Explicit nude photos should not cause moral panic!
"should not" James?
Since when did you become keeper of moral judgement.
Is that the first commandment of the Gospel according to James?
And is 'panic' your choice of words? It's not mine, nor seems to belong to my part of the conversation.
It's your photo. I asked you to explain it to me. I don't get it. The content, subject matter, location, pose and purpose for posting here has me at sea.
I don't feel the need to defend myself; nor should you. Some here seem to think I was standing on a moral high ground. My moral high ground, as you know, is well below sea level, even before global warming.
I was asking the questions because they occurred to me as I viewed your picture, with interest, by the way. I have returned to it many times and nothing makes sense so I have endeavoured to investigate at my own level and experiences, background and knowledge; no more or less that anyone else here does.
I don't take nude of any sort. Never have, so I have no knowledge of the motivation behind such imagery. My association with nudes in photography is limited and with nudes as a subject for art it is limited to what I see in an art gallery.
Each nude I see conjures different imagery and thoughts in my brain. Some sexual, others, curiosity, disgust, concern, passion, abstraction, aesthetic and wanton lust. I don't fight any of them.
In addition, I see things that seemingly have no reaction other than: What the **** is that supposed to be about?
You guessed it. Your photo here is one such image. After all that has been said here and all the time I have spent looking at this image. all I see is a shaved **** and a pair of tits attached to a woman who seems desperately uncomfortable and insecure.
And if you think my attention span is gross, consider the likelihood of you meeting a person on the street. The first thing you do is look at the face. The next is their crutch. Funny, that. Does that mean we are all perves? No! It just means thats what we do.
So, here I am doing what I do and speaking about it.
I can only assume that, since I didnt get a response from you, even after I had done to the trouble of suggesting a few angles, that those perspectives of mine might hold some water.
Would you consider there is an element of debauchery here? And what of the denigration of women? Or soft porn in the name of art. Possibly to exploitation of a woman by paying her to pose nude for you?
Or are your values above that?