Monday, February 23, 2009

Chip Has Spoken

One of our figure photography pet peeves is the ubiquitous black and white shot of a nude model with light filtering through a venetian blind, making a stripey pattern on her body. Ooooh!! Contours!!! Ooooh!!! Art!!!! Whatever. Get a new idea.

Meanwhile, one of our favoritest photographers, Chip Willis, has weighed in with his own version. What is it that, in his words, he will "NEVER NEVER NEVER NEVER EVER EVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER use" on a model?

Click through to his blog to find out (we agree), and meanwhile enjoy this work from his lens:

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