Natalia - Muse
A Creative Collaboration
by Photographs by John Running
About the Book
Natalia - Muse is a 228 page book celebrating three yeas of creative collaboration between photographer John Running and model Natalia Faina. You will delight to over 210 photos edited into a compelling sequence.
The photos are strong, sensual and erotic. The book is a celebration of the three years of creative interaction between model and photographer a they each become the muse of the other.
John Running has lived in Flagstaff, Arizona for the past 40 years. He has been making photographs for advertising, design and editorial clients for over 35 years. He specializes in photographing people on location or in the studio. His photographs stand out because they have a style that is personally creative and graphically strong. Give him 1/125th of a second and he will give you so much more. Running has been photographing the female nude for all of his 35 years as a professional photographer. The women he photographs are both sensual and strong. His photographs are collaboration with his models where there is room for each to express their creativity. His work reminds us that eroticism is yet another culturally laden value that depends on choices made by its consumers to be effective.