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Erotic Journey
Erotic Journey
by Charlie Roff
Edition: Paperback
10 used & new from CDN$ 73.55

5.0 out of 5 stars More than 300 black & white nudes, Dec 16 2008
This review is from: Erotic Journey (Paperback)
This is Charlie Roff's first book and it's a splendid foray into the publishing realm. With more than 300 black & white prints this is a colossal introduction to one of the great photographers of our time. Besides his use of women who are undeniably beautiful, the locations he uses serve as a surprising and interesting platform. We journey to from Cornwall to London, to Provence, to Paris, to New York, to Los Angeles, and finally end up on a deserted Greek isle. He works as well indoors as he does outdoors and the lush dramatic imagery is simply marvelous. And so are the girls!

Underwater Love
Underwater Love
by Mark Tasenchak
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 62.75
21 used & new from CDN$ 23.79

4.0 out of 5 stars Spellbinding Scuba-Sex!!!, Dec 16 2008
This review is from: Underwater Love (Hardcover)
American photographer has made a career for himself in water. He's produced numerous videos of women underwater as well as a Sex Underwater series. Now, in this exciting book from Edition-Reuss, he lays out in print form the surreal beauty of erotica under the depths. Shot in the safety of swimming pools as well as the labyrinth of open waters, his unusual vision is spellbinding. to say the least. Naked water nymphs perform their erotic underwater ballets for us, and then there's the sexual material - wow! Couples engage in every sort of erotic entanglement imaginable and it's all vividly captured with Yasenchak's graphic, voyeuristc, scuba-style.

Hot Cheeks
Hot Cheeks
by Martin Sigrist
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 31.50
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5.0 out of 5 stars 500 Derrieres!!!, Dec 16 2008
This review is from: Hot Cheeks (Hardcover)
This might be the granddaddy of all derriere books. It features over 500 select photographs from twenty-nine of the world's greatest art and glamour photographers, each of whom is semi-obsessed with the female rump. And more than just a superb collection of photographs, the artist text that accompanies each of the twenty-nine sections is very illuminating and is a nice touch. Contributing photographers include: Jimon Aframian, Pascal Baetens, Jean-Paul, FOUR, Christian Gomez, Herbert Hesselmann, Roman Kasperski, Ralph Kerpa, Chas Ray, Krider, Borys Kurylo, Peter Legler, Thomas Meyer, Richard Murrian, Simon Nicolai, Alexander Paulin, Michael Pecha, Joerg Skarabis, Matthias Stolt, Paul von Stroheim, Gorden Thye, Herve de Varez, Frank Wartenberg, Tamara Amhoff-Winderler, Anna & Barney, Jens Bruggemann, and Otto Weisser.

Did I mention that this book showcases over FIVE-HUNDRED fannies??? It is spectacular!

Lighting the Nude
Lighting the Nude
by Alex Larg
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!!!, Dec 16 2008
This review is from: Lighting the Nude (Hardcover)
This is one of the best books in the genre teaching the art form of nude photography. Lighting The Nude is created in the same spirit and meticulous fashion as all the other great instructional books from Alex Larg, only this time the vision is bigger and better. At 448 pages this is practically an encyclopedia! The format is very easy to follow: a beautiful nude photograph is featured on every other page, and the facing page contains all the information needed to duplicate the image, which is provided by the actual photographer. It covers the camera used, the film, exposure, lens, and everything else, as well as the lighting fixtures and their placements that went into creating the picture. Wow! If ever there was a fast-track to artistic success, this is it. It's amazing that so many world-class photographers were willing to share their secrets this way. That alone would make this book a worthy investment, but the nudes that are featured are absolutely breathtaking and would be a fabulous production all by themselves without all the incredible knowledge provided. So, to all photographers, get this book! Study its contents! And go forth and create your own masterpieces!

Contributing photographers include Jorgen Ahlstrom, Robert Anderson, Igor Aronov, Fernando Bergamaschi, Rod Ashford, Pascal Baetens, Peter Barry, Ben Lagunas, Alex Kuri, Rene de Carufel, Quido Paterno Castello, Patrick Coughlin, Corrado Dalco, Gary Darrar, Ricardo de Vicq de Cumpitch, Benney de Grove, Mike Dmochowski, Michael Engman, Michele Franken, Wolfgang Freithof, Juan del Gado, Peter Goodrum, Laura Hodgson, Kay Hurst, Marc Jaffe, Ron P. Jaffe, Marc Joye, Kingdome 19, John Knill, HArry Lomax, Jeff MAnzetti, Julia Martinez, Ron McMillian, Michael Millerm Art Minds, jordi Morgadas, Antony Nettle, Salvio Parisi, MAurizio polverelli, Renata Ratajczyk, Michael Riedel, Chris Rout, Gianni Russo, Terry Ryan, Gerard de Saint-Maxent, Suza Scalora, Craig Scoffone, Bob Shell, Andrew John Sherriff, Dima Smelyantsev, Clint Adam Smyth, Stephen Speller, Ray Spence, Michael Stanley, Struan, Bhoern Thomassen, Antonio Traza, Gunther Uttendorfer, Robert van de Voort, Nopphadol Viwatkamolwat, Frank P. Wartenberg, Stu Williamson, and Nick Wright.

I am Iman
I am Iman
by Iman
Edition: Hardcover
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Terrific Book packed with Photos and Insights!, Dec 16 2008
This review is from: I am Iman (Hardcover)
Legendary supermodel, cosmetic mogul, and wife of David Bowie, Iman's emergence onto the world's stage in 1975 sparked an upheaval in cultural identity that continues today, and her first book is a gloriously entertaining hybrid essay on the cultural cum-political power of good looks. A quarter century of the most shockingly famous photographs by Helmut Newton, David Bailey, Bruce Weber, and other tastemakers are contextualized by well-known essayists, a chorus of celebrity contributions, and Iman's own take on her much mythologizied career. The book's outrageous pop design by legendary graphic designer Jonathan Barnbrook makes it plain that this is not just one woman's success story; Iman captures the funny, infuriating, and often absurd validation of black and ethnic looks in a beauty industry where billions of dollars, and the self-image of women everywhere are on the line. Peeks behind the curtain and scintillating interviews are courtesy of feminist critic bell hooks, Interview editor Ingrid Sischy, model and manager Bethann Hardison, and others. With graphic design featuring pop-ups and other interactive elements, as well specially commissioned, never-before-seen images by Annie Leibowitz, Ellen Von Unwerth, Sante D'Orazio and Michel Comte, this book is an assemblage worthy of any fashionista's dream.

Eric Kroll's Fetish Girls
Eric Kroll's Fetish Girls
by Eric Kroll
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of fetish photography's greatest influences!, Dec 16 2008
Fetish Girls is Eric Kroll's blazing, 200-page tribute to all the photographers, models, and fetishists that have inspired him through his life: Nam Paik, Weegee, Man Ray, Elmer Batters, Betty Page, Bunny Yeager, Eric Stanton, John Willie, Irving and Paula Klaw, Bill Ward, and Marcel Duchamp, just to name a few.

A glorious tribute to his predecessors it may be, it is nonetheless a delicious exposé of the incredibly creative work that he himself has created over the years. Beautiful, succulent beauties are flaunted throughout, adorned in an endless variety of kinky clothing and erotic toys. And they are bound, they are knotted-up, they are bent over, spread-eagled, spanked, shaved, and suckled. They pose powerfully as dominators; innocuously as sexual furniture; and provocatively as they shove their crotches in our face.

Through it all, Eric Kroll's talent as a photographer and portraitist stands paramount. And we are left with what might be his finest publication to date and a book that is unquestionably a must have for any serious collector. And Taschen is set to release a version in hardcover for the first time ever later this month.

Models Secret
Models Secret
by Pierre Thomas Karkau
Edition: Hardcover
11 used & new from CDN$ 34.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Long, Tall, Curvaceous Angels!, Dec 16 2008
This review is from: Models Secret (Hardcover)
Models Secret is an engaging vision of fashion models stripped down to their bare and often naked essentials. It's a gorgeous collection of black and white photography from Pierre Thomas Karkau, who has been involved in the fashion industry since 1990.

This is a huge book at 11 x 14" and is beautifully produced by TeNeus Publishing. It's comprised of over 150 photographs. What Karkau reveals is not so much a behind-the-scenes look at the modeling world with snapshots of runway models and location shoots, though there is some of this. What he presents here is a glimpse into the deliciously sensual world that these models are so adept at creating. It's more fantasy than documentary, more beautiful than reportive. But is does all this with a distinctly grand and illustrious style, and the girls are so amazingly, so breathtakingly beautiful - long, tall, curvaceous angels that are experts at "turning on" before the camera. With the enthusiastic eye of a party-guest and the attention of a true voyeur, Karkau tantalizes us with scenes that are erotic, imaginative, sophisticated, and fun - with photographs that bring us closer to each model's secret.

Rankin Nudes: Models Wanted - Any Age, Any Size
Rankin Nudes: Models Wanted - Any Age, Any Size
by Rankin
Edition: Paperback
15 used & new from CDN$ 46.16

5.0 out of 5 stars A Visual Picnic!, Dec 16 2008
The request went out for "Models Wanted - Any Age, Any Size" and the respondents that were used got to work with renown fashion photographer Rankin. This book is the result of these sessions. Rankin approached the project as a collaboration between himself and each of the women "who agreed to stand naked in front of his camera". It includes some individuals well known in fashion and entertainment but for the most part it glorifies the 'normal person'. Each was given almost full control on how they would be photographed. The results are simply stunning and represent a motley collection of personal portraits ranging from witty escapades to exercises in sensual adventure. They bathe in jelly, twirl fire sticks, wrap themselves up in Christmas lights, smear ketchup, etc. But most of them just relax before Rankin, letting him gather their essence in a single moment of naked honesty.

Sex: Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Sex: Take a Walk on the Wild Side
by Tony Mitchell
Edition: Paperback
14 used & new from CDN$ 33.35

5.0 out of 5 stars Packed with wild and wicked imagery, Dec 16 2008
From Tony Mitchell, the editor of Skin Two magazine, comes this collection of wild images that either shock viewers or turn them on big time. The general theme is artistic erotica but its forays into fetishism, bondage, and sadomasochism are its mainstay. And it's packed with wild and wicked imagery. From beautiful nudes to all-out kinky sex this book bares it all. As noted by the publisher, Edition-Skylight, "In the last couple of decades, the depiction of these subjects has become of increasingly legitimate in the world of art photography, and the effect of this has been to regale us with much better quality images as well as to remove stigma.."

A wide variety of artists are gathered here in epic force including, Craig Morey, Lee Higgs, Carlos Batts, Alva Bernadine, Bob Carlos Clarke, John Dieterich, Steve Diet Goedde, China Hamilton, Kevin Hundsnurcher, Roman Kasperski, Dave Naz, Christophe Mourthe, Tony Ward, Trevor Watson, Ben Westwood, and many others.

Naked Happy Girls: New York Undressed Sexy Private Home Innocent Natural Sunny Erotic Real & Playful
Naked Happy Girls: New York Undressed Sexy Private Home Innocent Natural Sunny Erotic Real & Playful
by Emma Jane Taylor
Edition: Hardcover
18 used & new from CDN$ 71.14

5.0 out of 5 stars Festive Nudity!, Dec 16 2008
Naked Happy Girls is Andrew's first book and judging from its success, it will not be his last. It's a brilliant collection of nudes incorporating numerous young women and consists of an amazing 368 pages. Shot entirely in black & white, each series includes a preface on his relationship with the model as well as thoughts on their work together. He is refreshingly honest in his assessments and it is crystal clear that both he and each of his pretty subjects thoroughly enjoyed the photo-session, hence the book's title. This is a spectacular, festive, and wonderful book!

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