THE CHALLENGE OF PRINT MAGAZINES In this age of diminishing sales of print magazines, it makes sense for publications to try and maximize the audience for their publications. But most of the physique/bodybuilding magazines have ignored a potentially very large group of readers – the thousands of women all over the world who compete in… Read More MAGAZINES MISS OUT ON FIT AND FABULOUS FEMALES
(This post contains nude images, but no adult content.) The camera was invented in the early 1830s and the next day some guy asked a woman he knew to pose without her clothes on. And undressed photos of women have proliferated ever since. I say undressed (or naked) rather “nudes” because here is a big… Read More PHOTOGRAPHING NUDES
Amber Deluca FEMALE MUSCLE: THE SHOCK OF THE NEW Not just another social trend, but a cultural revolution! By Bill Dobbins Although I do a variety of different kinds of photography – advertising, fashion, lifestyle and such – my fine art work (and my two fine art books) are on the subject of the aesthetically developed… Read More FEMALE MUSCLE – SHOCK OF THE NEW
Supreme Court Justice Potter Steward once famously said that he couldn’t define pornography but he knew it when he saw it. What he didn’t realize is that pornography is not a “thing.” It is somebody’s reaction to a thing. A 1944 Betty Grable poster was sexy in its day, seems quaint now but would have… Read More WHAT IS ART?
Beauty, it is said, is in the eye of the beholder. But what is beautiful is a matter of opinion and there are various different kinds of beauty because there are lot of people with different opinions. I see this as a photographer who has done a lot of work with the female athletic body… Read More NOT ALL SUGAR AND SPICE
PRO PHOTOS ARE WHAT GET DRAMATIC RESULTS By Bill Dobbins Model: Carmen Garcia IMAGES THAT MATTER Want people to notice you? Want to be famous? Trying hard to market your image on websites and social media? Are you images all over Facebook? OK – then why isn’t this working? Why isn’t the world paying the… Read More PRO PHOTOS FOR DRAMATIC RESULTS
Anyone who has followed the history of fashion knows that what is “in style” and popular changes constantly. This is true of the clothing, shoes, hats and other products that designers create, and it’s true for fashion photography as well. The kind of photos that the fashion industry prefers is highly variable. The photos change… Read More FASHION IS FLEETING