Monthly Archives: June 2007

Erin Fantasy

Erin Fantasy 10 Midway through the second session with Erin, I decided to let her pose in brief underwear. Those familiar with my photography know that this is quite a departure for me. The idea was to bring a sexy … Continue reading

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Don Carlos – Auto-da-fé

The Spanish Inquisition’s auto-da-fé, and the Roman Catholic Church’s Inquisition itself, are to me prime candidates for Exhibit A in my brief against organized religion. In Verdi’s Don Carlos the burning of the heretics is a powerful event, and the … Continue reading

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Erin Returns

Erin 48 A model who is dedicated to her craft usually gets better with time, incorporating as she does the sum of experiences with different photographers over several sessions. Erin and I had worked a few months previously, and although … Continue reading

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Julie

Julie 8 In early February (2006) a young woman wrote me: “Are you looking for nude models? I am interested in modeling for you. Please send me information and I can send you some pictures. I have always appreciated the … Continue reading

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Amanda in High Key

Amanda High Key 4 All right, I admit it, mea culpa, the high key photo series I took of Amanda as our final set working together were not very “fine art.” But, boy, were they fun to take, fun to … Continue reading

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Havana

Buena Vista Social Club Revisited In March 2002 my wife and I visited Cuba, under a Treasury Department- sanctioned license. We were restricted primarily to Havana and its immediate surroundings, and saw intriguing places like Hemingway’s house (a structure slowly … Continue reading

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Tribute to Bert & Marilyn; Brooke at the Solstice; The State Fair

Tribute to Bert & Marilyn 3 Over forty years ago, shortly before she committed suicide, photographer Bert Stern captured Marilyn Monroe for Vogue magazine. This and two other photos of Amanda were a small tribute to those sessions. ——————- For … Continue reading

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Amanda Reclines, Fiona, and A Photographer Scam

Amanda Reclines 9 Ever since our first session, Amanda and I obviously needed at least a second go ’round. She was just too luscious a model, with some fine innate talents. So we scheduled the session for early February, before … Continue reading

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Brighton Beach Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Brighton Beach Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Shops lining the avenue either side of the elevated train serve this concentration of Russian immigrants, with exterior signs and interior service conducted first in Russian and only secondarily in English. I loved the repeated … Continue reading

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Jessika

Jessika 25 Jessika was a model doing her first nude shoot with me. It being her first shoot, as in similar instances we kept pretty much to traditional poses. Jessika brought somewhat a melancholy look to many of the photos, … Continue reading

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