Saturday, 7 February 2015

The Mask

I bought this mask to try out a few ideas, but ended up playing about wearing it for a few selfie nudes...

Taken using a Lensbaby Composer with fisheye optic.


Sunday, 14 December 2014

Woodland Ramblings

When heading out with the camera i often try and also find a really quiet area where i can strip off for a while. Partly this is due to the lovely feeling of being naked outdoors, but it also gives me the chance to try out a few photos, as can be seen in other posts. These are a few from an evening ramble in some quite woodland not too far from where i live.

Enjoying rambling in the woods and looking for a good spot for photos.

A reasonably artistic photo.

Taking time to relax.

When it's a peaceful evening it's easy to relax a little too much...

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Naked UrbEx

Naked UrbEx from Purple T on Vimeo.
This is just a trial video of some naked urban exploration.

The main part of what i'm trying to do is art nude photography, in this case within the urban exploration style. I started using video and realised it could help me view different settings and poses, not just in the derelict building type settings, but anywhere i'm on my own trying to create art nude self portraits. I also started to see how i could possibly use the video itself as a part of the art.

A lot of this come from me having been a life model for over 20 years, mostly as my main job, so although i now have a different full time job, the use of the figure in photography is very important to me.

This is by no means the finished product. I want to try and find music that may fit, i think in this one it's reasonable, but maybe not perfect. I need to also think more about what to video and how to those clips together.
Sometimes i may want to show how i go about getting photos, and other times just show the exploration. For the moment it's all about experimenting and trying find something that works well, so please bear with me and maybe help me along the way.

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Earth Wizard.......On Laundry Day!

The title is a description given by a viewer on Flickr. He also said on one of them that it was "like viewing the world through an enchanted snow globe....without the snow"
I really liked what he said. He's studying art and you can see his work on Flickr here

I took these using the same Lensbaby fisheye optic as in the "Chillin in the late winter sun" post.


Saturday, 24 May 2014

Take My Hand!

I was looking for a slightly sinister look as i was wearing a mask. Although i like the image i think it needs something a bit more, such as a weapon of some kind, to really work as i wanted. As i was experimenting a bit at the time i later did a clothed photo using a knife that i think works well.

This is the clothed photo based on the above idea. It made quite a change to be putting clothes on rather than taking them off..


Thursday, 20 March 2014

Chillin in the late winter sun...

A few weeks ago i wandered out on a sunny day. It was rare at that time as we'd had over three months of almost constant rain. Parts of England, though not around me) were badly flooded so a sunny day was something of a relief from it all.

I wandered around some woodland for a while. It was very calm and quiet so i took the chance to strip off and enjoy the warmth that was coming from the late winter sun that countered the chill in the air. It was good to feel the air on my body.

I also used this opportunity to try out a few arty nudes using the new Lensbaby fisheye optic i'd recently bought. Here's a couple that i think worked quite well.