“Here is one of my favorite models, and perhaps one of the most overlooked by site members*. I'm reposting it as an update now, as we bring all our earlier content into the new format.
Yelena was just 19 when this session was done, in my old Emeryville studio during a photo workshop. She was an agency model, but happy to do some nudes for my small group of students. These shots of mine were done as simple demonstrations of lighting and posing, but I think they turned out to be some of my most compelling nude portraits. (A separate series of b&w shots from this day will be going up shortly)”
“I just want to take a moment to tell you how superb your work is - both artistically and in terms of craftsmanship. There is an enormous amount of sensual and erotic photography on the internet, but very little of it is at the artistic level of your work.”