Photos of body parts can be sexy. Or boring and everyday, depending on the editing choices you make. Body parts can be more impactful than a facial portrait when composition and lighting are the key factors in your final cut. Facial segments, hands, feet, necklines, backlines, navel dips — any and all fragments of the human …

Photos of body parts can be sexy. Or boring and everyday, depending on the editing choices you make. Body parts can be more impactful than a facial portrait when composition and lighting are the key factors in your final cut. Facial segments, hands, feet, necklines, backlines, navel dips — any and all fragments of the human …

humans nature; i.e. messy hair, chapped lips, tainted skin, freckles, veins, bones, bruises, scars. we only have flaws if they are perceived that way.

An entry from For Emma, Forever Ago

humans nature; i.e. messy hair, chapped lips, tainted skin, freckles, veins, bones, bruises, scars. we only have flaws if they are perceived that way.

Although these are very basic photographs, it shows the importance of angle. Simply by positioning the person and the camera a cetain way it brings out sections of the body larger and these two photos work very well with an unusual and unrealistic element.

Although these are very basic photographs, it shows the importance of angle. Simply by positioning the person and the camera a cetain way it brings out sections of the body larger and these two photos work very well with an unusual and unrealistic element.

Japanese photographer Yuichi Ikehata creates realistic sculptures of human body parts using clay, wire and paper. He then photographs the sculptures and merges them into unrealistic worlds to create Long Term Memory (LTM), an ongoing photographic series that “puts audiences in the ambivalent position of not knowing what is real and what is not.”

Japanese photographer Yuichi Ikehata creates realistic sculptures of human body parts using clay, wire and paper. He then photographs the sculptures and merges them into unrealistic worlds to create Long Term Memory (LTM), an ongoing photographic series that “puts audiences in the ambivalent position of not knowing what is real and what is not.”

Stretch marks on the abdomen following pregnancy. Every time I see this it shocks me. I'll keep looking at this board until none of it does.

Stretch marks on the abdomen following pregnancy. Every time I see this it shocks me. I'll keep looking at this board until none of it does.

Thomas, 1987. Gelatin silver print, A.P. 1/2, 18 7/8 × 18 7/8 inches (47.9 × 47.9 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, 1993, 93.4304. © The Estate of Robert Mapplethorpe  More works by Robert Mapplethorpe

Thomas, 1987. Gelatin silver print, A.P. 1/2, 18 7/8 × 18 7/8 inches (47.9 × 47.9 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, 1993, 93.4304. © The Estate of Robert Mapplethorpe More works by Robert Mapplethorpe

To empower modern women, photographer Kacy Johnson created ‘FEMALE’, a photo series that puts the spotlight on the bare backs of females. The inspiring photo project documents anyone around the globe who identifies as female, regardless of age, sex, ethnicities, and shapes.

To empower modern women, photographer Kacy Johnson created ‘FEMALE’, a photo series that puts the spotlight on the bare backs of females. The inspiring photo project documents anyone around the globe who identifies as female, regardless of age, sex, ethnicities, and shapes.

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