Genetic Imprints is a book of a Photographic Exhibition held at the Flagstaff Photography Center Gallery. It is a series of 21 photograph of nude models and wild animal skulls. It is a book about life - not death.
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.