Wait a minute! Who is leaking MY nude photos! Mine are super good! Well, if they end up in your hands, have fun!
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As a professional photographer, I'm disappointed with the state of the selfie , the "sexy selfie" in particular. With the sheer amount of "leaked" photos on the Internet , it's infuriating that we're raising the next generation to believe that terribly composed, naked iPhone photos are sexy. For goodness sake, the nude photo used to be an art form, but lately it seems we seem to have forgotten how truly sexy the human body can be in all its subtlety. Lest I sound shame-y, I, too, have been guilty of the full face, full-on boob shot. And guess what? But after becoming more involved in boudoir and portrait photography , I discovered that there are many more exciting ways to increase the mystery of a nude picture without simply flashing your boobs — and guess what? They're super-easy. Follow these tips using the best nude poses illustrated with a little help from our pal, naked Barbie and your sexy selfies won't just stand out, they'll practically moan with excitement. If your phone or your lover's phone ever goes missing, you'll want as little damning evidence on there as possible. If you send naked photos with both your face and nipples in plain view, you could very well end up in a a Google search, a gross meme, terribly embarrassed, or all of the above.
First, I met with three boudoir photographers to learn the “rules” of boudoir.
Image: Cathryn Virginia. VICE Media makes a small commission on products linked in this article. Taking a good naked photo is harder than it looks, even if professionals Instagram influencers, sex workers, and Reddit models make it look easy. Grabbing your smartphone and pointing it at yourself isn't going to give you good results—you're going to need to buy some better stuff. I asked nude selfie experts for advice on how to strike the perfect naked pic, and their suggestions apply to anyone with a body and a desire to get flirty with their camera phone.
You should get down on your knees every day and thank whichever god you believe in for bringing the iPhone into your hands. Never before has remote foreplay been so easy, making the sexy selfie a standard in hormone-fueled texting. However, not unlike celebrated photographers in the field, mediocrity should not be tolerated. Do you think a National Geographic photographer has ever turned in a badly cropped, out-of-focus picture of an eagle? No way. Standards should be in place for any type of photograph taken, including naked body shots. We get that a lot of sexting takes place under the curtain of nightfall, but one should always embrace the flattering light that comes from Mr. Natural light is far kinder to bare flesh than artificial bulbs, and offers a softer glow that won't create nasty shadows in the wrong places.