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tanguero is always looking for collaborators in New Orleans, or within 6-8 drive as i travel a lot.
Thanks everyone for the great shoutouts!
Photography of the naked body does not have to be pornographic. It can be artful, celebratory, and reverential.
My process begins with the straightforward appreciation of the human body, first from a primal place, then adding layers of geometry and personality. I hope to go beneath the surface of skin. Not only glorifying the body, but also the complex dance of personality, particular time and place, mood, light. My models are not static objects, but collaborators. Spontaneity and improvisation are the way, an openness to possibilities. Then pursuit of vision: mine, the models, a third party, all together.
I believe the human body is among the most beautiful ‘things’ on earth. From a purely geometric point of view, the body, especially the female body, has deep primal roots in our being, as the creator of life. Our culture has repressed this, fearful of the awesome power of the feminine. But that power cannot be denied, and so we have pornography and misogyny running rampant. Can we not celebrate the glory of the body, of sex and eroticism even, without losing grasp of our humble awe and heartfelt respect for our bodies.
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B E N E A T H T H E S K I N
Nude Portraits for the 21st Century
8x10 portrait format, 80 pages, 100# silk-finish paper, 25 unique models, 156 images, 24 of which are full page, and 5 of which are double page, all carefully processed to high quality standards. 12 model statements.
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my new website: www.FelizPalomaGonzalez.com
Love the new set with Sally, beautiful work :)
Thank you for accepting my friend request! I hope you enjoy my sets! ;)
ever shoot in MD? :)
i've never been there, but if i do, i will definitely get in touch. thanks!
thank you, and me too!
Just stopping by to let you know that I genuinely appreciate the love and support you give! Thank you uber much! <3
hey there! thanks for leaving some love on my recent sets! hope you had a nice weekend.
Thank you for voting for my set with Rose! =)
Thanks for voting for Shadoes
checked out your site - LOVE your work also ! how fun it would be to be photographed by you sometime!
yay, we have a mutual admiration society starting ;-) i will definitely be in touch next time i'm heading up to Memphis, which seems to happen every month or. i hope it works out!
hello there! thank you for visiting me and stroking my ego, hehe, it definitely improved my weekend! hope you are doing fine.
Thank you for the vote! :)
Thank you for the vote, appreciated!
Thanks so much for the lovely comment and vote on my Lazy Sunday set! I really appreciate it :)
Thank you for the vote!
Thank you so much for contacting me and squeezing in a shoot! I'm excited to see the pics...I think we got some great shots together. I hope the rest of your traveling went well:)
Thanks for your votes and comments! :)
Hi Tanguero, just stopping by to wish you Happy Holidays! :)
Thanks for the vote. Nice work yourself!
Thanks for the add! How goes it?
Thank you for the vote! :)
Thanks for the vote! I'd love to model for you sometime:)
Hi, hope your enjoying your Thanksgiving weekend! :)
Thank you for the vote on "A Secret in Scarlet". Checked out your website. Great work. Looking forward to seeing more.
I love your last set <3
Thank you for the votes!
I love our set. I wish it would get more love. Hope we can shoot again sometime soon. I have a great house with beautiful natural light...xo
Thanks for the vote. your work is so beautiful.
Mmmm Screamin Mimi's is the best!! Would love to shoot when your back in town! Your book looks pretty awesome too, like something I need!
Hey hey, I live in your hometown! Beautiful sets you have!
Let's upload our pix for a prize! Xo
Atlanta!!! thanks so much <3
Hi there hun! Love Love Love how intimate your sets are! :)
Thank you sooo much! I love to see a man genuinely smile. :)
Absolutely Beautiful sets dear sir! :)
I love your set "In the Shadows", great use of lighting and focus in your shots. Oh, and thanks for the votes. =D
Oh hello new unexpected fan! ;)
I so agree with your status sentence! Ah!!
thanks so much for the love on my new set. so awesome of you! the book looks incredible, ill put it on my wishlist. :) i saw your pictures on flickr, theyre awesome. have you ever shot any girls from zivity or suicidegirls? x
thanks so much :) I love to shoot that contrast!
Hey new friend thank you for the accept! I hope you enjoy my photos!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
I love your work and will contact you next time I am coming to Portland. There are several Zivity artists I'd like to work with, so I plan to make a week of it in December.
Let's do a set for sure :)
I would love to shoot with you.
Please email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org
I would love to work with you soon, I'm taking a tony break while my body recovers from my sons birth :)
Thanks for the Purple Shirt Vote.
sure, let's talk more! send me a message about what you want to shoot. thanks!
thanks so much! I love getting comments on sets like that :)
thank you! <333 yes I love out of the normal photos! love the victorious set. the jacket is awesome! ^_^ you did well capturing it
Hey, and thank you so much for the add! :)
thank you <3 xo
I was just surprised with my Yankee contest set going live right away
Vote if you like and be sure to comment as well :)
thanks so much for the support! xoxo