Art Nudes from Sometimes Stock Photographer ‘Wesfoto’ Wes VanDinter of Las Vegas, NV

Briane - Wes VanDinter, nude blonde, blonde hair, long blonde hair, from the rear, buttocks, naked, black and white, pillar, las vegas, black high healed shoes, open toe, legs crossed, holding pillar,
Briane - Wes VanDinter

Las Vegas based Wes VanDinter is a Stock Photographer and Teacher of a Digital Photography Class at College of Southern Nevada from, who has been shooting photos for just over 10 years now, mainly for the love of it.

Love … especially in the case of his nudes.

“The photo with the power lines and ‘IT’ girl may be the singularly most Continue reading Art Nudes from Sometimes Stock Photographer ‘Wesfoto’ Wes VanDinter of Las Vegas, NV

Nikon D7000 Memory speed tests, SDHC Memory Cards: including Sandisk Extreme Pro UHS Speed Class 1 45MB/Sec and Several Popular Class 10 SDHC Cards

Sandisk Extreme Pro SDHC 45GB-Sec 8GBSo, the D7000 DX sensor format camera body has a hundred shot built in memory buffer, right?

Not exactly, this buffer size, in number of pictures depends on photo quality.

When shooting High Resolution RAW Nikon NEF images in 14 Bit depth, the D7000 can only story 10 shots in its built-in buffer.

Continue reading Nikon D7000 Memory speed tests, SDHC Memory Cards: including Sandisk Extreme Pro UHS Speed Class 1 45MB/Sec and Several Popular Class 10 SDHC Cards

Sensual and Erotic Art Images by Professional Fashion Photographer Michael Steiner of Designfactory – Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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Beauty-02 Michael Steiner

Munich, Germany’s Michael Steiner, a professional photographer whose clients include:  magazines, companies from all branches and fashion labels, is sharing with us 8 very sensual images of women.

His ongoing love affair with the taking of beautiful photographs began for Michael while attending school in Munich, Germany.  During this time, he began to experiment with photography through shooting of portraits.

'Kaat', Michael Steiner, red bra, brunette, arms on wooden rail, bust up, shot, green eyes, short nails, nail polish, beautiful woman
'Kaat' Michael Steiner

Drawn to experimenting, he explored the differences between painting, photography and other art forms while he studied photography in 1980’s Berlin.

Perhaps you followers of history may recall, the Berlin Wall fell Continue reading Sensual and Erotic Art Images by Professional Fashion Photographer Michael Steiner of Designfactory – Munich, Bavaria, Germany

“Nylon Girls” – Erotic Fashion Photography © 2010 by Christine Kessler, with introduction by Eric Kroll a Book Review

'Nylon Girls', by Christine Kessler - with Introduction - by Eric Kroll - Erotic Fashion Photography - Front Cover, blonde, heals up, open mouthed, gaping mouth, red lipstick, red puffy lips, camel toe, garters, red nylon stockings, red seamed stockings, platform shoes, Nylon Girls” © 2010 by Christine Kessler, with a quinta lingual one page introduction by Erotic Photographer Eric Kroll, has in fine print at top of cover, “Erotic Fashion Photography.”

The Amazon product description of “Nylon Girls” is sparse and ending promisingly with, “A dish to be savoured over and over.”  This little quote is probably a fair percentage of the total text of “Nylon Girls“, and in my view

Continue reading “Nylon Girls” – Erotic Fashion Photography © 2010 by Christine Kessler, with introduction by Eric Kroll a Book Review

Art Nudes from Photographer Billy Monday of Frederick, MD USA

'Committed' Billy Monday, Marquette, Michigan, shores,  Lake Superior, model, Mila Avani, rocks, coastline, leap, jump, sunset, nude, naked, female, model, woman, orange, water, dive, blonde cliff, diving, brittain
'Committed' Billy Monday

Billy Monday has been interested in photography pretty much for his whole life.

Billy’s father, an engineer, worked briefly  for Argus Camera, the company which pioneered and popularized 35mm photography in the United States.

During the during ’60s and ’70s, being thus presented with the opportunities of a lucky lad living in a house full of cameras, Billy rapidly gravitated to become the family photographer by documenting the events and trips of his youth.

Ever the documentarian, Billy today secures income from photography, mainly through shooting weddings and other events.

Art photography provides an outlet whereby Billy keeps his creative interests up.

“I do not consider my work to be Continue reading Art Nudes from Photographer Billy Monday of Frederick, MD USA

“H2O” Underwater Photography by Howard Schatz of Glamour Art Nudes in Swimming Pools a Book Review

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"H2O" by Howard Schatz, Underwater Nude Glamour Photography Book Cover

H2O” © 2007 is the third of Howard Schatz’s pool nude book series and is a valued addition to my collection of coffee table glamour photography books.

At over 178 10″ by 14″ pages, this is a book long on photographs and short on words.

Where there are words Continue reading “H2O” Underwater Photography by Howard Schatz of Glamour Art Nudes in Swimming Pools a Book Review

Fantasy Photo Manipulations with Before and After Retouch Example by Digital Artist Eithné Ní Anluaín – Dundalk, Louth, Ireland

Eithné Ní Anluaín is a Photoshop wizard extraordinaire who pushes the boundaries between fantasy and reality.

In 2009 by mere chance, she started doing some digital art with Photoshop Elements 6.

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'Uisce'

Yay … right!?

It didn’t take her long to set herself up with a high performance Mac system using the full Creative Suite 5.  In a very short bit of time, Eithné has earned distinction of being named ModelMayhem’s 2010 ‘Digital Artist the Year’ and is working very hard to build a career of her imagination and art.

The genesis for ‘Uisce’ or ‘Water,’ our lead in shot here,

“was primarily done as I wanted Continue reading Fantasy Photo Manipulations with Before and After Retouch Example by Digital Artist Eithné Ní Anluaín – Dundalk, Louth, Ireland

Full frame vs crop sensor what is the future for DSLR’s?

Sigma 50mm F1.4 Lens, Nikon D90, Exposure:  1/125 seconds, F9, ISO 200, Glamour Female, Black and White, Red Head, Blue Eyes, Tear, Tears, Head Shot, APS-C, Sensor, Beautiful Girl
Sigma 50mm F1.4 Lens, Nikon D90 with APS-C Sensor, Exposure: 1/125 seconds, F9, ISO 200

What is the future of crop sensor and full frame ( 35mm x 24mm ) size sensor formats for digital technologies?

Will the full size sensors dominate the professional digital photography world for always, or will the crop sensors push them on out, much as 35mm film pushed out the large box cameras of years past?

Sure the large sensors currently have better signal to noise ratios.

What are the other larger sensor inherent advantages? Continue reading Full frame vs crop sensor what is the future for DSLR’s?

Black and White Art Nude Figure Studies by Photographer Igor Amelkovich – Chelyabinsk, Russia

Russian photographer Igor Amelkovich likes to photograph nudes of self-assured women subjects who are comfortable in sharing their beauty.

Podium Play © Igor Amelkovich, black and white, implied nude, buttocks, legs, kneeling, head down, ass up,naked, woman, girl, female, russian
Podium Play © Igor Amelkovich

With two artistic interests: landscape photography and the nude, Igor feels “a woman is nature’s concentrated form of beauty.”

His textures and tones and sense of line and composition combine to create captivating beautiful black and white nudes.

He achieves technically superb results using relatively simple gear through delicately controlled passion and close attention to certain details.

A recently self-taught photographer living in the southern Ural mountains of Russia,  Igor has succeeded in winning numberous regional and international awards.

His work are published in many magazines, including “Playboy” and “GQ” (Germany), “BIZ” (Turkey), “Medved” and “Mouline Rouge” Russia, “Photo-Art” (Czech Republic) and “People Magazine Australia” (Australia).

With an engineer’s love for precision – having studied radio engineering at South Ural State University – Igor takes anachronistically stunning photographs of confident beautiful nude women figure models using only  Continue reading Black and White Art Nude Figure Studies by Photographer Igor Amelkovich – Chelyabinsk, Russia

“Water Dance” by Howard Schatz’s – In Pool Art Nude Photos of Dancers Book Review

Water Dance, by, Howard Schatz, Cover, Dancer, Water, Ballet, Pool, Photo, Nude, Chiffon, San Fransisco Ballet, SF BalletWater Dance” © 1996 is a ground breaking book by Howard Schatz, in which are published some of the images which started the now popular nudes in pools photos we now see in so many great photographer’s portfolios, and in which many would be great photographers will dabble.

For “Water Dance,” Schatz worked with dancers, both male and female, many of these from the San Fransisco Ballet.

The shots are sprinkled with chiffons and with costuming created by the SF Ballet company clothier Patty Fitzpatrick specifically for underwater use.

Then of course there are the nudes … many with red heads.

This being the 90’s, the carpets and drapes are matching.

Ballet bars are an occasional prop.   Also there are backdrops and of course swimming pools.

While this is Continue reading “Water Dance” by Howard Schatz’s – In Pool Art Nude Photos of Dancers Book Review

Photos from Leah Hilton Full Time Professional Nude Model – Providence, Rhode Island, USA

To help kick off Super Bowl Sunday, we have 12 luscious photos from the portfolio of full-time nude model Leah Hilton.  Better than half time Budweiser beer commercials, right?

Leah Hilton, Can't go up any higher, © Mass Model Photographer, nude body suit, pussy, white, red head, implied
Can’t go up any higher Leah Hilton © Mass Model Photographer

 

Like a Brittany Spears or a Madonna, Leah is devoted to working all angles of the full package.

In addition to making her living through modeling, Leah is also an actress, a singer and a writer.

No relation to the hotel chains or to Paris Hilton, Leah is a charming 21 year old young lady who has been making a successful living as professional nude glamour model for about a year now.

On the phone, little Miss Hilton’s energy was quite positive and immediately apparent.

I asked Leah right off about her photos, many of which while beautifully done are quite blatantly vagina out.

Continue reading Photos from Leah Hilton Full Time Professional Nude Model – Providence, Rhode Island, USA

9 Tips, How does one find and shoot nude models?

A lot of photographers are interested to know how they too can shoot nude women … I know I was.

At first, finding nude models to photograph may seem a bit daunting…

So, how can it be done?

1> Be a good photographer.

Obvious, right?

If you are not yet a good photographer, improve your skills of photography and in shooting by practicing with clothed people.

Know your gear.

Have confidence of knowing Continue reading 9 Tips, How does one find and shoot nude models?

Haute Glamour Images of Aspiring Model Maria Sulkin – Clifton, New Jersey, US

Maria Sulkin, rising star and aspiring model, began modeling about a year ago and claims to have fallen in love with her newly found place before the camera …

Back Bend on Wooden Floor & Fur in Black Bra & Panties Maria Sulkin © Franklin NYC 2011 Bracelet Red Lipstick Brunette Russian Model
Back Bend on Wooden Floor & Fur in Black Bra & Panties Maria Sulkin © Franklin NYC 2011

Who can blame her?

Currently living in Clifton, New Jersey, US and originally born in Moscow, Russia, Maria moved to the United States when she was just 10 years old.

Pine Apple with Missing Slice & Yellow Lipstick Maria Sulkin © Serena Star Photography 2010 Implied Nude Head and Shoulders Shot
Pine Apple with Missing Slice & Yellow Lipstick Maria Sulkin © Serena Star Photography 2010

Now 26, 5’5″ and 125 lbs wet, Continue reading Haute Glamour Images of Aspiring Model Maria Sulkin – Clifton, New Jersey, US