Vintage 1980 nudes when hair was big and everything was a little soft focus
Even the cameras were big. The header image was taken on a Mamiya RB 67, try picking one of those up and shoving it in your pocket. (Want to know a bit more about the RB67?) Even 35mm cameras were a fairly chunky piece of kit and all there was to capture the image was film. (If you wanted to make a phone call you had to find a big red box and have some change handy)
Mary worked in a local factory and cane to my studio as an amateur model at her husbands suggestion.
More Nude Portraits
More Vintage 1980 nudes
It is interesting to see that digital cameras have only just caught up with the resolution of 35mm cameras and, unless you spend somewhere between £3,000 to £30,000 you stand no chance of getting anywhere near the resolution of the Mamiya. Read more in What Camera Do I Need When Shooting Creative Nudes
Want to know more?
Free Stuff & Discounts
Subscribe to my Newsletter and receive a free copy of Using Window Light to Photograph Nudes plus exclusive updates, free critiques and a discount on prints and books.