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For 2016 tMf will come out twice a year as opposed to every 3 months. But each issue will be around 200 pages so they will be worth the wait.

So please go check out the 16th issue - It’s full of variety, lots of great photographers and models, and no pesky advertising. Dylan Rosser also previews some on the hottest Calendars for 2016 and shares some exclusive bonus images from his NAKED IBIZA book.

By bringing together so many astounding artists and their visions in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the male form at its best. tMf is a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure from a wider audience while giving viewers a publication showcasing the pinnacle of male nude photography.

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print form.

DOUBLE ISSUE #16 is out now and priced at just $9.95: www.tmfmagazine.com



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A book of male nudes photographed on location in Ibiza over the last four years!

LONDON, United Kingdom—November 23, 2015—“Naked Ibiza,” an incredible, large scale photography book, was recently announced by renowned photographer Dylan Rosser. Rosser composed this book of male nudes photographed on location in Ibiza over the last four years. After visiting Ibiza regularly since 2000, Rosser decided to leave London for it, with the intention of photographing models outdoors in nature, something that was new to him after primarily indoor studio work. He wanted to work with more models in different locations at different times of the year to provide a more vivid picture of this Mediterranean island paradise. Rosser is very proud of the mix of models who have been part of this project. Some are experienced guys with huge fan bases while others are brand new, but definitely on their way to big success. Readers will see muscled professional body builders and lean athletic guys. Not every image is a nude, as there are some beautiful portraits of which he is proud of, but he is particularly excited about the number of models who agreed to pose full frontal for the first time.



There is absolutely no clothing in “Naked Ibiza.” That is the main rule in all of Rosser’s books, in order to guarantee the images are timeless. Something simple, like a brand of swimwear, may be fashionable now, but could be dated twenty years down the line. The nude male form outdoors in nature is absolutely timeless.

So, in order to fund this vivid and intimate book, Rosser launched a Kickstarter campaign. The funding goal was raised quickly but there is still some time to back the project and get this beautiful, intimate book before it hits the shelves later next year.



To get a copy of “Naked Ibiza” before anyone else, please visit the Kickstarter campaign or click here. Perks will be delivered by April 2016.

A short video teaser is available at the following link: https://vimeo.com/146226861



Please keep in mind that “Naked Ibiza” will be hitting bookstores and Amazon later in 2016, but by backing the campaign, backers will receive the Large Scale Photography Book by Dylan Rosser by Spring. Be the first to enjoy it!


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Jesse Archer grew up in the beaver state of Oregon, which inspired him to get around. He has since lived and worked in Los Angeles, Paris, Buenos Aires, Capetown, and New York City. He enjoys long distance running, gummi bears, and impromptu cartwheels. He currently resides in Sydney, Australia, and works for DNA Magazine.

Since graduating from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre, Jesse traveled the world before landing in New York City. He appeared in the Off-Broadway hit Birdy’s Bachelorette Party and on film in Boy Culture. Jesse also stars in the gay romantic comedy favorites Slutty Summer and A Four Letter Word (which he co-wrote with director Casper Andreas).

Jesse also writes freelance. His first book will really make you appreciate flush toilets. You Can Run is based on the intrepid two years Jesse spent sparkling through South America, and was published by Haworth Press in 2007. From Machu Picchu to a cocaine purchase in a Bolivian jail--and beyond! How do you rough it in extreme South American travels and still dare to be different? You Can Run: Gay, Glam, and Gritty Travels in South America follows the intrepid and fantastic--and totally true--adventures of flamboyant gay men through the gritty rough and tough of South America. Jesse Archer and his former American boyfriend Zane spent nearly two years traveling the continent in search of adventure. And find it they did. Discover incredible individuals like Patricia the pink lady, the Wolfman of Borneo, and Santusa the fanged Chola of a different color. Thrill to the astounding experiences of dodging crocodiles, doing a striptease for a Colombian bathroom bitch, admiring exultant transsexuals caught in a rainstorm, and navigating the most dangerous road in the world. This wild travel chronicle takes you through the real South America with wit, wisdom--and a hot pink wig!


Jesse on the cover of Outlooks

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When I started to browse the work of George Platt Lynes to choose some pictures to showcase, I was in awe: I really couldn't believe this was an artist born in 1907 and sadly passed away in 1955; many of his photos are so vivid and erotic that they really seem to be shot yesterday. This is not an artist that chose the Black And White since it was dramatic, this is an artist that "lived" the Black and White. For that reason you will forgive me, but I really couldn't avoid to post 60 pictures! don't click on the tag if you have a slow connection and above all, don't click on the tag if you are worried by naked picture, because this artist (and yes he is an artist) gives real significance to the expression "artistic nude". (Picture: George Platt Lynes, 1927, by Man Ray)

George Platt Lynes (15 April 1907 – 6 December 1955) was an American fashion and commercial photographer.

Born in East Orange, New Jersey to Adelaide (Sparkman) and Joseph Russell Lynes he spent his childhood in New Jersey but attended the Berkshire School in Massachusetts. He was sent to Paris in 1925 with the idea of better preparing him for college. His life was forever changed by the circle of friends that he would meet there. Gertrude Stein, Glenway Wescott, Monroe Wheeler and those that he met through them opened an entirely new world to the young artist.

He returned to the United States with the idea of a literary career and he even opened a bookstore in Englewood, New Jersey in 1927. He first became interested in photography not with the idea of a career, but to take photographs of his friends and display them in his bookstore.


George Platt Lynes and Monroe Wheeler, 1940, by Paul Cadmus
Glenway Wescott was a major American novelist during the 1920-1940 period and a figure in the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s. His relationship with longtime companion Monroe Wheeler lasted from 1919 until Wescott's death in 1987. In 1926 Wheeler was introduced to George Platt Lynes, an aspiring writer and publisher. Lynes fell in love with Wheeler, and eventually, he became a third partner in the existing relationship. Lynes died in New York City in 1955.


George Platt Lynes, Monroe Wheeler and Glenway Wescott


Chuck Howard by George Platt Lynes, 1949
In 1951, George Platt-Lynes’s financial situation worsened, as did his personal life. Although he had clients that were loyal to him, such as the stores Sacks Fifth Avenue and Bendel’s, his income was not enough to sustain his accustomed lifestyle: the lavish entertaining, the gifts of jewelry to favorites, the keeping up with his society friends. At the same time his relationship with Chuck Howard ended, which removed Chuck’s steadying effect on his life.

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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Platt_Lynes


Male Nudes by George Platt Lynes were a secret pleasure of wealthy gay collectors in the forties and fifties. Lincoln Kirstein commissioned him to photograph members of the New York City Ballet --The Gay Metropolis: The Landmark History of Gay Life in America by Charles Kaiser


Ted Smutney and Buddy Stanley, 1941


Tex Smutney and Buddy Stanley, 1941

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Monroe Wheeler was born on February 13, 1899 in Evanston, Illinois. Following his primary education, he pursued a number of careers, but his avocation of choice was as a printer. Upon receiving a small printing press as a gift from his father, Wheeler began producing chap books of poetry under the imprint, Manikin Press. One of his first works was The Bitterns, a collection of poems by Glenway Wescott, whom he had met in Chicago in 1920 and who would become Wheeler's long-time companion. (Picture: Monroe Wheeler by George Platt-Lynes)

In 1921, Wheeler traveled with Wescott to Germany, where he wrote a series of articles about the post-war economy for a Chicago trade journal, Central Manufacturing District Magazine. After his return to New York in 1923, he worked for the Coal and Iron National Bank as a copywriter. In 1925 Wheeler moved with Wescott to Villefranche, in the south of France, where they entered a vibrant literary and artistic circle populated by the likes of Jean Cocteau and Isadora Duncan.

In 1926, another important figure entered Wheeler's life when he was introduced to George Platt Lynes, an aspiring writer and publisher. Lynes fell in love with Wheeler, and eventually, he became a third partner in the existing relationship. In part through Wheeler's encouragement, Lynes eventually found his most rewarding metier, as a fashion and figural photographer. (Lynes died in New York City in December, 1955.)


Upon receiving a small printing press as a gift from his father, Monroe Wheeler began producing chap books of poetry under the imprint, Manikin Press. One of his first works was The Bitterns, a collection of poems by Glenway Wescott, whom he had met in Chicago in 1919 and who would become Wheeler's long-time companion. Monroe Wheeler died in Manhattan on August 14, 1988 at the age of 89, 18 months after the death of Glenway Wescott. They were together for 68 years.


Glenway Wescott was a major American novelist during the 1920-1940 period and a figure in the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s. His relationship with longtime companion Monroe Wheeler lasted from 1919 until Wescott's death in 1987. In 1926 Wheeler was introduced to George Platt Lynes, an aspiring writer and publisher. Lynes fell in love with Wheeler, and eventually, he became a third partner in the existing relationship. Lynes died in New York City in 1955.

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Glenway Wescott by George Platt LynesGlenway Wescott (April 11, 1901 - February 22, 1987) was a major American novelist during the 1920-1940 period and a figure in the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s. His relationship with longtime companion Monroe Wheeler lasted from 1919 until Wescott's death.

Wescott was born on a farm in Kewaskum, Wisconsin in 1901. His younger brother, Lloyd Wescott, was born in Wisconsin in 1907. He studied at the University of Chicago, where he was a member of a literary circle including Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Yvor Winters, and Janet Lewis. Independently wealthy, he began his writing career as a poet, but is best known for his short stories and novels, notably The Grandmothers (1927). He lived in Germany (1921–22), and in France (c.1925–33), where he mixed with Gertrude Stein and other members of the American expatriate community; Wescott was the model for the character Robert Prentiss in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises.

Wescott and Wheeler returned to the United States and maintained an apartment in Manhattan with photographer George Platt Lynes. When his brother Lloyd moved to a dairy farm in Union Township near Clinton in Hunterdon County, New Jersey in 1936, Wescott along with Wheeler and Lynes took over one of the farmhand houses and called it Stone-Blossom.

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Even as a very young man Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) spoke as beautifully as he wrote. He was a distinguished writer and personality — the New York Times remembered him as ―one of the last of the major expatriate American writers who lived in France in the 1920's and 30's. Three of his four novels would be reprinted over the decades. When he stopped writing fiction, he remained a fine essayist and critic, and his posthumous Continual Lessons (1992) is one of the great gay journals. Syndicated columnist Liz Smith remembers him as a wonderful New York social figure. All this reflects who he was. --Jerry Rosco, The Lost Library, Gay Fiction Rediscovered
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Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time by Elisa Rolle
Paperback: 760 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (July 1, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1500563323
ISBN-13: 978-1500563325
Amazon: Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time

Days of Love chronicles more than 700 LGBT couples throughout history, spanning 2000 years from Alexander the Great to the most recent winner of a Lambda Literary Award. Many of the contemporary couples share their stories on how they met and fell in love, as well as photos from when they married or of their families. Included are professional portraits by Robert Giard and Stathis Orphanos, paintings by John Singer Sargent and Giovanni Boldini, and photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnson, Arnold Genthe, and Carl Van Vechten among others. “It's wonderful. Laying it out chronologically is inspired, offering a solid GLBT history. I kept learning things. I love the decision to include couples broken by death. It makes clear how important love is, as well as showing what people have been through. The layout and photos look terrific.” Christopher Bram “I couldn’t resist clicking through every page. I never realized the scope of the book would cover centuries! I know that it will be hugely validating to young, newly-emerging LGBT kids and be reassured that they really can have a secure, respected place in the world as their futures unfold.” Howard Cruse “This international history-and-photo book, featuring 100s of detailed bios of some of the most forward-moving gay persons in history, is sure to be one of those bestsellers that gay folk will enjoy for years to come as reference and research that is filled with facts and fun.” Jack Fritscher
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Dylan Rosser has been photographing the male nude for more than a decade. He has been based in London for the last decade and just recently has moved to Ibiza, but has often shoot in NYC and Los Angeles.

Some of his male nude photo-books are:

Full Frontal: The Best of Dylan Rosser by Dylan Rosser
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh (July 1, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3867875987
ISBN-13: 978-3867875981
Amazon: Full Frontal: The Best of Dylan Rosser

Dylan Rosser is one of the most renowned photographers of erotic male images. His works touch us because of the sensibility of his view and the clearness of his compositions. In Full Frontal, Bruno Gmunder showcases Rosser's best work in recent years. - Other bestselling books by Dylan Rosser include X-Posed and Naked - Dylan Rosser sets the standard for modern male photography. - A compilation of his best work from previous bestsellers.

Naked by Dylan Rosser
Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh (November 1, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3867872260
ISBN-13: 978-3867872263
Amazon: Naked

Whenever a photographer wants to show his models completely nude he needs a lot of empathy to create an atmosphere that's free of any restraints. Dylan Rosser is perfectly capable of this as he has already proven with his photo books. Naked is all about intimacy and encounters with men at their most vulnerable but also at her most beautiful. His style is more down-to-earth and accessible than in his last book Red, the pictures are striking and go under your skin.

Red by Dylan Rosser
Hardcover: 120 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh (October 1, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 386787042X
ISBN-13: 978-3867870429
Amazon: Red

Flawless male bodies perfectly lighted and masterfully retouched, that is Dylan Rossers trademark. The color red is the red thread of Red.

X-Posed by Dylan Rosser
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh (October 1, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 386787008X
ISBN-13: 978-3867870085
Amazon: X-Posed

Dylan Rosser focuses on the purity and sensuality of the male form.

Dylan's work can be found at: www.TheMaleForm.net and since last year together with other awesome photographers of male nude.

More Photographers at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Art
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The holiday season saw also issue 14 of tMf Magazine, an issue is packed with 160 pages of some of the world’s hottest men! (and no pesky advertising). Thats 30 more pages than the last issue.

For Issue #14, photographer (and Creative Director of tMf Magazine) Dylan Rosser has photographed model Marco Rubi for our cover story. )

Also featured in the issue is an in-depth interview with former Mr Gay World Christopher Olwage together with a beautiful portfolio of images by Natasha Hing. )

We also take a look at Deon Jacksons new book, Desnudo. )

Add to that portfolios from the likes of Marlen Boro, Ruslan Elquest, Jim Ferringer and more, and you get a nice bumper issue to warm up this winter. )

By bringing together so many astounding artists and their visions in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the male form at its best. tMf is a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure from a wider audience while giving viewers a publication showcasing the pinnacle of male nude photography.

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print form.
ISSUE #14 is out now and priced at just $6.95
www.tmfmagazine.com

Moreover, here are a selection of images from Novembers additions to TheMaleForm.net )
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For the new issue of tMf, #12, I did again a short interview to one of the photographer featured in it. Dylan allowed me to repost in entirity the interview here, but I strongly suggest you to buy the whole issue, it's awesome as usual. "My" photographer is Antonio, and he is from Spain.



1) Would you like to tell us something about yourself? Where are you from, how old are you, what is your background (meaning are you a trained photographer or self-taught...)?

I think I was born with a camera between my hands. I had my first reflex with 15 years old and it has always been close to me. I came from the north of Spain (37 years old) but I live in Madrid. Regarding my training I studied in EFTI School in Madrid… I remember a sentence from one of my teacher which is amazing: “You need to learn the technique and as soon you have learned it… you need to forget it”. The technique is important but it is more important to say something in each picture.



2) Does your country/culture influence your photography? Is the Mediterrean origin something that you feel as yours?

Of course my culture and my background influences directly in my way of feeling the photography. In my work the use of the light is very important and I think there is not better light that the Spanish light. It is clear that I always prefer a warm pic better than a cold pic… Spain is always in my photography.



3) Is photography your main career? Where do you see yourself in the next future? Are you planning to professionally exhibit or publish your work?

Not now… who knows in the future… Right know I manage my “normal” work with the photography work something which is quite difficult. Day by day you need more time to organize your shootings, paper work trying to publish in magazines, etc, etc. I really would like to have the photography as my main career but I think it is quite impossible right now.



4) How do you select your models? what is that most catches your eyes, your ideal subject for male nudes?

I need to find a correct balance between face and body and the most important issue… the model needs to send a message in each photography. I consider that the photography is a way of sending messages and those message needs to be sent by the photographer which is managing the shoot and of course for the model. An incredible body which can not communicate a clear message is not a good team mate.



5) Usually do you give freedom to your models to move as they like or do you have an ideal "frame" that you try to recreate with them?

I always try to create a good atmosphere in the shooting. When you are able to create that the model can express himself in a better way. Then I try to direct the shoot in a soft way giving enough space to the model to pull out the best he has inside… In any case I always have an “ideal frame” with each model and I try to catch it during the shoot… sometimes I get it, sometimes not… The photography is a travel and a travel is always full of surprises…

Moreover there are also wonderful updates to the website, that for a small fee you can access (be careful, it's HOT)


Luke by Ethan James

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Winter is here and there is no better way to raise the temperatures than tMf Magazine. The 10th issue is packed with 120 pages of some of the world’s hottest men! (and no pesky advertising)



For Issue #10, photographer Dylan Rosser present cover model David as well as a preview of his new collectors book called Loft.


Dylan Rosser present cover model David

Dylan Rosser present cover model David )


Loft by Dylan Rosser

Loft by Dylan Rosser )

Also featured in the issue: A portfolios from photographers Alex Klimov, Jan Griffioen, Rashad Muhammad, Marlen Boro, and Marc Antonio. We also take a peek at the best 2014 nude calendars.


Alex Klimov

Alex Klimov )



Jan Griffioen

Jan Griffioen )


Marc Antonio

Marc Antonio )

By bringing together so many astounding artists and their visions in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the male form at its best. tMf is a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure from a wider audience while giving viewers a publication showcasing the pinnacle of male nude photography


Jerome

Jerome )


Ross

Ross )

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print.

ISSUE #10 is out now and priced at just $6.45
www.tmfmagazine.com
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Winter is here and there is no better way to raise the temperatures than tMf Magazine. The 10th issue is packed with 120 pages of some of the world’s hottest men! (and no pesky advertising)

For Issue #10, photographer Dylan Rosser presents cover model David as well as a preview of his new collectors book called Loft.

Also featured in the issue: portfolios from photographers Alex Klimov, Jan Griffioen, Rashad Muhammad, Marlen Boro, and Marc Antonio. They also take a peek at the best 2014 nude calendars.

By bringing together so many astounding artists and their visions in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the male form at its best. tMf is a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure from a wider audience while giving viewers a publication showcasing the pinnacle of male nude photography.

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print.

ISSUE #10 is out now and priced at just $6.45: www.tmfmagazine.com

For this issue, my contribution was the featured interview with photographer Alex Klimov. An extract from the interview is available on the magazine, while I'm posting the full interview here: )
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They say the best things in life are worth waiting for and with the summer issue of tMf you’re most definitely getting the best!

After a short hiatus, tMf is back with #9! This special double issue features a massive 200+ pages of some of the hottest men shot by some of the best photographers of the male form!


Starting with the cover, Nick Wolanski’s hypnotising blue eyes and incredible body will make you want to dive in and see more! Inside you will find 16 glorious pages of Nick shot by tMf editor Dylan Rosser.

Nick Wolanski )


Inside you will go into the woods with photographer Mikel Marton's beautiful images of Marc A, into the concrete jungle with Fabio Lopes by Ricardo Muniz, and into the shower with the incredible Robert Axel from ManPhoto Studios.






Also featured within; Jare’d Andre Goodloe by Seth London, Kim Tien by Ali Choudhry, Josh Taylor by Juan Franco and stunning photographer profiles from Andrew Bowman, Farrand Bloch & Gert Kist.






Andrew Bowman )


Farrand Bloch )


Gert Kist )


Summer reading is a priority with book previews of Rosser’s Full Frontal, Summer Souvenirs by Fred Goudon, American Eros from Mark Henderson, Timeless Bodies by David Vance and various artists coming together for the sexually charged Turnon: Boys.

Full Frontal )




Mark Henderson's American Eros )





By bringing together so many astounding artists and their visions in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the male form at its best. tMf is almost a ‘coffee table book,’ itself with beautifully presented hi-resolution images and fun behind-the-scenes information. tMf provides a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure from a wider audience while giving viewers a publication showcasing the pinnacle of male nude photography.

tMF Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print.
ISSUE #9 is out now and priced at just $8.95

Price will return to normal for Issue 10

www.tmfmagazine.com
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The new number of tMF is Now Live (Issue 9) and the first with my new collaboration with Dylan. My interview to Andy Bowman is the second piece in the magazine, and as interviewer I'm allowed to post the full interview plus some exclusive pictures (censored cause if you want the uncensored version, you need to buy the magazine :-) )



This issue is a double issue and is priced at $8.95. You can find it here: www.tmfmagazine.com

1) How do you plan your photo shoots? Do you work mainly from commission or sometime do you follow and idea and plan it? )

2) Some of your guys are clean cut model material, but some others, while beautiful, are more the next door guy (less groomed, more real); what is your ideal guy? Both in life than in a shoot. )

3) Want to share something more about you and your partner? )

4) You started in the male nude doing profile pictures for Gaydar, isn’t it right? I suppose most of your clients were non professional models, is it different working with them?  )


5) There is a feeling of being at ease in most of your pictures, like the model has just woke up (from your bed), or like he is a friend who spent the night, how do you manage that?
I love doing these innocent bed shots. I first tried it with the lovely Adam Coussins - just lying snuggled up on a pillow with his eyes gently closed and then suddenly open - the difference in the 2 images is amazing but both very romantic looking. Butch physique guys with biceps and tatts - just so cute when they look asleep and leaves everything to the viewer's imagination. The bed shots are always at the end of a shoot and the sleepy looks are quite easy to achieve after a few hours shooting.

6) Similar to the previous one, but with different output: when you need for a model to be erected, how do you put him at ease? )

7) Two words caught my attention in your profile, Oxford (where you are from) and Cricket (you did a series of male nude cricketers), both true English things: do you think you being from UK give a different flavor to your pictures? )

8) What was the strangest thing that happened while doing profile pictures? Have you ever received  )

9) You said you didn't like to be a wedding photographer because you were used to take still life pictures, but now you are working with VERY alive subjects... what is the difference? Being the model naked (bore to the eyes) makes him more real to the lens? )

10) Have you ever being attracted from your subject? Did it make a better shoot? )

11) Your future plans? A website, a photobook, an exhibition, something else? )

And tomorrow Dylan promised to send some more intro pictures to the new issue of tMf ;-)
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Many of you know, since you have plenty enjoyed the beautiful "gifts" that he is sending me for the last two years, that I have the honor to be allowed to post Dylan Rosser's updatings to his male nude website, www.TheMaleForm.net, and the high quality magazine, tMf. Well, I accepted to be a content editor of the latter, basically I will have the hard task to look at beautiful pictures of naked men and think the best questions to ask the photographer... after I managed to clear my mind, that is. I have already completed my first job, and an extract of interview will be in the next tMf while I will post the full interview on my blog.

In the meantime, Dylan was so generous to send me some man candies ;-) I still think Dylan Rosser's work is among the best quality in male nude photography, but there are some of his new collaborators that have sparks of beauty in their work. I have already appreciated Ethan James in the past, and I have to say that Ian Fraser has caught my eyes too.

So, here you go... Enjoy! (and be aware of the Not Work Safe, do not click if you are faint hearts...)


Alfie by Dylan Rosser

Alfie by Dylan Rosser )


Jacob by Dylan Rosser

Jacob by Dylan Rosser )

Addison by Dylan Rosser )

Matt S. by Dylan Rosser )

AJ by Ethan James )

Justin by Ethan James )

Boyd by Ian Fraser )

Jensen by Ian Fraser )

Corey by Deon Jackson )

Ed by Deon Jackson )

Filip by Brenton Parry )

James by Gert Kist )

Marcos by Calvin Brockington )

Sebastian by Calvin Brockington )
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Dylan Rosser is a good fellow and very generous with this journal, always sending me updates, but these past three months were a chaos, and so I realized I haven't posted all the wonderful pictures he sent me :-( Due to that this post is huge (and Not Work Safe so open it in a private venue ;-) ). Enjoy them, as always Dylan and his collaborators did a WONDERFUL job collecting male naked beauties all over the world.

Joshua by Ian Fraser )

New Year’s Day at www.themaleform.net came with the addition of two brand new sets from guest photographer Ian Fraser, using two unbelievable stunners, JJ and Joshua. These can be found exclusively on TheMaleForm.net. For those unfamiliar with Ian’s work he is a UK-based photographer with over 20 years experience, a great addition to the site.


Cameron by Murray! )
Donato by Dylan Rosser )

From the lens of Murray! comes a shoot with Cameron and one from Dylan Rosser himself with Donato, a sexy new porn star from Madrid you will want to discover immediately.

And don’t forget that besides the tasteful full frontal photography, TheMaleForm.net has constantly updating hardcore content from Lucas Entertainment, CitiBoyz, and BelAmi.

Dallas by Ethan James )

Ethan James photographs Dallas, a 21 year old dancer from Ohio

Nigel by H2H-images )

H2H-Images photographs Nigel, who has been modelling since he was 19 and has collaborated with various photographers and artists. From fashion shows to art class modelling and burlesque.

Pup by Murray! )

Murray! photographs Pup, who recently moved from Colorado to Detroit.

Simon by Dylan Rosser )

Dylan Rosser photographs Simon, and young model with a BIG talent, in London.

Moreover ISSUE 7 & 8 of tMF are OUT NOW

Start the holidays early with 120 pages of the world's hottest men, both the naughty and the nice, as Dylan Rosser’s tMf magazine launches issue #7 to celebrate the season!


Vasa Nestorovic by Rick Day

Seven is definitely lucky for tMf. Cover model Vasa Nestorovic was shot exclusively for tMf by pre-eminent New York photographer Rick Day.

by Rick Day )
Vasa Nestorovic by Rick Day )

Inside Issue #7, you will find more of Rick’s work with Vasa, an interview with the photographer by tMf features editor Tye Briggs and 15 incredible pages of work from Rick's newest book, All Players.

by Michael Stokes )
by Justin Monroe )
Dylan Carlen by David Wagner )

Simon Boulton )
Gerrit Bender )
Mason )

Also spread out for you within the magazines 120 pages are photos and articles featuring 'Masculinity' by Michael Stokes, Justin Monroe’s 'Rock Bottom', David Wagner’s shoot with 19-year-old model Dylan Carlen as well as photos and interviews with Simon Boulton, Gerrit Bender, Mason and model Michelangelo Dinapoli.

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print form.
ISSUE #7 is out now and priced at just $5.95
www.tmfmagazine.com

Dietmar by Mark Henderson )

Winter is just about over and that means it’s time for the SPRING issue of tMf Magazine! As always, the issue is jam packed with 120 pages of the world’s hottest men, all naked and all ready for your viewing pleasure!

Dietmar by Mark Henderson )

After seeing our cover, you won’t be able to resist getting your hands on the issue and to see more of the incredible Dietmar! Shot by photographer Mark Henderson EXCLUSIVELY for tMF. Inside you will find 16 glorious pages devoted to revealing just about everything about the Austrian model.

by Desi Arnaz )
Peter Le by Desi Arnaz )

Issue #8 also features Zedneram’s Desi Arnaz who shares some of his favourite images in a spectacular portfolio piece which includes the sensational Peter Le!

by Eros 3000 )
by Graham Martin )

Kieron Knight by Graham Martin
Guillaume by Tom Saint Clair )
by Sean Martin )
by Louis LaSalle )

Each of the 120 pages features some of the hottest men, shot by some of the world’s best photographers of the male form. Also in this issue; Eros 3000, Graham Martin, Tom Saint Clair, Sean Martin and Louis LaSalle.

By bringing together so many astounding artists and their visions in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the male form at its best. tMf is almost a ‘coffee table book,’ itself with beautifully presented hi-resolution images and fun behind-the-scenes information. tMf provides a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure from a wider audience, while giving viewers the best of male nude photography.

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print form.
ISSUE #8 is out now and priced at just $5.95
www.tmfmagazine.com
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Dylan Rosser, one of the most popular and highly regarded photographers of the male nude, has been hinting for months that his fans are in for an enormous surprise. It’s finally time for the reveal.

For the first time ever, Gay Times Magazine is dedicating an entire issue (available 22 January) to nude photography, but even more importantly, all were shot by Dylan Rosser himself. Never before has an entire issue of the magazine been cleared of all other features in order to celebrate the style and beauty of just one photographer!


Cast of 9-5 The Musical (dancers/actors)

A passionate adoration for his subject matter is not the only reason Dylan was given such a unique opportunity. Throughout his career, Dylan has stressed his interest in nudes over fashion, the opposite of what most magazines are willing to highlight. When Gay Times Magazine made the decision to showcase only nudes, without any specific nod to fashion, Dylan Rosser was an obvious choice. After all, he has photographed the male nude for over a decade and 2011 saw the release of his third coffee-table book, simply titled “Naked,” a bestseller since its release. The “Naked” photographer shooting the naked issue of Gay Times Magazine is perfect symmetry.

The intention was to give the images a polished look that is standard for most female fashion and glamour magazines. “None of us could find a reason why men did not deserve the same magic wand treatment. The photographs here are very much in keeping with my personal preference for polished and glossy images”, says Dylan. Makeup artist Evan Huang and assistant Joe McCormick were also on board to help achieve the final look.


Class A (Boy band)

The subjects photographed include a stunning array of actors, singers and even Olympians to stretch over a massive 102 pages. The hard work and long hours involved in the project where worthwhile, especially knowing that this is Gay Times Magazine’s charity issue, this year benefiting the Terrence Higgins Trust, the largest HIV and sexual health charity in the UK.

GT is available internationally every four weeks in all good newsagents and supermarkets, as well as digitally (www.gaytimes.co.uk)

The full list of people taking part is as follows: Ashley McKenzie (Olympian), Chris Mears (Olympian), Luke Campbell (Olympian), Kieron Richardson and PJ Brennan (Hollyoaks actors), Leon Lopez (actor), Ben McGregor (actor), Arron Lowe (actor/model), Joseph Whelan (singer), BalletBoyz (dancers), Jack Jefferson (actor), Dominic Thornburn (actor), Ben and Sam Allen (Playing It Straight), Scott Mason (Big Brother), Class A (Boy band), Craig Daniel Adams (actor), Kieron Knight (adult actor), Mitch Marion (Playing It Straight), Cast of 9-5 The Musical (dancers/actors)

Jack Jefferson (actor) )

GAY TIMES: GT (Gay Times) was established in magazine format in 1974 as HIM Magazine and was the UK’s first paid-for monthly magazine aimed at gay men. Over the years many people have made their gay press debut on the cover of GT including: Sir Ian McKellen, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, JLS, Matt Smith, The Wanted, Russell Tovey, Olly Murs, Jedward, Liza Minnelli, Graham Norton, Paul O’Grady, Julian Clary and many, many more.

TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST: Terrence Higgins Trust is the UK’s largest HIV and sexual health charity with centres across England, Scotland and Wales. We're here to provide information and advice about HIV and sexual health and offer a range of services including sexual health checks, counselling and support groups. We campaign for a world where people with HIV live healthy lives, free from prejudice and discrimination, and we promote good sexual health as a right and reality for all.

Chris Mears (Olympian) )

Luke Campbell (Olympian) )

Ashley McKenzie (Olympian) )

Kieron Richardson and PJ Brennan (Hollyoaks actors) )
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Look what nice and original gift Dylan Rosser sent me:

Adam von Rothfelder is a Mixed Martial Arts fighter-turned-model. I usually don't like so much tattoos... but wow those are sexy!

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I decided to "collect" some of the gifts Dylan Rosser is sending me for a post full of goodies ;-) It's also a varied one, since we have some "old" friends like Vince (old since he was one of the first model I posted, actually he is very young!) and some new faces, but I bet they will become favorites of many of you.

So let start with Vince Azzopardi with some of images from the tMf Magazine.



Vince )

Some of the images were used in the 2nd issue of tMf Magazine (tmfmagazine.com) but Dylan shared the rest of the shoot on his website, TheMaleForm.net.

Dylan has photographed Vince more times than any other model and he was also lucky enough to be the first to shoot him full frontal many years ago. Vince has gone on to become a top model and often seen walking the runways in Milan.

Marco )

Marco is originally from Romania, he is now a model and dancer in London.



Jay )

Jay is 23 years old and from London. Unique features and pale skin, he sure makes a change from the tanned muscle guys. Besides having an amazingly defined body he is also blessed with a rather large package too. As Dylan refers ;-), it was one of those shoot where he had not specifically asked for erect shots but it just kept coming up, so to speak. Apparently Jay quite likes the thrill of being naked and being photographed, and of course Dylan was not complaining.

Rick )

RickF was a big favourite when he was added to TheMaleForm.net two 2 years ago to celebrate the 100th model on the site.

He was on the cover of Dylan Rosser's book, 100, and also features in his latest book, NAKED.

This set of pics are the left overs from the shoot for that book.
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Date: 29th February 2012
Time: 7 pm
Place: Mickys, West Hollywood

Dylan Rosser will have a book launch event in LA. If you are in the area he would be pleased to meet you, and if you have any books you want him to sign he will be happy to oblige. Dyaln will also be selling a few books at the event. Dylan will of course be at the event but Jesse Santana will be the main attraction, so come along and get to meet him too.

Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh (November 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3867872260
ISBN-13: 978-3867872263
Amazon: Naked

Whenever a photographer wants to show his models completely nude he needs a lot of empathy to create an atmosphere that's free of any restraints. Dylan Rosser is perfectly capable of this as he has already proven with his photo books. Naked is all about intimacy and encounters with men at their most vulnerable but also at her most beautiful. His style is more down-to-earth and accessible than in his last book Red, the pictures are striking and go under your skin.



The latest addition to TheMaleForm.net is Kyle, also known as porn star Jesse Santana: http://www.jessesantana.net/

Kyle )

And to give you a taste of Dylan's work, here are some of his more recent models:

Gabriel )

Gabriel is a guy with big eyes and some other big things too.

Adam Coussins )

Adam Coussins is an UK model who is also on the cover of NAKED. He is still one of the most popular guys on Dylan site and it easy to see why.

Shane Frost )

Shane Frost is an adult star. You can find out all you need to know from this page on his website: http://www.shanefrostxxx.com/#!__homepage/about-me
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Totally stolen from http://www.teddypig.com/2011/12/men-of-the-stacks-2012-calendar/?

All proceeds from this calendar are being donated to the It Gets Better Project™.

Please meet Zack (Mr January)



File Me Under Woof!
Current location: New York, NY
Place of birth: Lincoln, NE
Tale of the tape: 6’5” 220lbs.
Sign: Pisces
Favorite place in New York: Housing Works Bookstore in Soho

Outside of his office, he is the director and assistant coach for a men’s rugby club. His playing career began in college and is a proud former Cornhusker. The farm boys on the team taught him how to rope (ask him ladies, he’ll demonstrate).

He spends his occasional free weekend as an EMT for the Central Park Medical Unit. Working at emergency medicine in New York City relaxes him, compared to the library business. Looking for a sylvan tryst in the big city’s best park? Check out the waterfalls at the north end between The Pool and Harlem Meer. Bring a blanket, wine and thug spray for the drug dealers.

Zack’s favorite hobby is bicycling. Nothing better than NYC by bike. Smell the rainbow of the city. Keeps you in motion, fit and hard to mug.

The Calendar )

Who are we? We are The Men of the Stacks.

Order now: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/magazine/204507
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tMf Magazine’s Winter issue is the biggest yet, jam packed with more content than ever before with over 150 pages of what else? Naked Men! Photographer Dylan Rosser and Editor Tye Briggs once again bring together some of the best photographers, models and artists sharing stories and as always, pages and pages of incredible images! The hotness begins with the incredible cover of model Benjamin Godfre! Inside you will find Dylan Rosser’s new full frontal shoot with Benjamin and an interview where the cover model discusses what turns him on!



Benjamin Godfre )

Also in issue #3 you will find portfolios and feature interviews with photographers Paul Reitz and Ewoud Broeskma and model Brody Harris. Additional features include a look at the new book The Jim French Diaries about five decades of men from Colt Studios, photographer Marlen Boro talks about finding his niche in the market, Walter Kurtz discussing which man provides him with the most inspiration and Dylan Rosser sharing a selection of images from his newest book Naked.

Read more... )

Ricardo Muniz, Mircius Aecrim, Joe McCormick and Turnon Sports complete the third issue!

Read more... )

By bringing the best together in one place, tMf brings you page after page of the best of the male form. tMf is almost a ‘coffee table book’ within itself with beautifully presented hi-resolution images and fun, behind the scenes information you need to know. tMf provides a platform for photographers, models and artists to gain exposure to a wider audience while providing viewers with a publication showcasing the best of the best.

tMf Magazine is an ONLINE ONLY magazine and is not available in print.
ISSUE #3 is out now and priced at just $5.45.
Spend some of your holidays enjoying the male form!
www.tmfmagazine.com
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Last week Dylan had the launch party in London for his new coffe table book NAKED and was quite busy preparing the new issue of tMf Magazine. And since TheMaleForm.net will take a break for a few weeks, Dylan decided to be generous and send us a lots of gifts.

Nathan S. has that fashion model look that Dylan loves to shoot. Not too muscular but all the right proportions with a fit, toned, athletic body.



Nathan S. )

Andrew is 23 years old and an actor. This is a full frontal exclusive from photographer Ethan James.



Andrew )

Another full frontal exclusive is Gio, who Dylan shot in LA earlier this year. He is a dancer and has one of the most amazing bodies. Rock hard abs and a HUGE personality.

Gio )

Finally we have Josias. Dylan shot him a few months ago in London and it's a rare non full frontal shoot. Dylan loves the shots and Josias has a fantastic body.

Josias )
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Jack Mackenroth is one of the most wonderful, most kind man I have met online in these last 5 years. He is one of the best advocate for the LGBT community, and he is not shy (not shy at all) to put his face (and body) on the front line for a good cause. And so it's with a little bit of awe (Jack, how is it possible you are so hot? you have make a deal with the devil, that is sure) that I browsed the 17 wonderful pictures for the 2012 Calendar for a Cure.

Buy it here: http://jackmackenroth.com/blog/?page_id=1503



This AUTOGRAPHED, high-quality, glossy, 15-month calendar is available for sale now and will ship in the beginning of September.

The calendar begins in January 2012 and continues through May 2013. Each month features a different photographer with a very different style.

Photographers taking part int the project include Adam Bouska (NOH8), Rick Day, Carsten Fleck, Frank Louis, James Franklin, Karl Giant, Tommy Synnamon, Mattheus Lian, Richard Gerst, Ray John Pila, Sonny Tong, Thomas Evans, Krys Fox and Preston Cros with over 17 amazing images in total.

The calendar’s dimensions are 8.5 x 11 inches, and are available online for $14.95 (plus tax and shipping). Please allow 2 weeks for shipping as Jack is signing and shipping them all personally. Please be patient.

100-percent of the proceeds from the calendar will go directly to amfAR, The American Foundation for AIDS Research (www.amfar.org) to help find a cure for AIDS. Mackenroth has been living with the disease for 22 years.

Photo Mattheus Lian )

More information about Jack Mackenroth: As the first television personality since Pedro Zamora to be vocal about his HIV status, Jack Mackenroth has quickly become the most visible, out HIV+ advocate and educator in the country… if not the world. With the release of his 2012 calendar, he hopes to raise both money and awareness for AIDS research, and to show through his photographs that a person living with HIV can be in top physical form, healthy and sexy.

Designer, athlete and HIV/AIDS activist and educator Jack Mackenroth has had the privilege of shooting with some of the best photographers in the business. Each month of the 15 month calendar will feature a different photographer with a very different style. Jack is a role model to many people in the HIV community and a fitness model that many aspire to emulate.“I have amassed such an amazing collection of images that I wanted to put out a calendar that will help to combat the silence and stigma associated with being HIV-positive,” says Mackenroth. He adds, “If I can raise money for HIV/AIDS research, it’s even better.”

Photo Tommy Synnamon )

Jack has been a vocal and visible advocate of the HIV community, touring the country through numerous speaking engagements and special appearances at events. He continues to speak around the country and will be planning calendar signing events in the upcoming months. His memoir, “Making Lemonaids” will be released this winter.

For additional information, please visit www.jackmackenroth.com .

Photo Carsten Fleck )
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Yes, Jonathan D. Lovitz is for sure a fine specimen, but apparently there is a brain other than good looks and above all a civil awareness.

Jonathan D. Lovitz made quite a big gay sensation of himself in New York, when, called for Jury Duty, he responded to the question “Is there any reason you can think of why you would be unfit to serve on this jury?” with:
Since I can’t get married or adopt a child in the state of New York, I can’t possibly be an impartial judge of a citizen when I am considered a second class one in the eyes of this justice system.
Well said, and well done, even if he probably only wanted to be out of the jury duty ;-)





Here a little profile of Jonathan: "What started off as being the youngest kid in the family dying for attention had turned into an incredibly exciting life in theatre, film, and tv.

After years wanting to be an engineer, astronaut, and diplomat I landed on the next logical career choice: actor and entertainer!

I’ve been so blessed (and so jetlagged) to have traveled to all 50 states as well as amazing destinations in North America and Europe performing in things as varied as big Broadway musicals to insane 24-hour commercial shoots. I feel like the luckiest man on Earth, and I hope it’s just the beginning..."

You'll also see him in television in about a month or so on his upcoming Logo reality series, "Set-Up Squad."

Read more: http://www.justinplusone.com/2011/03/get-out-of-jury-duty-and-score-points.html#ixzz1FrfL0LYP

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Dylan Rosser sent me his latest addition to the Male Form (www.themaleform.net):

Fitness coach, Lee, born in South London, and now living in Middlesex. His hobbies are working out, fitness coaching, dancing and travelling. He has been dancing and modelling since very young, male revue performer for 10 years.



more Lee )
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A collaboration between Mariano Vivanco and D&G has already produced one of the most erotic calendar I have ever seen with a stunning (and naked) David Gandy: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/523209.html

Now they are again paired together for an entire book and a whole lot of more models among whom: Andre Ziehe (also on front and back cover), Buck Palmer, Tony Ward, Andres Velencoso Segura, Sam Way, Rodrigo Calazans, Noah Mills, David Gandy, Brian Shimansky, Clint Mauro, Sam Saffman, Miguel Iglesias, Julienne Quevenne, Eduardo Oliver, Chris Garavaglia, Chris Folz, Aj Abualrub, Antonio Navas, Alan Carey, Oliver Chesire, Christopher Landon, Tom Warren, Luis Kelling, Ryan Bertroche and Chad White.


Antonio Navas

Mariano Vivanco is a fashion photographer whose rich cultural heritage informs his unique aesthetic.

Originally from Lima, Peru, he now divides his time between London and New York, regularly shooting for internationally renowned magazines such as, Dazed & Confused, Vogue Nippon, Vogue Homme Nippon, Numero, Another Magazine, Man About Town, Allure, Details, GQ Italy, L'Uomo Vogue, 10 and 10 Man.

Vivanco has also published four books for the Dolce & Gabbana label: Calcio (2003), which was the first book of its kind to capture the emergence of the soccer superstar, Milan (2004), Nationale (2006) and Milan Family. In 2006, he was also asked to shoot the French rugby team for the Dieux Du Stade Calendar for 2007.

In 2007, Vivanco held his debut solo exhibition at the Print Space Gallery in east London, supported by Dazed and Confused. Here, he exhibited two innovative editorial stories produced for Dazed entitled Cult and Artist. His second exhibition followed quickly, this time in Milan's Gold Restaurant. Here, he exhibited his images of
the model David Gandy for Dolce and Gabbana's 2008 calendar, which fused the classical ideal of Michelangelo's David with modern ideals of masculinity.

In 2008, he published Ninety Five Chapel Market. A retrospective look at his first years in London, documenting the likes of Sienna Miller, David Gandy and Lily Cole to name a few, at the start of their careers.

Vivanco has worked with the likes of Eva Mendes, Dita von Teese, Cillian Murphy, Rupert Friend, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova and Sir Paul Smith.

http://www.marianovivanco.com/biography/


Andre Ziehe

Dolce & Gabbana: Uomini by Mariano Vivanco
Hardcover: 252 pages
Publisher: Rizzoli (March 8, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0847837009
ISBN-13: 978-0847837007
Amazon: Dolce & Gabbana: Uomini

Uomini - D&G, Masculinity and Sensuality. The images of the book, published by Rizzoli, are inspired by masculine archetypes, modern Adonis reminiscing of Greek and Roman traditions: the hero, the soldier and the sportsman.

The volume, released as a complement to all publications printed as corollary to Dolce&Gabbana Men's 20th anniversary, decipts the male body in yet another perspective: as a model worth of inspiration, a beauty which transcends times, trends and cultures.

Looking at the images shot by Mariano Vicanco, both in black and white and in colour, what is noticeable is not just an array of well-known faces from all international catwalks, but a snapshot of Mankind. Their perfect bodies and their tensed muscles, sculpted by training and discipline, are almost reminiscent of an anatomy manual, and yet they are not losing one ounce of sensuousness and grace.


Tony Ward

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The last section of the book is dedicated to Tony Ward. Icon of the 80's and 90's, Tony's charm is almost primitive. He shows himself to and plays with the camera without filters. The result is a series of images which are drenched in sensuality and eroticism, thanks to the eloquence of a face and a body whose charm stands, unadulterated, the test of time.

more pics )
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A collaboration between Mariano Vivanco and D&G has already produced one of the most erotic calendar I have ever seen with a stunning (and naked) David Gandy: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/523209.html

Now they are again paired together for an entire book and a whole lot of more models among whom: Andre Ziehe (also on front and back cover), Buck Palmer, Tony Ward, Andres Velencoso Segura, Sam Way, Rodrigo Calazans, Noah Mills, David Gandy, Brian Shimansky, Clint Mauro, Sam Saffman, Miguel Iglesias, Julienne Quevenne, Eduardo Oliver, Chris Garavaglia, Chris Folz, Aj Abualrub, Antonio Navas, Alan Carey, Oliver Chesire, Christopher Landon, Tom Warren, Luis Kelling, Ryan Bertroche and Chad White.


Antonio Navas

Mariano Vivanco is a fashion photographer whose rich cultural heritage informs his unique aesthetic.

Originally from Lima, Peru, he now divides his time between London and New York, regularly shooting for internationally renowned magazines such as, Dazed & Confused, Vogue Nippon, Vogue Homme Nippon, Numero, Another Magazine, Man About Town, Allure, Details, GQ Italy, L'Uomo Vogue, 10 and 10 Man.

Vivanco has also published four books for the Dolce & Gabbana label: Calcio (2003), which was the first book of its kind to capture the emergence of the soccer superstar, Milan (2004), Nationale (2006) and Milan Family. In 2006, he was also asked to shoot the French rugby team for the Dieux Du Stade Calendar for 2007.

In 2007, Vivanco held his debut solo exhibition at the Print Space Gallery in east London, supported by Dazed and Confused. Here, he exhibited two innovative editorial stories produced for Dazed entitled Cult and Artist. His second exhibition followed quickly, this time in Milan's Gold Restaurant. Here, he exhibited his images of
the model David Gandy for Dolce and Gabbana's 2008 calendar, which fused the classical ideal of Michelangelo's David with modern ideals of masculinity.

In 2008, he published Ninety Five Chapel Market. A retrospective look at his first years in London, documenting the likes of Sienna Miller, David Gandy and Lily Cole to name a few, at the start of their careers.

Vivanco has worked with the likes of Eva Mendes, Dita von Teese, Cillian Murphy, Rupert Friend, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova and Sir Paul Smith.

http://www.marianovivanco.com/biography/


Andre Ziehe

Dolce & Gabbana: Uomini by Mariano Vivanco
Hardcover: 252 pages
Publisher: Rizzoli (March 8, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0847837009
ISBN-13: 978-0847837007
Amazon: Dolce & Gabbana: Uomini

Uomini - D&G, Masculinity and Sensuality. The images of the book, published by Rizzoli, are inspired by masculine archetypes, modern Adonis reminiscing of Greek and Roman traditions: the hero, the soldier and the sportsman.

The volume, released as a complement to all publications printed as corollary to Dolce&Gabbana Men's 20th anniversary, decipts the male body in yet another perspective: as a model worth of inspiration, a beauty which transcends times, trends and cultures.

Looking at the images shot by Mariano Vicanco, both in black and white and in colour, what is noticeable is not just an array of well-known faces from all international catwalks, but a snapshot of Mankind. Their perfect bodies and their tensed muscles, sculpted by training and discipline, are almost reminiscent of an anatomy manual, and yet they are not losing one ounce of sensuousness and grace.


Tony Ward

more pics )

The last section of the book is dedicated to Tony Ward. Icon of the 80's and 90's, Tony's charm is almost primitive. He shows himself to and plays with the camera without filters. The result is a series of images which are drenched in sensuality and eroticism, thanks to the eloquence of a face and a body whose charm stands, unadulterated, the test of time.

more pics )

More Photographers at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Art
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James Spada is an author, publisher and photographer who has produced two dozen books over the past thirty-five years. He has had three New York Times bestsellers, including his biographies of Grace Kelly and Peter Lawford. He has written both intimate text-only biographies and illustrated coffee-table books.

His first work of fiction, "Days When My Heart Was Volcanic," is a historical novel about six months in the life of Edgar Allan Poe. His fourth collection of male nude images, "Eye Candy," comprises over seventy photographs.

Jim lives in Boston with his husband and two cats.


Black & White Men: Images by James Spada
Hardcover: 96 pages
Publisher: Bookazine Company; 1st edition (October 30, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0967990823
ISBN-13: 978-0967990828
Amazon: Black & White Men

Sixty fine-art male nudes, printed in duotone on glossy coated stock, in a 9"x9" hardcover format. This book was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award as the best visual arts book of 2000 and was named one of the three best gay books of the year by the Independent Publisher's Association.

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Edwardian Men: Photographs by James Spada
Hardcover: 96 pages
Publisher: Pond Street Press; First Edition edition (August 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0967990807
ISBN-13: 978-0967990804
Amazon: Black & White Men

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A stunningly beautiful volume of evocative, sensual male nudes shot to look as though they were taken around 1900. Some of today's sexiest young men are shown amid Victorian and Edwardian rooms and gardens, often in much franker poses than would ever have been attempted back in that more circumspect era.


The Romantic Male Nude by James Spada (introduction by Michael Thomas Ford)
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Abrams Books; First Edition edition (September 1, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0810993716
ISBN-13: 978-0810993716
Amazon: The Romantic Male Nude

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What makes a male nude romantic, as opposed to merely erotic? The more obvious attributes might be soft focus, soft lighting, silk bedding, sylvan settings, roses, lace curtains, moonlight. Perhaps it is the look of a model, or the expression on his face; maybe it is the warmth of the embrace between two lovers, or the longing in a young man’s eyes.

Each of the images in this book, the first anthology to bring together a group of celebrated photographers to thematically celebrate romance in the male nude, stirs the imagination to create a story around it—a story of youthful yearning or an idyllic day, a story about the blossoming love between two men, or even about the rapport between a photographer and his model.

The photographers represented here—among them Reed Massengill, Kobi Israel, Tom Bianchi, Ed Freeman, David Vance, and Michael Childers—live and work in places as disparate as Israel, Guatemala, England, Cuba, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Greece, Sweden, and Germany, in addition to the United States. Their diversity proves that romanticism flourishes everywhere in the world.



More Photographers at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Art

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Ed Freeman's early career was all about music; first in New York, where he was a road manager on the last Beatles' tour, played guitar on dozens of pop recordings and worked as an arranger and producer with Carly Simon, Cher and Don McLean (American Pie) among others.

Living in Los Angeles now and working as photographer, he creates commercial and fine art images that have been featured in hundred of publications. Two books of his work have been published. His architectural series - Desert Realty and Urban Realty - are the subject of touring museum shows.





He travels the world taking pictures, teaches Photoshop at Santa Monica College, still plays piano, is fighting a losing battle to learn Mandarin Chinese and swears mightly that he will write the Great American Symphony someday - whenever he gets some spare time.

Don't hold your breath.

His motifs are for the most part nudes and landscapes that he often turns into dramatic scenes with the help of computer technology. In doing so he has described an incredibly expressive photographic language. His works have been published in countless magazines and anthologies.

Solo Books:

Work (Bruno Gmunder, Germany, 2000)
Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh; illustrated edition edition (September 30, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3861878844
ISBN-13: 978-3861878841
Amazon: Work

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Presenting Athletic Beauty! Ed Freeman’s male nudes celebrate the athletic beauty of men’s bodies. But Freeman is also a master of classic solo and couples portraits – with consummate lighting they present intense moments full of power, eroticism and even tenderness. Since his models are also unique masculine beauties, you should not miss out on this complex erotic masterpiece. Ed Freeman himself is an absolute multi-talent. After working for 25 years as musician and producer he decided to focus his energies on photography. His motifs are for the most part nudes and landscapes that he often turns into dramatic scenes with the help of computer technology. In doing so he has described an incredibly expressive photographic language. His works have been published in countless magazines and anthologies. "Work" is his first solo publication, which is now available in a soft-cover edition.

Desert Realty (LA Times Books 2003, Chronicle Books 2007)
Paperback: 80 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books; First Edition edition (June 7, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0811858235
ISBN-13: 978-0811858236
Amazon: Desert Realty

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The California desert as you've never seen it before and never will. This is Desert Realty, a stunning collection of surreal photographs. Glorifying ordinary structures and subverting the conventions of traditional landscape photography through digital manipulation, Freeman gleefully guides us through a dreamscape of palm trees and lurid skies, bringing the desert and its humble architecture into focus. In the vanguard of acclaimed photographers using digital techniques to express their artistic vision, Freeman also includes concise explanations of how the photos were created making Desert Realty a veritable primer on digital image manipulation and an inimitable addition to the history of Western landscape photography.

More Photographers at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Art
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Coming soon to TheMaleForm (http://www.themaleform.net/), Dylan Rosser's photography website, is the very talented NYC photographer Thomas Synnamon. His 1st set will be of a model called Eddy and it will be soon available.

Thomas Synnamon published SLEEPLESS with the German publisher Bruno Gmünder in July 2010.

Never has there been as pleasant a reason to stay awake at night as the new photo book by Thomas Synnamon.



Hardcover: 80 pages
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh; Bilingual edition (May 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3867870500
ISBN-13: 978-3867870504
Amazon: Sleepless

For the past few months, Thomas has been searching for exceptionally beautiful men and doing whatever it takes to keep them awake--so that he can photograph them. The result is Sleepless, a magnificent collection of portraits, each one rendered in the intimate, signature style of this emerging, self-taught photographer from New York. As if peeping through a keyhole into a bedroom--a man’s most private space--Thomas captures the restless, midnight moments of men who are exhausted, yet wide awake. Some of these men seem to be waiting, perhaps for you; they return your gaze with haunted, seductive looks in their eyes, full of desire and expectation. Others are tangled in their sheets, so alluring that all you want to do is reach out and unwrap them.



Sleepless is Thomas’s first book, and he has approached its creation with the same objective that he sets for all his projects: to create something beautiful. Thomas challenges himself to resolve the tension between creativity and technique with imagination and boundless energy. His primary subjects are the male form, fitness, and fashion, expressed with an edge, and he enjoys experimenting with lighting to create drama. His passion for simple, yet bold photography has been inspired by such artists as Richard Avedon, Robert Mapplethorpe, Paolo Roversi, and Steven Klein. Sleepless shows that Thomas Synnamon belongs in the company of his idols.

Sleepless will keep you awake at night.

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Thomas Synnamon has also a new 2011 Calendar: leather and lace fun, sexy, pin up boys



You can find more info here:

http://www.redbubble.com/people/synnamon/calendars/6329845-5-leather-and-lace

More Photographers at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Art
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Dylan Rosser just added a new guy to the site. His name is Rastino and he is super sexy (according to Dylan, but also to me...). Here are some details:

Rastino (Rastislav) Tan, 32 years old, living in London but originally from Slovak Republic. He is not professional photo model but he is looking to build up a portfolio.



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Age: 32
Height: 185cm
Where were you born: Slovak Republic
Where do you live: London, UK
Occupation: self-employed, model
Favourite TV shows: Grey's Anatomy, Raising Hope, Desperate Housewives.
Favourite music/band/artist: Madonna, Kylie, Robyn, Pink, Dannii Minogue, Michael Bublé, Adele
Favourite Food: Steak, Halusky (a Slovak national food), salads
Interests/hobbies: travelling, sex, reading, gym, party
How long have you been modelling: approx. 5 years
What you wear in bed: Naked
Your best feature: Eyes and Ass

http://www.modelmayhem.com/1563485

Also Dylan Rosser is selling a VERY Limited Edition 2011 calendar. Only 50 will be printed. You can see details here:
 
http://www.themaleform.net/calendar.html



Among the models you can recognize: Adam Killian (http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/686341.html) and Damon Danilo (http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/904743.html)
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Dylan Rosser sent me another man candy for you. Some of you will recognise Stefano as Dylan Rosser already added him to his site (http://www.themaleform.net/) a few months back. Here is a new set of the model and his details:



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Age: 30
Height: 5'11
Where were you born: Rome
Where do you live: London
Occupation: Actor
Favourite TV shows: China Beach
Favourite music/band/artist: Soul
Favourite Food: Filet mignon
Interests/hobbies: Reading, travelling, singing, going to the movies
Goal in life: Produce my own movie
How long have you been modelling: 4 years
What you wear in bed: pj's
Your best feature: Smile
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I don't know if you noticed that I didn't post the men candy lately ;-) Of course you noticed, some of you even asked, but sincerely I lost inspiration, and then I didn't want to post photos I didn't have the right to post. So I decided to change strategy, I asked to some photographers if they were willing to share some of their works, and Dylan Rosser was the first to reply. So today I will share with you two of his newest models and I hope other photographers will follow his example and kindly share with us other men candy. BTW my only request (other than for photos!) was to have at least some bio info on the models since I want to continue to give also a name to a beautiful body.

Dylan Rosser has just got back from NYC and LA, where he managed to shoot 5 guys but unfortunately you will have to wait until next year to see those pics. For now, here is the much anticipated shoot with models Charlie and Matthew:

 

Charlie & Matthew ) 

You can find more about Charlie and Matthew on Dylan Rosser's website: http://www.themaleform.net/home.html

Matthew James II, 22 years old, from London, loves being in front of the camera and has a very relaxed but professional manner when it comes to working. He is currently expanding his portfolio and so would never turn any good offer for work.

Previous Work: Playboy Indents, AXM Magazine January 2008, Gay Times January 2008, Boyz Magazine, Prowler Store Advertisements, L'Oreal Colour, QX Magazine Feature, Pics By Gaz 2008, HotSnapz 2008.

 

Matthew James II ) 

Matthew's model mayhem profile: http://www.modelmayhem.com/660947

Charlie Rawlins, 28 years old, from London, is very interested in any available modelling work to help with expanding his portfolio. He is particularly interested in working within the fitness industry as he practically lives in the gym and has worked really hard on his body. He is enthusiastic, professional and self motivated and would love the opportunity to do more work.

Previous Work: GayTV adverts, Playboy Indents, AXM Magazine January 2008, Gay Times January 2008, Boyz Magazine, Prowler Store Advertisements.

 

Charlie Rawlins ) 

Charlie's model mayhem profile: http://www.modelmayhem.com/682494
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It was a bit that I haven't posted a man candy. Maybe I lost inspiration, maybe I didn't find any new interesting man... but today, for different reason, I'd like to post about Ryan Clifford.

Ryan’s background is in acting, movement and dance, he’s practiced yoga for 11 years, and Ashtanga yoga for 8 years. He did his yoga training in Los Angeles with Erich Schiffman and his Ashtanga teachers include Sri K Pattabhi Kois from Mysore, India and Hamish Hendry in London. He has also studied in the Iyengar tradition which informs his hatha yoga teaching. Ryan believes in keeping yoga enjoyable, light, fun and sexy whilst recognizing its power to transform your life.



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A doting Dad himself, Ryan is a certified ‘YogaBugs’ kids yoga. He also teaches corporate yoga classes in the city. His current yoga practice is naked Vinyasa Flow to music. Ryan is based in Soho London and is a gay dad of two boys.

"Nakedness is a way of life. Stripping back the layers finding truth and beauty at the core."

You can find more about Ryan, and buy his 2011 Naked Power Yoga calendar at the following website:

http://nakedpoweryoga.com/
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It's a lot of time that I don't share a work by Michel Giliberti. He was the first artist I featured in this LiveJournal, and I love his paintings, but he is also a wonderful photographer, able to capture the mix of strength and sweetness of the male figure.

http://www.michelgiliberti.com/article-les-portes-54421962.html



Hope my English, and the French translator is good enough to give you an idea of the caption for this picture:

Doors ... Being in exile or be in exit, everything is built around the departures, returns, new beginnings. A thousand times crossed, the doors of our violence and our inertia remains strong. Unable to shoot them. They are closing on our neuroses, open on our balances, then close choking until the next oxygen of fortune.
I've pierced my pain, I've rocked my sweetness, but open or closed, my wounds are beautiful because they are born from the length of the love and the only beauty of a love story , isn't time?
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It's a lot of time that I don't share a work by Michel Giliberti. He was the first artist I featured in this LiveJournal, and I love his paintings, but he is also a wonderful photographer, able to capture the mix of strength and sweetness of the male figure.

http://www.michelgiliberti.com/article-les-portes-54421962.html



Hope my English, and the French translator is good enough to give you an idea of the caption for this picture:

Doors ... Being in exile or be in exit, everything is built around the departures, returns, new beginnings. A thousand times crossed, the doors of our violence and our inertia remains strong. Unable to shoot them. They are closing on our neuroses, open on our balances, then close choking until the next oxygen of fortune.
I've pierced my pain, I've rocked my sweetness, but open or closed, my wounds are beautiful because they are born from the length of the love and the only beauty of a love story , isn't time?

More Artists at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Art
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Hedi Slimane is a very good fashion photographer and in the last year she did two different editorial, one with male Super-Models (SUPER-MODELS, Vogue Hommes International, Spring/Summer 2009), those men who left their name in a world, the fashion industry, that usually is the kingdom of female models, and the other editorial (Waiting in the Wings, VMan magazine, Fall/Winter 2009) with the "next" name of the English movie industry. It's strange, but the feeling of the two editorials is almost the same, the only difference is those age lines around the eyes of the vintage men. 


Alex Pettyfer

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Alexander Richard "Alex" Pettyfer (born 10 April 1990) is an English actor and model. He appeared in school plays and on television before being cast as Alex Rider, the main character in the 2006 film version of Stormbreaker. Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award and an Empire Award for his role. He appeared in the 2008 film Wild Child. He has been seen as a model in several advertising campaigns for Burberry. In May 2009 he appeared in the film Tormented alongside April Pearson. Pettyfer was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, the son of actor Richard Pettyfer and Lee Robinson; he has a younger half-brother, James Ireland, a junior tennis player, from his mother's re-marriage to Michael Ireland, a property developer. Pettyfer began his career as a child fashion model at the age of seven,Gap, after meeting Ralph Lauren in a toy store in New York City. He also did advertisements for some yogurt brands. His first commercial was at age six. He attended The Mall School, a small private school in Twickenham and as a schoolboy performed in plays, including in the role of Willy Wonka in a production Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He then went on to attend Lambrook Haileybury school in Berkshire. In 2005, Pettyfer, after ending his modeling career, made his professional acting début in the British television production of Tom Brown's Schooldays, playing the lead character, Tom Brown; he received positive reviews for the role. Read more... ) 


Andre Van Noord

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“I was spotted when I was 20, when I was studying political science, and it was a complete leap into the unknown. It was a dizzying about turn. I’m now 45 and still working. I was almost always drunk on the catwalk. Mescal, you know, I was very wild. But also always on time and always OK – which is normal when you get paid 30.000 euro to go to Seychelles. I know how to take a good portrait. I always think “Fuck me”. That’s my secret. I live in Amsterdam, and I have three kids. I swim an hour a day. I’m off the drugs and alcohol. I’m an actor, a photographer, and write poetry.” 


Christian Cooke

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Christian Louis Cooke (born 15 September 1986) in Leeds, West Yorkshire) is an English actor, known for playing Luke Kirkwall in Where the Heart Is, Luke Rutherford in Demons and Dorian Gaudain in Trinity. Cooke began his acting career at the age of 10 when he appeared in a production of Bedazzled at the Bingley Arts Centre. His first television appearance was in a commercial for Birds Eye beef burgers. Cooke played the role of Luke Kirkwall from 2000 to 2006 in the ITV drama Where the Heart Is. He has also guest starred in Doctors, The Royal, Casualty and George Gently. He starred in one episode of the BBC's Robin Hood as Will Scarlett's younger brother, Luke Scarlett. Cooke also appeared in BBC One's The Chase and played Brae Marrack in the ITV1 soap opera Echo Beach. He guest starred in the 2008 Doctor Who episodes "The Sontaran Stratagem" and "The Poison Sky", playing UNIT soldier Ross Jenkins, who is killed off in the later episode. In early 2009, he played the lead role of Luke Rutherford in ITV1 supernatural drama Demons. Cooke has recently appeared in ITV2's eight part drama Trinity, where he had several rear nude scenes in the first episode. He will also play the role of Freddie in the forthcoming Cemetery Junction (2010). 


Greg Hansen

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“I head a documentary and a production company, Caltana Creative. I spent a lot, gave it away, lent it. I’ve made mistakes in business, lost money in stocks. I love travelling, taking friends with me, and partying. I bought tons of gadgets and musical instruments. It was my thing. The Dim underwear ad, where I was naked in an apartment – that was the high point. People went crazy. I remember cinema audiences going bananas when it came on. Sex life is a dream! (laughs). There were loads of gorgeous women. But in between more long-term relationships.”

DIM ad )


Douglas Booth

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Douglas Booth is one of the new crop of willowy boys appearing opposite Emma Watson in the latest Burberry campaign. Burberry's creative director Christopher Bailey calls him 'an exceptionally talented young guy who we feel is going to be a huge star. He has a really modern British look and style... he's also down-to-earth and a pleasure to be around.' The 17-year-old is currently working on projects by Oscar winners Julian Fellowes and Tony and Ridley Scott. As a result, comparisons with Twilight star Robert Pattinson are already being made. 'If someone came along and said, "Take this pill and you'll be as famous as Robert Pattinson," I wouldn't say no, but I'd think about it first. It's a lovely place to be but it's also scary. He's commanding double-digit millions after just a couple of big movies. The whole of the teenage girl population, including my girlfriend and my sister and all their friends, is captivated by him. I'm sure he captivates lots of boys as well.' Douglas may find that his own exotic looks (thanks to a half-Spanish, half-Dutch mother and English father) are no less captivating to a young female audience. 'In my first audition someone said I looked Burmese,' he comments. His mother is an artist, his father works in shipping for Citigroup, and his 18-year-old sister is also an artist. Read more... ) 


Larry Scott

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Even after a decade Larry Scott remains one of the industry's most coveted faces. After his iconic turn for Armani (who can forget his ten years as the face of Acqua Di Gio) as well as work with nearly every designer Scott continues to book choice jobs. With a recent resurgence between the pages of Interview and Vogue Hommes International Larry is poised to continue his winning streak. Discovered in San Francisco by a photographer, Larry Scott is a prime example of a male model fairy tale. Hitting ultimate fame as the face of Giorgio Armani's Acqua Di Gio fragrance for a decade, Scott has become part of the elite generation of male supermodels. “I had just six dollars in my pocket when I arrived in Milan. In week two, I was doing the Versace ad campaign and had 5.000 dollars up front. But I didn’t live it up – no drinking or partying. I was the good male model – I could dance, pose nude, and I made sure they always got the good photo. Where I did have problems was away from the camera. There’s less control once you’re outside the studio. I play the flute and I’m a photographer. I had some disappointments and went into a depression, but that’s all behind me now.” 


Jamie Campbell Bower

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Jamie Campbell Bower (born 22 November 1988) is an English actor who is best known for his role as Anthony Hope in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He is set to appear as Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Bower is from London. His mother, Annie, is a music manager, and his father, David, works for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. He attended Bedales and is a former member of the National Youth Music Theatre. He began his professional career when friend Laura Michelle Kelly, who also appears in Sweeney Todd, recommended him to her agent. In addition to acting, he is also the lead singer in the band The Darling Buds. Campbell Bower was a full-time model with Select Model Management in London. He played Rocker in the film RocknRolla and Jack in Winter in Wartime (Oorlogswinter). Campbell Bower stars in the 2009 remake of the series The Prisoner as Number 11-12. In 2009, he played Volturi member Caius in the film New Moon alongside Michael Sheen, who played the Volturi leader Aro. He is also set to appear as the younger version of Gellert Grindelwald, the dark wizard defeated by Albus Dumbledore in the 2010 and 2011 adaptions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 


Mark Vanderloo

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With a slew of campaigns that have gone down in history and a nearly flawless slate of editorial work Mark Vanderloo is the gold standard of male modeling. You name it, he has done it - Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Giorgio Armani - every major booking there is. As one of the original 90s male supermodels Vanderloo, has emerged as last man standing with a name, that still stands for professionalism, dedication and unrivaled presence. With his new DKNY fragrance campaign and editorials in V, Vogue Italia and GQ introducing his face to a whole new generation of fashion addicts, Vanderloo has transcended the limitations of the industry wide youth obsession and cemented himself as an enduring icon. Born in Waddinzveen, Holland, (Birth Date: April 24, 1968) Mr. Mark Vanderloo has taken the male modeling industry by storm. At age 22, Vanderloo entered the University of Amsterdam to study history. He began modeling after accompanying a model girlfriend to a photoshoot one day. Vanderloo moved to New York in 1994 to be Calvin Klein’s Obsession model. Soon there after he booked the role as face-and body-of Boss’ couture and ready-to-wear lines in 1995. Mark was one of the first men to appear on the cover of Marie Claire in 1996. Read more... ) 


Luke Treadaway

Luke Antony Treadaway (born 10 September 1984) is an English actor, best known for appearing in the film Brothers of the Head. Treadaway was brought up in Sandford, near Crediton, Devon with his father, an architect, his mother, a primary school teacher, and two brothers - his slightly younger twin Harry and their older brother Sam, an artist. He attended Queen Elizabeth's Community College in Crediton. As a young teenager he played the guitar in a band called Lizardsun which he formed with Harry, as well as Matt Conyngham and Seth Campbell. As a child, he was a member of the National Youth Theatre, for whom he played Prince Ivan in The Firebird. He was also in the ensemble for a production of Murder in the Cathedral. While still at drama school, he and his twin brother recorded roles in their first feature film: Brothers of the Head, in which they played conjoined twins. Luke played Barry Howe, the band's singer, and his brother Harry played Tom Howe, the guitarist and song-writer. During rehearsals and throughout the shoot, Luke and Harry were connected to each other for fifteen hours a day, wearing sewn-together wetsuits or a harness. They also slept in one bed to simulate the conjoined nature of their characters. Read more... ) 


Werner Schreyer

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“I’ve give up acting to concentrate on my courses at the School of Fine Arts in Zurich. I attended an audition with Universal organized by Drew Barrymore for the role of Robin in Batman. A Los Angeles queen of casting told me I had talent, but that I was too nervous, unstable and lonely, and I didn’t think to ask her to give me the time to work on it. That was really dumb of me. There was a real sense of the brotherhood among all those male models – like a mythical family. I wanted to set up a labour union so that we could control prices, but I didn’t manage it.” 


Thomas Sangster

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Thomas Brodie Sangster (born 16 May 1990) is an English film and television actor, best known for his roles in Love Actually, Nanny McPhee, The Last Legion, and voice of Ferb in Phineas and Ferb. Sangster lives with his sister, Ava, and his parents, actors Tasha (née Bertram) and Mark Sangster. Sangster has appeared in several BBC films while his father, who is also a musician, starred in the musical adaptation of The Lion King in Germany. Sangster is the second cousin once removed of actor Hugh Grant, alongside whom he appeared in Love Actually; his great-grandmother, Barbara Bertram, and Grant's grandmother were sisters. Sangster's great-grandfather, Anthony Bertram, was a novelist. Sangster plays guitar, but he learned to play upside down because he is portraying the left-handed Paul McCartney in the feature film Nowhere Boy. Sangster's first acting job was in a BBC television film, Station Jim. He subsequently appeared in a few more television films, including the lead roles in Bobbie's Girl, The Miracle of the Cards (based on the story of Craig Shergold) and Stig of the Dump. He won the "Golden Nymph" award at the 43rd Annual Monte Carlo Television Festival for his role in the miniseries Entrusted. Love Actually, in which he played Liam Neeson's stepson, was Sangster's first major theatrical film. Read more... )
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Hedi Slimane is a very good fashion photographer and in the last year she did two different editorial, one with male Super-Models (SUPER-MODELS, Vogue Hommes International, Spring/Summer 2009), those men who left their name in a world, the fashion industry, that usually is the kingdom of female models, and the other editorial (Waiting in the Wings, VMan magazine, Fall/Winter 2009) with the "next" name of the English movie industry. It's strange, but the feeling of the two editorials is almost the same, the only difference is those age lines around the eyes of the vintage men. 


Alex Pettyfer

more pics )

Alexander Richard "Alex" Pettyfer (born 10 April 1990) is an English actor and model. He appeared in school plays and on television before being cast as Alex Rider, the main character in the 2006 film version of Stormbreaker. Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award and an Empire Award for his role. He appeared in the 2008 film Wild Child. He has been seen as a model in several advertising campaigns for Burberry. In May 2009 he appeared in the film Tormented alongside April Pearson. Pettyfer was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, the son of actor Richard Pettyfer and Lee Robinson; he has a younger half-brother, James Ireland, a junior tennis player, from his mother's re-marriage to Michael Ireland, a property developer. Pettyfer began his career as a child fashion model at the age of seven,Gap, after meeting Ralph Lauren in a toy store in New York City. He also did advertisements for some yogurt brands. His first commercial was at age six. He attended The Mall School, a small private school in Twickenham and as a schoolboy performed in plays, including in the role of Willy Wonka in a production Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He then went on to attend Lambrook Haileybury school in Berkshire. In 2005, Pettyfer, after ending his modeling career, made his professional acting début in the British television production of Tom Brown's Schooldays, playing the lead character, Tom Brown; he received positive reviews for the role. Read more... ) 


Andre Van Noord

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“I was spotted when I was 20, when I was studying political science, and it was a complete leap into the unknown. It was a dizzying about turn. I’m now 45 and still working. I was almost always drunk on the catwalk. Mescal, you know, I was very wild. But also always on time and always OK – which is normal when you get paid 30.000 euro to go to Seychelles. I know how to take a good portrait. I always think “Fuck me”. That’s my secret. I live in Amsterdam, and I have three kids. I swim an hour a day. I’m off the drugs and alcohol. I’m an actor, a photographer, and write poetry.” 


Christian Cooke

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Christian Louis Cooke (born 15 September 1986) in Leeds, West Yorkshire) is an English actor, known for playing Luke Kirkwall in Where the Heart Is, Luke Rutherford in Demons and Dorian Gaudain in Trinity. Cooke began his acting career at the age of 10 when he appeared in a production of Bedazzled at the Bingley Arts Centre. His first television appearance was in a commercial for Birds Eye beef burgers. Cooke played the role of Luke Kirkwall from 2000 to 2006 in the ITV drama Where the Heart Is. He has also guest starred in Doctors, The Royal, Casualty and George Gently. He starred in one episode of the BBC's Robin Hood as Will Scarlett's younger brother, Luke Scarlett. Cooke also appeared in BBC One's The Chase and played Brae Marrack in the ITV1 soap opera Echo Beach. He guest starred in the 2008 Doctor Who episodes "The Sontaran Stratagem" and "The Poison Sky", playing UNIT soldier Ross Jenkins, who is killed off in the later episode. In early 2009, he played the lead role of Luke Rutherford in ITV1 supernatural drama Demons. Cooke has recently appeared in ITV2's eight part drama Trinity, where he had several rear nude scenes in the first episode. He will also play the role of Freddie in the forthcoming Cemetery Junction (2010). 


Greg Hansen

more pics )

“I head a documentary and a production company, Caltana Creative. I spent a lot, gave it away, lent it. I’ve made mistakes in business, lost money in stocks. I love travelling, taking friends with me, and partying. I bought tons of gadgets and musical instruments. It was my thing. The Dim underwear ad, where I was naked in an apartment – that was the high point. People went crazy. I remember cinema audiences going bananas when it came on. Sex life is a dream! (laughs). There were loads of gorgeous women. But in between more long-term relationships.”

DIM ad )


Douglas Booth

more pics ) 

Douglas Booth is one of the new crop of willowy boys appearing opposite Emma Watson in the latest Burberry campaign. Burberry's creative director Christopher Bailey calls him 'an exceptionally talented young guy who we feel is going to be a huge star. He has a really modern British look and style... he's also down-to-earth and a pleasure to be around.' The 17-year-old is currently working on projects by Oscar winners Julian Fellowes and Tony and Ridley Scott. As a result, comparisons with Twilight star Robert Pattinson are already being made. 'If someone came along and said, "Take this pill and you'll be as famous as Robert Pattinson," I wouldn't say no, but I'd think about it first. It's a lovely place to be but it's also scary. He's commanding double-digit millions after just a couple of big movies. The whole of the teenage girl population, including my girlfriend and my sister and all their friends, is captivated by him. I'm sure he captivates lots of boys as well.' Douglas may find that his own exotic looks (thanks to a half-Spanish, half-Dutch mother and English father) are no less captivating to a young female audience. 'In my first audition someone said I looked Burmese,' he comments. His mother is an artist, his father works in shipping for Citigroup, and his 18-year-old sister is also an artist. Read more... ) 


Larry Scott

more pics )

Even after a decade Larry Scott remains one of the industry's most coveted faces. After his iconic turn for Armani (who can forget his ten years as the face of Acqua Di Gio) as well as work with nearly every designer Scott continues to book choice jobs. With a recent resurgence between the pages of Interview and Vogue Hommes International Larry is poised to continue his winning streak. Discovered in San Francisco by a photographer, Larry Scott is a prime example of a male model fairy tale. Hitting ultimate fame as the face of Giorgio Armani's Acqua Di Gio fragrance for a decade, Scott has become part of the elite generation of male supermodels. “I had just six dollars in my pocket when I arrived in Milan. In week two, I was doing the Versace ad campaign and had 5.000 dollars up front. But I didn’t live it up – no drinking or partying. I was the good male model – I could dance, pose nude, and I made sure they always got the good photo. Where I did have problems was away from the camera. There’s less control once you’re outside the studio. I play the flute and I’m a photographer. I had some disappointments and went into a depression, but that’s all behind me now.” 


Jamie Campbell Bower

more pics )

Jamie Campbell Bower (born 22 November 1988) is an English actor who is best known for his role as Anthony Hope in Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He is set to appear as Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Bower is from London. His mother, Annie, is a music manager, and his father, David, works for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. He attended Bedales and is a former member of the National Youth Music Theatre. He began his professional career when friend Laura Michelle Kelly, who also appears in Sweeney Todd, recommended him to her agent. In addition to acting, he is also the lead singer in the band The Darling Buds. Campbell Bower was a full-time model with Select Model Management in London. He played Rocker in the film RocknRolla and Jack in Winter in Wartime (Oorlogswinter). Campbell Bower stars in the 2009 remake of the series The Prisoner as Number 11-12. In 2009, he played Volturi member Caius in the film New Moon alongside Michael Sheen, who played the Volturi leader Aro. He is also set to appear as the younger version of Gellert Grindelwald, the dark wizard defeated by Albus Dumbledore in the 2010 and 2011 adaptions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 


Mark Vanderloo

more pics )

With a slew of campaigns that have gone down in history and a nearly flawless slate of editorial work Mark Vanderloo is the gold standard of male modeling. You name it, he has done it - Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Giorgio Armani - every major booking there is. As one of the original 90s male supermodels Vanderloo, has emerged as last man standing with a name, that still stands for professionalism, dedication and unrivaled presence. With his new DKNY fragrance campaign and editorials in V, Vogue Italia and GQ introducing his face to a whole new generation of fashion addicts, Vanderloo has transcended the limitations of the industry wide youth obsession and cemented himself as an enduring icon. Born in Waddinzveen, Holland, (Birth Date: April 24, 1968) Mr. Mark Vanderloo has taken the male modeling industry by storm. At age 22, Vanderloo entered the University of Amsterdam to study history. He began modeling after accompanying a model girlfriend to a photoshoot one day. Vanderloo moved to New York in 1994 to be Calvin Klein’s Obsession model. Soon there after he booked the role as face-and body-of Boss’ couture and ready-to-wear lines in 1995. Mark was one of the first men to appear on the cover of Marie Claire in 1996. Read more... ) 


Luke Treadaway

Luke Antony Treadaway (born 10 September 1984) is an English actor, best known for appearing in the film Brothers of the Head. Treadaway was brought up in Sandford, near Crediton, Devon with his father, an architect, his mother, a primary school teacher, and two brothers - his slightly younger twin Harry and their older brother Sam, an artist. He attended Queen Elizabeth's Community College in Crediton. As a young teenager he played the guitar in a band called Lizardsun which he formed with Harry, as well as Matt Conyngham and Seth Campbell. As a child, he was a member of the National Youth Theatre, for whom he played Prince Ivan in The Firebird. He was also in the ensemble for a production of Murder in the Cathedral. While still at drama school, he and his twin brother recorded roles in their first feature film: Brothers of the Head, in which they played conjoined twins. Luke played Barry Howe, the band's singer, and his brother Harry played Tom Howe, the guitarist and song-writer. During rehearsals and throughout the shoot, Luke and Harry were connected to each other for fifteen hours a day, wearing sewn-together wetsuits or a harness. They also slept in one bed to simulate the conjoined nature of their characters. Read more... ) 


Werner Schreyer

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“I’ve give up acting to concentrate on my courses at the School of Fine Arts in Zurich. I attended an audition with Universal organized by Drew Barrymore for the role of Robin in Batman. A Los Angeles queen of casting told me I had talent, but that I was too nervous, unstable and lonely, and I didn’t think to ask her to give me the time to work on it. That was really dumb of me. There was a real sense of the brotherhood among all those male models – like a mythical family. I wanted to set up a labour union so that we could control prices, but I didn’t manage it.” 


Thomas Sangster

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Thomas Brodie Sangster (born 16 May 1990) is an English film and television actor, best known for his roles in Love Actually, Nanny McPhee, The Last Legion, and voice of Ferb in Phineas and Ferb. Sangster lives with his sister, Ava, and his parents, actors Tasha (née Bertram) and Mark Sangster. Sangster has appeared in several BBC films while his father, who is also a musician, starred in the musical adaptation of The Lion King in Germany. Sangster is the second cousin once removed of actor Hugh Grant, alongside whom he appeared in Love Actually; his great-grandmother, Barbara Bertram, and Grant's grandmother were sisters. Sangster's great-grandfather, Anthony Bertram, was a novelist. Sangster plays guitar, but he learned to play upside down because he is portraying the left-handed Paul McCartney in the feature film Nowhere Boy. Sangster's first acting job was in a BBC television film, Station Jim. He subsequently appeared in a few more television films, including the lead roles in Bobbie's Girl, The Miracle of the Cards (based on the story of Craig Shergold) and Stig of the Dump. He won the "Golden Nymph" award at the 43rd Annual Monte Carlo Television Festival for his role in the miniseries Entrusted. Love Actually, in which he played Liam Neeson's stepson, was Sangster's first major theatrical film. Read more... )

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This week I decided to feature the work of Howard Roffman. It's a so huge ensemble, spacing the last 15 years, that it was impossible to do that only in one post, so I divided the bibliography in 5 posts. At the end of each post you will find the link to go to the following post. Also, to not overflow my friends list, only the first one will appear there. If you are wondering why I decided to not limit the featuring post only to his latest book, Private Moments, the reason is simple: how many time I saw an Howard Roffman's picture posted somewhere and didn't have the info of who was the artist? I like the B&W and the poetry of his work and so I'm more than happy to give people a reference to, in case, browse more.

Howard Roffman (born 1955) is an American lawyer representing Lucasfilms and a photographer who specializes in the male full frontal nude photograph.

He attended the University of Pennsylvania and in 1977 obtained a law degree from the University of Florida College of Law. He served as a law clerk on United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and afterwards, at the Washington D.C. law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. In 1980 Roffman joined the movie production company Lucasfilm to do legal counseling and afterwards, was promoted to general counsel.



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Photography is his professional hobby. His pictures became famous in 1991 after the publication of his postcards and calendars with young males posing nude. He has published many gay themed photo-albums. He is known to recruit models by giving his business-card to people at restaurants, on the street, and in discos. He has business connections with the German publishing company Bruno Gmünder Verlag. Frequently, his models come from Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

In 1999 Roffman was appointed President of "Lucas Licensing", a subsidiary of "Lucasfilm", which owns the copyrights of the movie series Star Wars and Indiana Jones.

His career is similar to another nude-photographer, Tom Bianchi, who was a lawyer for the movie company, Columbia Pictures.

He lives in San Francisco with his long term partner Duane Waters.

1995: The Edge of Desire, Photo Book, Pages: 95, Size: 12 x 9.6 x 0.6 inches, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861870630, November 1995

Amazon: The Edge of Desire

Postcardbook, Pages: 29, Size: 10x15 cm / 4x6 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871068, August 1997

Amazon: The Edge of Desire

Pictures of nostalgia and desire. Young, innocently shy faces in search of erotic identity.

1996: Three, Photo Book, Pages: 96, Size: 11.8 x 9.7 x 0.5 inches, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861870665, April 1999

Amazon: Three

Postcardbook, Pages: 30, Size: 5.9 x 3.9 x 0.6 inches, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871165, September 2003

Amazon: Three



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Photographer Howard Roffman takes time and care documenting the gay three-way love affair between John, Gary and Kris as they explore each other's inner and outer beings.

1997: Tales, Photo Book, Pages: 104, Size: 11.8 x 9.6 x 0.6 inches, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871041, April 1999

Amazon: Tales

Postcardbook, Pages: 29, Size: 10x15 cm / 4x6 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871386, April 1999

Amazon: Best of Tales

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There is a clear expression of affection between photographer Howard Roffman and his subjects that comes across in this gay erotic work. The tales cast a romantic spell on the reader.

1998: Pictures of Fred, Photo Book, Pages: 96, Size: 9.4 x 6.9 x 0.7 inches, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871297, December 2000

Amazon: Pictures of Fred



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Fred is an erotic chameleon with a simultaneously masculine and youthful aura of almost magical intensity.

2000: Jagged Youth, Photo Book, Pages: 112, Size: 22x23 cm / 8.5x9 inch, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871637, April 2000

Amazon: Jagged Youth



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The models of Howard Roffman are friends and acquaintances, which all have their own story in which he is interested. Like no other he is able to catch a personal moment in his photos. The viewer of the pictures feels the intimacy and forthrightness, by which these young men reveal themselves. Howar Roffman has an unique capability to catch the magic attraction of young men photographically. His weightless-erotic pictures are full of unearthly beauty and still appear authentic. Jagged Youth is a declaration of love to the natural erotic vibrancy of his models, which is presented in form of a series of pictures.

"The pastoral settings add an air of innocence and freedom. The summer breezes almost rise from the pages." --Echo Magazine

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 2 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978969.html

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 3 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978906.html

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 4 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978491.html

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 5 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978366.html
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2001: Johan Paulik, Photo Book, Pages: 104, Size: 22x23 cm / 8.5x9 inch, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871939, March 2001

Amazon: Johan Paulik

Postcardbook, Pages: 29, Size: 10x15 cm / 4x6 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861871998, March 2001

Amazon: Best of Johan Paulik



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This photo-book is a small sensation: Howard Roffman, who became one of the most important contemporary men-photopgrahpers due to his romantic-erotic photo series, is encountering Johan Paulil, THE superstar of the renowned and by success inebriated erotic label Bel Ami. A thrilling combination of Roffmans tender, dreamy picture-language and the magical attraction of Johan Paulik, whose boyish charm and unsophistication made him a superstar. Johan, as his admirers have never seen him before. Roffman exceeded himself by this edition. A precious photo-book, which will enthuse not only the fans of Howard Roffman and Bel Ami.

"...a wonderful testament to both photographer and model." --X-Factor

2002: Pictures of Kris, Photo Book, Pages: 80, Size: 22x23 cm / 8.5x9 inch, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861872404, February 2002

Amazon: Pictures of Kris



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With PITCURES OF KRIS the famous American photographer is presenting his third portraits-book. As before in PICTURES OF FRED and JOHAN PAULIK the master of sensual erotic knows hot to enlighten the natural erotic charism of his model with shining away.

Over the years Howard Roffman watched the, at the beginning shy, lad und accompanied him on his way to become a self-confident man, whose clear glance and irresistible attractiveness has fascinated many viewers. A coffee table-book full of sensuality and erotic; and again an edition, which proves that Roffman is one of the most important contemporary men-photographers of our time.

"This is a book that is unlikely to sit on some shelf collecting dust. The images are too beautiful." --Perceptions

2002: Friends & Lovers, Photo Book, Pages: 176, Size: 21.2x24.4 cm / 8.25x9.5 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861872609, September 2002

Amazon: Friends and Lovers

Postcardbook, Pages: 29, Size: 10x15 cm / 4x6 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861872625, August 2002

Amazon: Friends and Lovers



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The well-known American photographer Howard Roffman is presenting his fifth and most breathtaking photobook. His intimate photos and his skilled way of dealing with natural light have won Roffman an extensive, global fan base.

This is an episodic narrative in which we are permitted to observe young couples full of naturalness, tenderness and suspense, in various constellations. The authenticity of these photographs is what makes them so charming - the photos of young men who live out their emotions in front of the camera uninhibited.

"This collection is a glowing example of spontaneity, freshness, and quirky youthfulness in subject and tone. [...] Roffman has a knack for finding and making good use of some of the most intriguing and enticing models." --X-Factor

2003: The Perfect Boy, Photo Book, Pages: 176, Size: 9.4 x 8.1 x 1 inches, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861873621, November 2003

Amazon: The Perfect Boy

Photo Book, Pages: 176, Size: 9 x 7.9 x 0.7 inches, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861878097, August 2004

Amazon: The Perfect Boy

Postcardbook, Pages: 12, Size: 12.5x18 cm / 5x7 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861873664, September 2003

Amazon: The Perfect Boy



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Howard Roffman has a unique talent for capturing the magical attractive power of young men in photographs. His images depict ethereal beauty and candid authenticity. Perfect Boy is a celebration of the natural erotic aura of his young subjects, presented in a series of nine intimate and sensual photo essays.

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 3 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978906.html

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 4 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978491.html

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 5 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978366.html
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2004: Peter & Petr, Photo Book, Pages: 120, Size: 22x23,0 cm / 8.5x9 inch, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861876566, September 2004

Amazon: Peter & Petr



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Roffman tells us artistically formed stories of Bel-Ami boys Peter and Petr. Romantic scenes of tender intimacy and sensual desire entice the observer to lose himself in his own dreams. Roffman gives his models the space to develop completely, so he succeeds in capturing rarely seen moments of natural intimacy.

After countless successes with his books and exhibitions, Howard Roffman has, in a very short time, become one of the most important photographers of homoerotic photo art.

2005: Loving Brian, Photo Book, Pages: 128, Size: 22x23 cm / 8.5x9 inch, Format: Hardcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861879565, September 2005

Amazon: Loving Brian

Postcardbook, Pages: 12, Size: 12.5x18 cm / 5x7 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861879662, September 2005

Amazon: Loving Brian







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In his last book Howard Roffman spun the tale of ?Peter & Petr?. With his keen sense for intimate moments Roffman brings us closer to the irresistibly sweet and boyish Brian. Brian, at the threshold of becoming a man and still full of innocence, discovers his own body and those of his friends. The young men?s sensual congress, captured on 128 large-format pages in gentle duo-tones allows the viewer to reminisce in his own memories of youth.

Howard Roffman has had incredible success with his books and exhibitions. In a very short time he has advanced to one of the most important photographers of the homoerotic. 

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 4 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978491.html

The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 5 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978366.html
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2006: The Boys of Bel Ami, Photo Book, Pages: 220, Size: 30x32 cm / 11.75x12.5 inch, Format: Hardcover with dust jaket, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 3861879891, May 2006

Amazon: Howard Roffman Meets the Boys of Bel Ami

Photo Book, Pages: 228, Size: 21x22 cm / 8.25x8.5 inch, Format: Softcover, Colour: Duotone, ISBN 978-3-86187-477-5, November 2007

Amazon: The Boys of Bel Ami


Lukas And Sebastian


Marc And Josh Standing Tender


Sebastian Kisses Lukas


Sebastian Licks Josh

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The time has come – the Bel Ami boys met Howard Roffman; two of the most famous names of homoeroticism came together and created a new classic of male photographic art. Roffman has successfully captured emphatic black-and-white images of the boys of Bel Ami, who are obviously having a wonderful time showing off! After the incredible success of our large-format original publication we’ve decided to present this work in a newer, more manageable format. Don’t let this feast for the eyes pass you by!

Howard Roffman is fully committed to the representation of young men and their lives in his work. Like no other he manages to capture images of his boys, their passions and their search for tenderness behind the pose. Sensitively and respectfully he documents the awakening sexuality of young men. The name of Bel Ami is a legend, needing no additional introduction. Through their countless films and photo collections the boys of George Duroy have conquered the hearts of countless gay men the world over.

Man Candy Day: The Boys of Bel Ami by Howard Roffman (Part 5 of 5): http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/978366.html

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