Leatherdemon Paris, France Self-taught photographer always playing with the light and the shadow, the leather and capturing the power between leather and a body. Paul Scherer Berlin, Germany Berlin-based Paul Scherer has had years of varied experience of photography from fashion shoots to illustration. His creative inspiration is the male muse. He shoots young and middle aged men, skinny and muscular, of any ethnic background, all in a constructed gestalt of kinky masculinity. The common thread in all the work is the masculine allure of the subject. M Berlin Photography Berlin, Germany As a professional photographer i live and work in Berlin, which also represents the queer community in many fetish- events during the year.
Sakshi Parikh delves into his extraordinary life. The architecture and receding street, along with the sexual ambiguity and classic appeal of the model, adds to the timelessness of the image. This look has been attempted by many photographers since. It was an era of liberalisation and the breaking of conventions. Pornography had gone mainstream. Fashion had begun to move in bold, new directions. In the midst of it all, Helmut Newton was already making waves with his pioneering, provocative fashion imagery and for pushing the boundaries by making erotic scenarios look chic.
His unique vision has found expression in art books of his own conception, exhibitions, installations and films. He has also worked as a commercial photographer, shooting editorial features, print advertising, record albums and book covers in Paris, London, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Munich. Other ways of experiencing love developed, and one of those was fetishism. His services were also called upon by the fashion industry. He worked with top magazines Playboy, Newlook — at 22 years old, he was one of the top photographers for magazines such as Penthouse, Lui, Vogue, Max etc.
I could write a long post but it would be too boring … if you read my comments or networks, you know why I was away AFK. After my cancer and colostomy in , my mother is gone last year after 4 months at the hospital. My state of mind is impossible to describe: But I need to focus on something else … and you know I love to share and exchange with you. I never know which day will be good or bad.