Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sunset at the Zoo with Nikon’s 70-200mm f/2.8 VR2 AF-S lens on a Nikon D7000 Body

Sometimes the best way to test gear is to take it out for a camera date.   Why is testing gear different than using it?  Well, a test is an opportunity, when the meter isn’t running with a nervous playing … Continue reading

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Austin Texas’ Tall Thin Leggy Model Eight (8), 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8

Eight (8) is 29 years young … And old, with ageless expressive hazel eyes …  They always seems to be telling stories … She sports her pretty brunette head of long hair on a very long leggy, ugly duckling turned swanishly … Continue reading

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‘The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today’ – Volume 4 – Book Review

‘The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today, Volume 4‘ © 2011 is the latest currently available volume to this most excellent 4 volume series of examples of the worlds finest erotic art. Volume 4 contains erotic art separated into and … Continue reading

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New York Fetish Model Victoria Von Helkine

Victoria Von Helkine is only 5′ 5″ tall, weights 110 pounds and is very shapely. There is nothing, beyond shear size, diminutive about this New York fetish model dynamo. With 32B-23-34 measurements and sporting a zero dress size frame,  a career in high … Continue reading

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Nikon 85mm f1.8G AF-S Lens Announced, Considered, and pre Reviewed vs the 85mm f1.8D, 85mm f1.4D and 85mm f1.4G Nikkor Prime Portrait Lenses

The Nikon 85mm f1.8G AF-S Nikkor Lens has been announced. The  85mm f1.8D is a very sweet lens and quite inexpensive vis-a-vis its competing choices. During a November, 2011 review of the 85mm f1.8D, I mentioned that that if price were no … Continue reading

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‘Culo’ by Raphael Mazzucco – A book review

‘Culo‘ ©  2011 by photographer Raphael Mazzucco, paraphrasing is a tribute to “derriere, tush, rear end, booty, or just plain culo.” Photo books are the easiest to review.  You open, you look, you flip.  There are like almost no pages … Continue reading

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Greg Papazian, Sherman Oaks, California based photographer of music bands and women

‘The Cage’ first drew me into Greg Papazian’s work like a moth to a flame. What crazy wonderful lines and angles everywhere. It turns out, Greg was shooting as a professional photographer of rock bands from early in the 70’s. … Continue reading

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“Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash” by Joe McNally – A Book Review

‘Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash‘ © 2011 by Joe McNally is one of those 432 page books I’m reading cover to cover. McNally starts off Chapter 1 with one redheaded model, on seamless white background. … Continue reading

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Ballet trained professional fine art nude model Lisa Jupiter

Lisa Jupiter is a 28 years young puppet of a muse. Look though you might, good luck seeing the wires. It’s her dancer’s training, me thinks.  Invisible wires hold up her 5′ 8″ size 4 lithe form. Sometimes blonde, sometimes … Continue reading

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“The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today – Volume 1” – A book review

‘The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today, Volume 1‘ ©  2007 is the first of this currently 4 volume series. Like its sisters, ‘The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today, Volume 1‘  displays examples of the worlds most diverse and best … Continue reading

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To get the shot, what happens off screen?

This is a cute video I saw floating around my inbox recently of some of the strange kinds  of things that might be happening behind the scenes during a photo shoot. Click Link to Download and then View Video While … Continue reading

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International Fine Art Nude Model Laura New Myers

2012 we kick of with truly versatile fine art nude model Laura New Myers. Residing for now in Bangkok, Thailand, Laura is a professional international traveling model. “I have been Modeling now for eight years. Starting in Alabama and worked my way from state … Continue reading

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