Fine art nude photography is a genre of fine-art photography which depicts the nude human body with an emphasis on form, composition , emotional content, and other aesthetic qualities. The nude has been a prominent subject of photography since its invention, and played an important role in establishing photography as a fine art medium. The distinction between fine art photography and other subgenres is not absolute, but there are certain defining characteristics. Erotic interest, although often present, is secondary,  which distinguishes art photography from both glamour photography , which focuses on showing the subject of the photograph in the most attractive way, and pornographic photography , which has the primary purpose of sexually arousing the viewer. Fine art photographs are also not taken to serve any journalistic, scientific, or other practical purpose.
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7 Famous Photographers Who Captured Nudes |
The idea of sending and selling nude photographs may seem to be a contemporary idea. The idea of sending and selling nude photographs may seem to be a contemporary idea, many famous photographers captured nude images. These photographers were artists, who found ways to elevate the photographed nude beyond purely pornographic imagery by meshing sexually charged images with artistic themes. Oscar G. Rejlander utilized the nude image as an avenue to explore the allegory of vice and virtue in his moral work, Two Ways of Life. The final product looks like a single, composite image but it actually consists of multiple negatives, meshed together to create one story , sort of like a proto-Photoshop.
Famous Nudes Photographs
Soraya Zaman The Australian photographer's American Boys Project contemplated our perceptions of the trans-masculine community through a mix of trans identities and experiences. Sophie Harris Taylor Documenting everything from the wonders of childbirth, to the realities of having skin problems in series Epidermis , Sophie's imagery is a celebration of truth. Casper Kent Casper's work often takes place in private spaces. In his recent monogram, Sakura Lust, the photographer captured the guests of different Japanese love hotels and ryokans a Japanese inn.
Some see him as famous, some as notorious because of what can be perceived as obscene imagery, but the truth is, Mapplethrope was the conceiver of unique poetics, making the hidden and the tabooed accessible to the masses. At the peak of his career, he was beaten by AIDS, while his life evolution can be tracked through subtle hints of his self portrait photography. The one above was made in