From: Gregory Parkinson (email@example.com)
Date: 09/13/00-07:33:55 AM Z
At 1:31 PM +0100 9/13/00, Rod Fleming wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Gregory Parkinson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> I was just glad that it wasn't ya naked woman.
>Do you have a problem with photographs of naked people? A thoroughly
>accepted and mainstream area of photography, the nude, and practised to
>great effect by both men _and_ women- witness the work of Imogen Cunningham
>and Lynn Davis to name but two.
I was only 1/2 joking - for Judy's sake - and also serious. I don't have a
problem with photos of naked people. I do have a problem with the
common (but changing) assumption that "serious nude photography"
= "naked women". This is based on how much I'd rather see naked men,
how bad and cliche most photos of naked women are, and how some women
I know have told me they felt about seeing and understanding that for
some reason, women were meant to be photographed naked but men
I thought the Gorman photo was good - a good range of light values,
very good model-portrait technique, and the model was blandly
attractive enough to not offend anyone. Appropriate for the
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