Shootin’ nekkid girls.

Q: SOMEONE HAS ASKED ME TO SHOOT HER IN THE NUDE. I HAVEN’T DONE THIS BEFORE, AND I DON’T PLAN ON DOING THIS A LOT. I THINK YOU SHOULD TRY EVERYTHING AT LEAST ONCE AND LEARN SOMETHING FROM IT. WOULD YOU DO THIS AND, IF SO, HOW WOULD YOU EXPLAIN IT TO YOUR BETTER HALF?

A: Ahhhh. The better half. I call my wife, Meg, the better 7/8ths.

I made a pact with a fellow photographer back in art school that he and I would never shoot a nude. It wasn’t some sort of religious visual chastity thing. It was just a buck against the art world and all their damn nudes. That said, and years now having passed, I’ve often thought that I should shoot at least one nude in my life.

This is between you and your spouse, and that’s it. If they aren’t ...

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