Sensual Photography

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Sensual photography as a genre requires creative, imaginative and technically proficient work together with a strong sense of ethics.

'The fine line between saucy and raunchy should only be crossed by those old enough to know the difference.' - Richard Filby


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The Ethics of Erotic Photography

A lot has been written on the notion of perception. In John Berger's Ways of Seeing (Penguin Books, 1972) insights are given into the historical objectification of women and the concept of male empowerment as a result.

Today it seems that a lot of women view the idea of being an object of desire as a form of empowerment. In this sense, this genre of photography often reflects the desire to become empowered.

I believe it's our responsibility as photographers to show-case the beautiful body with artistic good taste.


Focus on Female Photography

Nude Female Body

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There are few things more satisfying than creating a beautiful, fragile and luxurious image of a woman who is wearing her own skin. The most memorable photographs are often the ones that manage to extract and contrast the model's inner power and sensitivity... to show the strength of her inner self despite her vulnerable nude form... more

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The Female Body in Photography

Female Body in Photography

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The female body in photography far outweighs the popularity of just about any other photo style one can think of. Why? Because it can be portrayed in an infinite variety of ways: beautiful and sensual, warm and motherly, chic and edgy... young, old, pregnant and anything in between, the fascination with female form photography is as old as the mountains... more

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Female Form Photography

Female Form Photography

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If you are artistically inclined as a photographer, you may be considering sensual photography as an art form... more

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Sensual Portrait Photography

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It is difficult to define what it is exactly that makes a photograph sensual or erotic. In female photography, it can just be a dreamy look in the eyes, the way a model pouts her lips or holds her shoulders. Simple figure studies which isolate the body and utilize a combination of subtle lighting, composition and form usually satisfy the aesthetic expectations. Yet, the best erotic portrait photography usually adds a combination of emotion and imagination to the mix as well... more

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Visual interpretation of the human form, whether in art or photography, has always been fascinating. The infinite variety of body shapes combined with a variety of settings and props afford a myriad opportunities for creating imaginative pictures... more

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Classic Nude Photography

Fine Art Nude Female

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Classic nude photography can be a challenge and many photographers shy away from the idea. You may wonder where you would find models, or whether the shoot will be unbearable embarrassing. If you've always wanted to tackle this genre, give it a go. The rewards of producing sensuous fine art nudes are well worth overcoming any apprehension... more

© Bianconero


Sensual Boudoir Photography

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Just like the human body is a beautiful piece of art, sensual boudoir photography is an art in itself... more

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