Matadors and Flamenco Dancers

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Fashion photographer, Ruven Afanador gives us the drama and beauty of bullfighters and flamenco dancers through his coffee table books, Sombra and Ruven Afanador: Angel Gitano. The following images are from both Spanish flavored books. Continue reading

Knots

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Klaus Kampert shows us the human figure from his unique perspective in his stunning photographs. He uses ballet dancers as models to achieve poses that morph the body into abstract forms.
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Frozen in Flux

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Nir Arieli is an ex-military photographer whose images helped define, within oneself, notions of the body as an entity that cannot be fully grasped.
His project ‘Tension’ employs double (triple/quadruple/quintuple/sextuple/septuple etc) exposure techniques to highlight subtle and sometimes drastic movements of the figure. The shapes created and the space occupied by the body is frozen in flux. Continue reading

Falling Flowers

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With great styling, great movement, beautiful models, and skilled technique, Russian photographer, Svetlana Belyaeva creates eye catching images of women whom seem to be transforming into flowers.
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Ray of Light (NSFW)

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The 90’s was an era of the most classic and innovative fine art nude photography and Greg Gorman was one of the best of that era with his special use of southern California light. Continue reading

The Art of Bolle, an athlete in tights

Italian ballet dancer, Roberto Bolle is a favorite on stage as well as in front the camera. He has collaborated with photographers, including Bruce Weber to publish a book, Athlete in Tights.

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Pop Lock

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Power team, photographer Matthew Pandolfe, dancer, Bones the Dancer, and amazing stylist, Florian Wowretzko collaborated to create these high energy images to bring in the New Year for Kaltblut magazine.
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