Online Models

Looking for models online can be an adventure. If you search for modeling web sites, you will discover that there are many to choose from. Browse through the site to get a good idea of the quantity and quality of models available on that particular site. Also, try to get a feel for the search capabilities of the site and other available features. Sometimes you need to become a member of the site to really see anything, but many sites are free or offer a free level of membership with some...

If there is anything that defines an image as fine art it is in the quality of the craft applied

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Artistic nudes are photographs that you would see in an art gallery. all others. In fact, in one workshop I attended, the instructor led a discussion about nude vs. naked and why only nude was acceptable. I didn't agree with that position or really see the distinction, but as I've said, everyone has their own opinion. There are also those who try to differentiate between artistic and fine-art nudes, but to me they are basically the same at least the approach and intent of the photographs are...

Types of Nude Photographs

Nude Photographs

The nude has been photographed ever since the beginnings of photography. In fact, nudes are one of the first subjects portrayed in most art forms. We seem to be drawn to human figures, both as artists and observers. Despite the popularity of nude images, everyone has their own opinions when it comes to nude photographs. One person's art is another's pornography. Attitudes can also change over time. What was once considered scandalous may now be widely accepted. Factors such as gender, age,...

Glamour Nudes

Glamour nudes are alluring images of beautiful women. The first thing that comes to mind is the photographs in men's magazines such as Playboy. Many photographers love to shoot glamour. And why not You are photographing beautiful women in beautiful settings. Since this is such a popular genre, it's really difficult to produce unique images or to have your own personal style. After being exposed to so many glamour images, I think that it's easy to be influenced by, and to...

This is a good way to work during a nude portrait session

Much controversy surrounding these definitions, clear communication with the model and well-defined expectations are important. Models who think they may want to try nude modeling but aren't sure may want to start with implied nudes. That will give them a chance to explore their comfort level with nudity and a chance test their boundaries. When they are ready, they can try more revealing poses. This is a good way to work during a nude portrait session. Once the model is comfortable with the...

Natural Settings

Natural settings, such as woods, mountains, lakes, seashores, and rivers, are wonderful places to shoot nudes. A nude body just fits in as a part of nature. The problem is ensuring an appropriate degree of privacy. You will definitely need to get off of the beaten path to find a good place to photograph nudes. Again, an assistant lookout is very helpful. The ideal situation is to find private property where you can shoot with the owner's permission, of course. It's a good idea to scout the area...

Unconventional Images and Experimental Techniques

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It's easy to get stuck in a rut and to keep producing the same types of images. One way to avoid that is to experiment. Try out new photographic techniques, In this type of implied nude, the model is nude, but covers herself with her pose. In this type of implied nude, the model is nude, but covers herself with her pose. Experimental images can be produced by the creative use of lighting and movement. use a lighting setup you've never used before, have fun with styling, or ask your model to...

A beautiful woman can shine in any setting so use your imagination

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A subtle change can make an artistic image top into a glamour photograph bottom . A subtle change can make an artistic image top into a glamour photograph bottom . ages also tend to be manipulated more extensively in postproduction than most other types of images, to remove any imperfections. In my opinion this is often overdone to the point where the model looks more like a mannequin than a person, but some people like that look. Before you get carried away, remember that real people have...

Table of Contents

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Types of Nude Photographs 7 Artistic and Fine-Art Nudes 8 Glamour Nudes 15 Commercial Nudes 18 Nude Portraits 19 Pornographic Nudes 22 Fetish Implied and Partial Nudes 24 Experimental Techniques 25 Final 2. Models 28 Where Do You Find Your Models 28 Finding the Right Models 28 Workshops and Group Photo Shoots 31 Online Models 33 Experienced Models 34 Photographer Recommendations and References . . .35 Regular Final Thoughts 38 3. Shooting Locations 39 Incorporate the Features of the Location...