desire.  Models tend to be very curvacious and have a lot of sex appeal.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/09 … 45d807.jpg (18+)

Fashion Nude - The focus is more on style.  Hair, makeup and wardrobe are very Avant Garde, or unique.  Models appear detached, but still aware of the viewer.  Models also tend to be much thinner and taller, with strong facial features.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/08 … 422f3f.jpg (18+)

Erotic Nude - Similar to artistic nudes, but there's a very strong sense of sexuality and eroticism.  Fetish can be a theme, but solo acts and couples can also be seen.  Either way, the images are bold and can be hard for some more conservative people to look at.  There's still elements of composition, lighting and tone though, so they can be very beautiful images as well.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/08 … e02b9e.jpg (18+)

Porn - Google that shit, because I can't link it here.  In essence though, there's penetration, bodily fluids, unusually long cocks, and at least one guy with a pony tail.

Again, these are just my own particular definitions.

Dec 10 12 12:02 am Link

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Art Silva

Posts: 9612

Santa Barbara, California, US

Darkroom Art wrote:
IMHO, art makes you think or feel something. Art can be beautiful and it can be ugly. Art moves you.

One can say the exact same thing about Porn.

it is all subjective and in ones personal taste.

I try to steer clear from these definitions as everyone will have their own.

Dec 10 12 12:12 am Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

L Bass wrote:
As you gain experience, you will begin to form your own opinion as to what the differences are. It's hard to describe the differences to an 18 year old, in terms they will understand. Sorry.

why does being 18 make a difference ? yikes

Dec 10 12 02:22 am Link

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730372

Posts: 1952

Abbeville, Alabama, US

L Bass wrote:
It's hard to describe the differences to an 18 year old, in terms they will understand. Sorry.

There's plenty of 18 year olds out there that would have no difficulty explaining the differences to you though!

Dec 10 12 02:27 am Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

MyrnaByrna wrote:
I think you decide the same way to put a nude in a category as you would a non nude.

So Art-clothed, Glamour-clothed, fashion clothed have the same difference.

How do you decide if a shot is a fashion or beauty one? I think sometimes an art shot and a fashion shot can intentionally blend or share flavors. I guess they all can.

I like art shots, I also like nudes I like creative. I am willing to combine them.

Are you asking because you are intersted? Which one do you want to avoid? Then avoid that.
Jen
Hey,
I just looked at your port. How would you describe your genre? Then look for photographers who have ports that look like you want yours to look. Should help you get in the direction you want to go.
Jen again

Yes it's hard to tell on MM though sometimes !

confused

a bit .

you can tell - but not always on MM big_smile

Dec 10 12 02:28 am Link

Photographer

Craig Hildebrand

Posts: 249

Cape Coral, Florida, US

I'm a little confused why someone who has already been published in playboy doesn't understand this topic (see the third photo with the head chopped off) .....

Dec 10 12 05:18 am Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

Craig Hildebrand wrote:
I'm a little confused why someone who has already been published in playboy doesn't understand this topic (see the third photo with the head chopped off) .....

How funny big_smile ... err that's not a playboy pic and i haven't

if you/anyone else  want's
to see the rest of the photo ( it is mine )  if you don't believe me

pm me smile

Dec 10 12 05:30 am Link

Model

CRIMSON REIGN

Posts: 826

Baltimore, Maryland, US

EdBPhotography wrote:
My interpretation...

Art Nude - It's about light, form, lines, composition, contrasts, textures and mood.  It's the kind of work I'd show on a wall inside my house and not feel uncomfortable about anyone viewing it, since it's (IMO) reminiscent of the classic oil paintings.  There's almost a detachment from the model and the viewer, as if the viewer is simply looking into a scene.  Models can also come in any shape, from very thin to very heavy.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/09 … 0a4d41.jpg (18+)

Glamour Nude - It's about sexuality, beauty and titillation.  There's a sort of teasing going on because the model is either communicating that with her eyes, or accentuating the erotic body parts.  The model, in essence, is aware of the viewers and connecting with them in a way that communicates sexual desire.  Models tend to be very curvacious and have a lot of sex appeal.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/09 … 45d807.jpg (18+)

Fashion Nude - The focus is more on style.  Hair, makeup and wardrobe are very Avant Garde, or unique.  Models appear detached, but still aware of the viewer.  Models also tend to be much thinner and taller, with strong facial features.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/08 … 422f3f.jpg (18+)

Erotic Nude - Similar to artistic nudes, but there's a very strong sense of sexuality and eroticism.  Fetish can be a theme, but solo acts and couples can also be seen.  Either way, the images are bold and can be hard for some more conservative people to look at.  There's still elements of composition, lighting and tone though, so they can be very beautiful images as well.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/08 … e02b9e.jpg (18+)

Porn - Google that shit, because I can't link it here.  In essence though, there's penetration, bodily fluids, unusually long cocks, and at least one guy with a pony tail.

Again, these are just my own particular definitions.

+1

Dec 10 12 02:40 pm Link

Model

Gina Dee

Posts: 314

BRONX, New York, US

With one you take all of your clothes of but with the other you just have to be naked..... Or is it the other way around?... I get em mixed up, but I've done both.

Dec 10 12 02:51 pm Link

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Jhono Bashian

Posts: 2432

Cleveland, Ohio, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:

How funny big_smile ... err that's not a playboy pic and i haven't

if you/anyone else  want's
to see the rest of the photo ( it is mine )  if you don't believe me

pm me smile

just post them...

Dec 10 12 02:58 pm Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

Jhono Bashian wrote:

just post them...

no i hate my face in it . pm me if you want to see it .

Dec 10 12 03:05 pm Link

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M Pandolfo Photography

Posts: 12116

Tampa, Florida, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:
and where does it just become naked pictures with
no genre ?

When I'm the photographer.

Dec 10 12 03:11 pm Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

OK . so two people in this thread and the mods have seen the  full picture yes it's me .

for fuck sake why would i be stupid enough to STEAL someones photo
that'd be pretty stupid since i have an extensive portfolio of my own which  i decided not to post here since my look has completely changed . even teeth .

no lie .

What the actual fuck .

Dec 10 12 03:21 pm Link

Photographer

Nor-Cal Photography

Posts: 2859

Walnut Creek, California, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:
ok so what exactly is the difference

Art nude's , Glamour nude's , fashion nudes ?

I call this art nude, but I realize it is somewhat (or perhaps very) controversial.

18+

http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/pic/24208056

Dec 10 12 03:25 pm Link

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Craig Hildebrand

Posts: 249

Cape Coral, Florida, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:

How funny big_smile ... err that's not a playboy pic and i haven't

if you/anyone else  want's
to see the rest of the photo ( it is mine )  if you don't believe me

pm me smile

Private message sent..  smile

Dec 11 12 11:06 am Link

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S W I N S K E Y

Posts: 24319

Saint Petersburg, Florida, US

Bunnierabbits wrote:
and where does it just become naked pictures with
no genre ?

model mayhem...

most don't know the difference

art nude / fine art nude, it's the photographers skill exhibited.
glamour nudes are more like Playboy where the model's look is significant and she might play to the camera.

with fashion nudes the clothes, hair and make-up become significant.

erotic nude makes you think about sex..

porn, shows you sex...

http://i.imgur.com/m8TQi.png

Dec 11 12 12:05 pm Link

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Model

Anna Adrielle

Posts: 18763

Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

glamour nude is like playboy (photography wise I mean). so hot girls looking sexy.

ex: http://www.hotwomenmagazine.com/images/ … ayboy6.JPG

art nudes is often black and white but not always, but there it's really about the art. the human body as a form of art. with art nude it's often also full nudity.

ex: http://img3.etsystatic.com/000/0/522226 … 209291.jpg


fashion nude and art nude have a bit of an overlap, but with fashion nude it's usually more about the model and not about "art", and often with more attitude. and usually the entire naked body is less "out there" compared to art nudes. It's also almost always with fashion models :p. While with art nudes, they can be tall or short or thin or curvy, so it's less specific.

ex: http://www.irishtimes.com/blogs/fash-mo … arlie7.jpg 18+

Dec 11 12 12:27 pm Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

S W I N S K E Y wrote:

model mayhem...

most don't know the difference

art nude / fine art nude, it's the photographers skill exhibited.
glamour nudes are more like Playboy where the model's look is significant and she might play to the camera.

with fashion nudes the clothes, hair and make-up become significant.

erotic nude makes you think about sex..

porn, shows you sex...

YEA the MM part that's what i meant yikes!

thanks !

Dec 11 12 01:24 pm Link

Model

I-dont-know-I-forgot

Posts: 134

London, England, United Kingdom

Anna Adrielle wrote:
glamour nude is like playboy (photography wise I mean). so hot girls looking sexy.

ex: http://www.hotwomenmagazine.com/images/ … ayboy6.JPG

art nudes is often black and white but not always, but there it's really about the art. the human body as a form of art. with art nude it's often also full nudity.

ex: http://img3.etsystatic.com/000/0/522226 … 209291.jpg


fashion nude and art nude have a bit of an overlap, but with fashion nude it's usually more about the model and not about "art", and often with more attitude. and usually the entire naked body is less "out there" compared to art nudes. It's also almost always with fashion models :p. While with art nudes, they can be tall or short or thin or curvy, so it's less specific.

ex: http://www.irishtimes.com/blogs/fash-mo … arlie7.jpg 18+

so this is where im slightly confused my avatar would be no genre or :s

but thanks for links smile

Dec 11 12 01:25 pm Link

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Anna Adrielle

Posts: 18763

Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Bunnierabbits wrote:

so this is where im slightly confused my avatar would be no genre or :s

but thanks for links smile

I would say your avatar is glamour.

Dec 11 12 01:27 pm Link

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Vector 38

Posts: 8296

Austin, Texas, US

Abbitt Photography wrote:
there can be a lot of subjectivity in such definitions

+1

there can ... and there is. hmm.

Dec 11 12 01:37 pm Link

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D-Fotograf

Posts: 54

Frankfurt, Hassia, Germany

Bunnierabbits wrote:
ok so what exactly is the difference

Art nude's , Glamour nude's , fashion nudes ?

and where does it just become naked pictures with
no genre ?

does it have to have a genre guess not  !

BUT....."

how exactly Do you decide  & say this is an
"art nude" ect ect

There really isn't a correct answer. Just ask 10 people what they consider Art? But I will tell you my mythology. I use my old university professors idealism that we all had to learn to provoke this thought.   1)- "Art Nude"... hmmm - if its not porn (and that was well defined by the Supreme Court) its usually Art Nudes. Standing - walking or just plain sitting and smoking a cigarette. Helmut Newton was very good at this type of work.
He also made famous *(2)*- Glamour Nudes," in other words tall thin models showcasing something in fashion /Glamour world, such as make up or just walking across a street naked from models you know just look . Usually it was the high heels. (3) Finally do not confuse glamour with fashion nudes. And thats the naked truth!!

Dec 11 12 01:38 pm Link

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The Falcons Nest

Posts: 563

Rosedale, New York, US

Art nudes are when either the photographer or the model is named Art.

Dec 11 12 01:48 pm Link

Model

Anzhelika Yakimenko

Posts: 540

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, US

BTHPhoto wrote:
Fashion sells the clothes, glamour sells the girl, art touches the heart. Great  photography does all three.  Don't insult me by asking me to choose a category. ~ Anonymous

YES!  Not very often, but sometimes, someone answers a question so perfectly it cant be improved upon....just wish I had said it!  Thanks.

Dec 12 12 07:42 am Link

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ontherocks

Posts: 22918

Salem, Oregon, US

art nude is grainy b&w with slender model in yoga pose. bonus points if they are on some driftwood.

fashion nude is when they're wearing a jacket and no bra and the jacket is partially open, maybe showing some side boob. often a slender model as well.

glamour nude is wowza. curvy model being all kinds of sexy. i can get very distracted shooting this kind of material.

Dec 12 12 07:50 am Link

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Jojo West

Posts: 972

Washington, District of Columbia, US

Stanley L Moore wrote:
Simple..... if it is in B&W it's ART.
If it's in full color it's PORN.
LOL.

There's a bit more to it than that...the poses and expressions also have something to do with it.

I have a full color nude of my backside, not porn, more glamour I spose.

Porn = color + spread leg and ranchy facial expression
Artistic nude = "bodyscapes", B&W, sepia, blah blah

I guess it comes down to what do you see when you encounter a nude shot, does it make you think "oh that's lovely"; "oh that's too much, bam boobs in your face" ; "oh that's interesting"

Lol...I can't for the life of me put it into normal people words, so you get "Jo words" smile

Dec 12 12 07:50 am Link

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kitty_empire

Posts: 864

Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Bunnierabbits wrote:
fashion nudes ?

Sorry if this has been asked before but - how exactly does that work?

I mean, fashion nudes. Like dry water. Or invisible yellow.
?????????

Dec 12 12 07:51 am Link

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B R U N E S C I

Posts: 25319

Bath, England, United Kingdom

Bunnierabbits wrote:
fashion nudes ?

intense puppy wrote:
Sorry if this has been asked before but - how exactly does that work?

It's simple really, nudes or partial/implied nudes shot with a fashion aesthetic.

Dec 12 12 08:09 am Link