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Never heard of him but photography isn't exactly on my play list either. He's got an interesting concept and does nice work but it strikes me more as novelty than something that really evokes an emotional response.

When it comes to photographing nudes my personal preference is for B&W. I appreciate the simplicity of a narrow range of shading which allows my imagination to fill in the rest.
 

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Never heard of him but photography isn't exactly on my play list either. He's got an interesting concept and does nice work but it strikes me more as novelty than something that really evokes an emotional response.

When it comes to photographing nudes my personal preference is for B&W. I appreciate the simplicity of a narrow range of shading which allows my imagination to fill in the rest.

i love black & white landscape photo's

ever hear of Philip Hyde?

not as well known as Ansel Adams, but some of his work is breathtaking

i own a number of his original prints....mostly the black & white ones
 

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anyone ever seen him before?

what do you think of his art form?

No and the art is not bad but I agree with Lutherf, there are better approaches to blending photography as an art with human image as the subject. B&W I would agree is one method, but also there is impressionist work where the photo looks more like pencil based art that gives a similar feel to the subject. Digital manipulation.

The work here has been done before. Not necessarily with light patterns and controls, but with color imaging output manipulation for similar results. For example, turning everything in the picture to black and white with the exception of one element of the shot left in color. Eyes, lips, a held object secondary to the subject, what have you. Something that gives a emotional response because of the manipulation that would not exist with just a basic photograph.

Just nude art as a subject category has been overdone so much that there is little distinction between the plethora of "soft core" and "art based" porn available and the rare photographer, using a rare subject model, and perhaps setting that is unique or difficult to replicate. And even then the line between mainstream soft core art is not that great.

This sort of thing does not appeal to me, outside of the examples Lutherf and I have provided, as we are talking about a huge segment of the photo art realm.

We might as well be talking about landscape black and white photo art... and end up talking about Ansel Adams, or Martin Henson, or Knapp, or many many others.
 

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No and the art is not bad but I agree with Lutherf, there are better approaches to blending photography as an art with human image as the subject. B&W I would agree is one method, but also there is impressionist work where the photo looks more like pencil based art that gives a similar feel to the subject. Digital manipulation.

The work here has been done before. Not necessarily with light patterns and controls, but with color imaging output manipulation for similar results. For example, turning everything in the picture to black and white with the exception of one element of the shot left in color. Eyes, lips, a held object secondary to the subject, what have you. Something that gives a emotional response because of the manipulation that would not exist with just a basic photograph.

Just nude art as a subject category has been overdone so much that there is little distinction between the plethora of "soft core" and "art based" porn available and the rare photographer, using a rare subject model, and perhaps setting that is unique or difficult to replicate. And even then the line between mainstream soft core art is not that great.

This sort of thing does not appeal to me, outside of the examples Lutherf and I have provided, as we are talking about a huge segment of the photo art realm.

We might as well be talking about landscape black and white photo art... and end up talking about Ansel Adams, or Martin Henson, or Knapp, or many many others.

i just liked the approach

in the article, the leopard looking one is awesome

i would hang that one in my house

it was new to me and wondered if you guys had seen it before
 
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