Middle-aged nude photographer bares himself, too. While this is not safe for work, or lunch, I find Terry Donovan’s self-portraits quite brave, if not hilarious. I certainly wouldn’t “go there.”
People! They’re just naked!
MidbrowArt Model Vs Photographer
The Model Vs. Photographer series was created during a period of modest desperation. I had nobody available who was willing to model, but I wanted to keep moving ahead with cranking out images. While sitting around pondering this, I was struck by the idea that it would be hilarious if I would mimic the poses of models I had shot previously. This idea caught hold because of three things.
First, I really thought that the shots would be funny. Second, it was about the only truly creative idea I had ever had. While I’ve often seen photographer do nude self portraits, I had never seen a male photographer deliberately adopt the same poses as the females that he had shot before. Third, what better way to blunt the criticism that most nude art degrades women? I’m saying that I’m perfectly willing to do anything that I ask my models to do.? And I really think that the more feminine the pose, the funnier the shots become. So, in a serious light, that begs the viewer to ask “why?” But, forget the “why”, these are meant to be fun. Have a laugh at my e35ense. I welcome the “yuks”.
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