Kayla and Kayla (NSFW)

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Registered: May 23, 2012
Total Posts: 63
Country: United States

So I was asked by a client and friend of Kayla (who's name is also Kayla) to do a shoot with one of the setups being the same as my previous session with Kayla if that makes any sense haha. So although these look like my last set I posted, it was actually shot on New Years Day. These were all shot with the Fuji X-Pro 1 and 35mm f/1.4. I cannot wait till they release the 23 1.4.

I'm kind of in an awkward position right now as I prefer to shoot fashion and commercial looking shots but just found out that suicide girls wants to test me out as a possible future photographer for them. While I am honored, I'm torn as most of my paying clients are from senior pics, newborns, and e-sessions and don't really want to two worlds to collide because it can cost me some business. So now the juggling begins of promoting this new work but trying not to deter future clients who see this is, for lack of a better word, porn. All I know if I want to get paid and I want to produce beautiful shots no matter what I shoot so yea.. /rant. Happy New Years everyone!

1) She is wearing full heels but the heel was dark and the light didn't get picked up by it.

Kayla by ChrisG Photography, on Flickr


Kayla by ChrisG Photography, on Flickr







Kayla by ChrisG Photography, on Flickr

James Ramsey
Registered: Jan 08, 2008
Total Posts: 40
Country: United States

Nice, all I can say is NICE

Registered: Apr 03, 2005
Total Posts: 444
Country: Canada

I think you'd better link to these images. Even though you've done the NSFW thing, some will object to them being visible without being linked.

Good job throughout, except for #7, which I find weaker than the rest.

Registered: Oct 03, 2005
Total Posts: 3519
Country: United States

nudity needs to be linked!

Taff Dalling
Registered: Apr 24, 2007
Total Posts: 684
Country: Australia

these are amazing

Fred Miranda
Registered: Dec 31, 2001
Total Posts: 19086
Country: United States

Hi Chris,
Amazing work.
Nudes must be presented as "links".
I have edit your post and fixed this for you. Please edit your first post to view how I did it for future posts.

Registered: Nov 09, 2012
Total Posts: 11
Country: United States

Outstanding. Thanks for the explanation of the heels. I wasn't sure if they were dark or if she was balancing on very weird shoes. 4,5,6 & 8 are my favorites.

Registered: Oct 11, 2012
Total Posts: 17
Country: Canada

Great series, she's gorgeous!

Registered: May 23, 2012
Total Posts: 63
Country: United States

Thanks and my apologies everyone. I'm a recent transplant from POTN and made the mistake of not reading the posting rules but I promise it won't happen again.

Registered: Mar 20, 2012
Total Posts: 228
Country: United States

I like the last one..........

Registered: Mar 10, 2010
Total Posts: 12423
Country: United States

I also really appreciate the last one.

Registered: Jun 15, 2011
Total Posts: 148
Country: United States

Nice work.

Registered: Dec 13, 2010
Total Posts: 144
Country: United States

The other Kayla (is that #1 or #2?) is what makes these so outstanding. That is some of the most radical detailed and surrealistic body art work as exemplified in #6. Makes you wonder what her day job is?

Registered: May 23, 2012
Total Posts: 63
Country: United States

Thanks guys! Her and her boyfriend run a tattoo and body modification shop and her bf is one of the best modifiers in the country. They also go to different venues and shows for promotions.

Registered: Nov 16, 2010
Total Posts: 93
Country: United States

Great shots! Love the poses and the lighting and the crops. Very pretty girls and the post processing is subtle which suits the photos.

Registered: Mar 08, 2010
Total Posts: 979
Country: United States

Great work! Care to share how you lit these?

Registered: May 23, 2012
Total Posts: 63
Country: United States

Thanks again guys! I have the strobist info in the description in the links. but basically it was my Einstein with double diffused large octa as the key and then I occasionally used some speedlights either bare or shot through a scrim for fill or hair/rim. Let me know if anyone else has questions.

Registered: Sep 21, 2006
Total Posts: 8895
Country: United States

#8 is rockin...beautiful eyes.

Marvin B
Registered: Nov 28, 2012
Total Posts: 28
Country: United States

Very nice set!

Registered: Jan 23, 2009
Total Posts: 4213
Country: United States

the lighting on these is excellent...well done.

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