About the Book
This is a 7x7 book of 120 pages. A compilation of many shoots over a period of five years. Gustavo is an outstanding model, handsome, charming, and just a beautiful hispanic man.
This book is in color throughout with many frontal nude and clothed images. Photographs were taken in many varied venues from a ranch to a beautiful home in Palm Desert, to my inside studio. The book is hard-wrapped with the photograph printed on the cover of the book.
Having discovered photography in high school, my interest has continued over the years. I have had experience with large format cameras (4x5), medium format cameras (2-1/4) and small format cameras (35mm), but now have advanced to digital cameras. This type of photography allows for using a "dry darkroom" - the computer. The ease of shooting the picture, immediately evaluating, cropping and enhancing the image is very exciting. After years of working in a wet darkroom, the change is not only cleaner, but offers more flexibility. Because computers can do far more things than conventional photography, the digital world allows far more creativity. Working in my own graphics and typesetting business for over 30 years gave me an early introduction to computers and the sophistication of the new graphics programs. I have taken thousands of images and these books have given me incentive to find new models to photograph, so this will be a continuing process.