LIGHTWEIGHT BODYBUILDING – NOT PHYSIQUE


  LIGHTWEIGHT BODYBUILDING – NOT PHYSIQUE Change The Standards, Save The Sport By Bill Dobbins
THE BODY PHOTOGRAPHER Lightweights and heavyweights together at the Ms. Olympia THE “NOT SO MUCH” CATEGORY The Ms. Olympia in 2014 featured these categories: bodybuilding, physique, fitness, figure and bikini. All of the standards for these different types of competition have been… Read More LIGHTWEIGHT BODYBUILDING – NOT PHYSIQUE

SCANNING PHOTOS OF FIT AND FABULOUS FEMALES


ABOUT MY SCANNING PROJECT: Bringing Historic Fit And Fabulous Photos Out Of The Archives And Onto The Internet By Bill Dobbins THE BODYPHOTOGRAPHER http://www.gofundme.com/fhu600 A quality scan of Laura Creavalle done for a book.  Unfortunately, too many in my files don’t look this good. “What exactly do you mean by scanning?” Somebody who has always… Read More SCANNING PHOTOS OF FIT AND FABULOUS FEMALES

BODYBUILDING FOR WOMEN AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION


Bodybuilding for women is a shockingly novel development in our world. “Something new under the sun.” And a phenomenon that has deep implications to our view of the female body, sexuality, gender and a host of sociological, philosophical and health implications. As women bodybuilders have continued to evolve and create more muscular bodies since they… Read More BODYBUILDING FOR WOMEN AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION

THE EVOLUTION OF BODYBUILDING TO FITNESS/FIGURE


FROM BODYBUILDING TO FITNESS/FIGURE: THE EVOLUTION OF WOMEN’S MUSCLE COMPETITION  By Bill Dobbins  Fit and Fabulous hardbody women have pioneered a new look, are the Supermodels of the 21st Century FIRST CAME BODYBUILDING Before there was fitness and figure (and physique or fit bikini) there was bodybuilding for women – with the first contests being… Read More THE EVOLUTION OF BODYBUILDING TO FITNESS/FIGURE

FIGURES IN THE LANDSCAPE


I’ve always loved photographs of great bodies shot against a background of some sort of dramatic landscape – mountains, desert, lave-strewn beaches.  Outdoor location images of Steve Reeves or Arnold Schwarzenegger.  High fashion photos shot in the Himalayas or Africa.  Edward Weston’s nudes at Oceano Dunes. For me, extraordinary bodies and landscapes go together.  I’d… Read More FIGURES IN THE LANDSCAPE