It takes a lot of guts to stand naked in front of a camera, to let it record, to let it see – you. To produce nude or naked portraits. Some of these images have remained, fixed in tiny silver grains, for nearly thirty years. Then converted into electronic code they continue; their owners growing older, changing, dying, whilst they remain.
Others were created quite recently and are just beginning their journey to become a record of what was rather than what is.
but capture my beauty
and maybe a little sadness
These women maybe do not conform to society’s norm of body image but they are beautiful, sexy and confident. But are they . . .
There is a lot written in the media about body image; from those exposing the secret of how to get a perfect figure to bloggers celebrating selfies of mature women in bikinis.
This series continues on Nude Portraits Vol 2
Personal Space – Nudes surrounded by the detritus of real life. Stripping the subject of clothes means the viewer has only the surroundings to judge personality and character from; but are they real?
Twenty Nudes – A series of female nudes in different styles.