Why You Should Pose Nude

Why You Should Pose Nude Modeling Katja Gee I was warned about nude modeling on my very first shoot. The photographer I was working with told me in serious tones that she would never ask me to pose nude—and to be wary of any photographer that did. According to her, anyone who wanted me to disrobe was a predator and a pervert. The warnings didn’t stop there. As I did more research into modeling, I read countless articles that cautioned against posing nude, especially for new models. The pictures would be on the Internet forever, the authors warned, and could ruin future job opportunities. Besides, what would your mother think if she found out? Model: Katja Gee; Photographer: Art Silva To an extent, these warnings hold water. (Although for the record, none of my art nude photographers have ever been predatory, and my mother loves my work). It’s true that the images will be around forever. If you…

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Beyond nudity. What makes a stunning work of art?

THE INSPIRED PHOTOGRAPH Thoughts and video from JOEL BELMONT on working with models to create great works of art At Model Society, we post artistic images of humanity. A lot of photographers send "sexy" photos that don't quite qualify (for us) as art. We decline as many member applications as we approve. So people ask us all the time... "What makes an image a work of art?" It's not easy to explain ... how great art reveals our collective human experience. It can portray hopes fears, beauty, sexuality and everything else that makes us human. It's not easy to explain ... that nudity as art can transcend and include sexuality. While there's no denying that many images at Model Society are "sexy", they also illuminate and respect the humanity of the models. Beyond just "sexy", Model Society celebrates the full range of humanity. We welcome a diversity of shapes, sizes and colors. We embrace the entire…

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Call for models

My Fine Art Drawing class calls for a relatively fit model who are open to volunteer. It is for the Arlington Adult Public School, VA.  NOT nude. Female models will wear a two-piece bikini and male models will wear a small swimming short. What to bring: - A robe to cover between poses or to go to the restrooms - Flip-flops if you wish to not to walk bare feet in the classroom Without a model, the figure drawing class will be very boring. Please help Details of are the following Date & time: Monday, May 14th from 7:00 PM To 9:30 PM Address: Washington Lee High School1301 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22201 Plenty free street parking or in the open garage behind the school 5 minutes away waking from Ballston Metro Station, Orange Line Message me HERE if you are open

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Fine art figure modeling
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Fine art figure modeling

My Fine Art Drawing class calls for a relatively fit model. It is for the Visarts Center, Rockville Square Center.  NOT nude and pays starting $18/hr. Female models will wear a two-piece bikini and male will wear a small swimming short. Without a model, the figure drawing class will be very boring. Please help Details of are the following Date & time: Thursday, March 8th from 6:30p.m. To 8:30p.m. Date & time: Friday, March 9th from 6:30p.m. To 8:30p.m. Where: Visarts 155 Gibbs St, Rockville, MD 20850 Plenty parking in garage w/ 2 hours validation ticket Across the street from Rockville Metro Station, Red line.

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