For a guy who photographs couples having sex, Ricardo Scipio gets particularly uncomfortable when the P word is mentioned. Within minutes of speaking to the Courier, the year-old photographer is quick to disassociate his vision with pornography. Instead, he uses terms such as joy, sex positive and celebration when referring to getting shots of couples getting hot. Scipio is in the midst of a mounting a cross-Canada tour to take photos for the second instalment of his book, The Sex Goddess Project Book 2. To that end, his latest offering focuses on men, women and those who identify as transgender who represent as many ethnicities, cultures and body types as possible. And what a transition it was.
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I n , the street photographer Jeff Mermelstein took a shot in midtown Manhattan. After Mermelstein had captured the image on his iPhone — which he now favours over Leicas and Canon SLRs — he zoomed in on her phone screen. She had been searching for information about wills. That brought my attention into a new territory. New territory perhaps because the photographer is no digital native.
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Not professionals or performers, but regular civilian strangers who are happy to invite the year-old Parisian photographer and artist into their bedrooms for her project Lovers , which she describes as an "accurate" exploration of "the human form and its environment. VICE: How did this come about? What happened then? We met at their apartment, and they started talking to me, quite straightforward, about their relationship.
Two recent photographic projects focusing on sex workers stand in stark contrast to one another. One exploits them as a commodity, the other seeks to give them a voice. Why does the art world seem to value one so much more than the other? As Salvans notes, the poses are deliberately non-sexual, and the large format combined with the wide-angle makes these landscape shots featuring an isolated body, rather than environmental portraits. Despite this, many of the women portrayed are identifiable, and some of the locations can easily be found.