Artistic Nude Modeling is Not Porn

By Shawn Petrovich of Totally Ripped of Los Angeles, which specializes in photography and video of fitness models.

Including artistic nude photos in a model's portfolio can boost their career if the photo is tasteful. Since photographers want to capture as many poses as possible, they often prefer to choose to work with guys who are willing to pose for nudes.

Photographers have their choice of many guys who want to become a model. So, if you want to get become a top model above other guys, consider it as opportunity to let go of being shy and timid about showing off your body. You can beat out other guys who the photographer is considering! If you were a photographer, who would you choose for a modeling job? A guy who will only pose shirtless, or more versatile guys who don't care about running around a studio naked?

How to Tell if a Photo is Artistic

Artistic nudes are not designed to appeal to people seeking to get their jollies from viewing a photo of a naked guy. An artistic nude focuses on dedication a model has put into building his muscles or his natural beauty. Art photos have a sophisticated quality, showing body position, muscles and creative poses.

A model's penis will be visible in an artistic nude, but the penis not the emphasis of the photo. The photo emphasizes the model's body and muscles. Being naked is secondary to the natural beauty of the model.

One way to tell if a photo is tasteful is if the camera lens is centered on the model's penis. If the photo "draws the eye" to the model's penis, the type of photos is a "crotch shot." Crotch shots emphasize the penis and does not have much artistic value. Its just a cheap photo of a naked dude.

Artistic Nudes By Top Photographer

To open doors for a model, the photo should be created by a top photographer.

This means new models need to be highly selective when choosing a photographer to pose nude for.

Artistic nudes are best created by well-known photographer in a big city. Top photographers have advertising agency clients who buy their photography. They also have business connections in the modeling industry. These photographers create artistic photos in which frontal nudity is shown, but they do not create the type of trashy photos you see on porn sites.

These type of photographers sometimes print their nude photos in expensive photo books, which cost $80 - $200. They could not charge so much if their books contained trashy photos.

To see examples of photo books that contain male nude photography, visit Amazon to see a photo book is called Bear Pond.

If you are bold like models who appear in these books, you can use your boldness to get building name recognition for yourself. building name recognition for yourself provides you an opportunity to build a fanbase on the Internet.

If you are ready to become a male model, consider our innovative advice on how to get your modeling career started locally, on your college campus. Its a fun way for you and 11 of your on-campus buddies to take a giant leap ahead of other aspiring models!

The advice included on this page is courtesy Totally Ripped Photography of Los Angeles.


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