February 14, 2018

Shy Annie - BJ

























The account is under the name of Shy Annie (weird when you watch the pix, this woman is nothing but shy) but the profile states it is a couple project. Their work is aesthetically sophisticated and we are far from the usual rather indulgent images that are so often used by couples exhibiting. Here the thema is blow job (the title is taken from their flickr album, not mine). The repetition of images with her have his sex in mouth, with this darkness providing a strange tender and kinky atmosphere, is fascinating and deserves to have a post. Their flickr blog here.

PS. Sorry for the scarcity of posts, but I don't find many things exciting enough to take the time to show them here. Maybe I feel a little fatigue after 8 years of activity, all alone, and even if the continuous success of Scoptophilia and the reward I get from some of you encourage me to go on. 

January 18, 2018

Alan Tex - Fetish theatre














































Born in 1951, from Belgium, it seems Alan Tex came to photography quite late in his life. It's a good thing, showing that there's no age to offer a rich and innovative iconography. Although it could be said that his visual universe is Jan Saudek meeting Georges Melies, he provides his own version of this fantasy world. Weird as the result is so full of this delicious Belgium surrealistic approach of art that makes their artists much less boring and arrogant than most French. Here and there more about him. Note that I could have chosen to post his black & white works but I preferred his crude and exhuberant colours. 

December 16, 2017

James Wigger - Wet plate works










James Wigger is an American photographer obsessed with photographic technics, in particular using old ones such as the collodion process (see here for more info) most known uder the name of wet plate, even going to use the  #wetplateisnotdead on his Instagram account. Not passionate by these technology preoccupations, I can only says he provides a strong imagery confronting this old process that gives the images an ancient-times atmosphere with rather modern approach of nude female iconography. Not sure to understand the underlying semantics of all this but our scoptophilian curiosity is satisfied. His Instagram account here, his site there

November 17, 2017

DollParts - Various

























DollParts is a collective of young amputee or cancer survivor women or some being born arm or legless. They are regrouped under this common appellation and are models, not using their particularity as a tool but integrating it in a classic modelling work, even playing about it with irony and provocation. I don't really get the point of the site since all the "girls" do not have pictures to show but it doesn't matter, the project is more than important to give confidence to the young girls and women that may feel desperate to see they are not "normal". These DollParts models will actually serve as models to provide pride for a whole generation. Here their site and there the instagram site of Tarah Una, the founder of the collective.  

November 5, 2017

kroc'hen - Polaroids




































Finally I think I became an ugly French nationalist since this one is again a French photographer. It's a friend of mine that suggested me to make a post about him and I agreed since he got a real talent as you can see above in his polaroids. Always something different with this format. He's 26, from Brittany and does erotic and porn with models. Hope he'll stick to this genre. I particularly like the bondage shots, not something I'm too much into actually, but here it's weirdly soft and even tender. The black and white pictures have a special ghostly quality not without similarities with the great Francesca Woodman. Fine to see young photographers so promising in this country. His tumblr blog here