Portrait from Hannah Schuster

Erotica // Sunday, July 22, 2012
We really like this mysterious portrait done by San Francisco based photographer Hannah Cecilia Schuster. Hannah's colors and exposure are really unique and come together to create a fascinating and captivating piece of work.

James Roper's 'Rapture' Series

Erotica // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Influenced by Bernini's 'The Ecstasy of St. Teresa' and the psycho-sexual contradictions inherent to the pursuit of spiritual transcendance, James Roper brings us his 'Rapture' series. 'This is explicitly symbolised in the Rapture series by the use of porn stars as the vehicle for the expression of this 'spiritual' emotion, the shedding of carnal bodies giving way to an abstract purity beneath...'

Manuel Diumenjó's Impressionistic Nudes

Erotica // Friday, July 20, 2012
Fashion photographer Manuel Diumenjó captures an impressionistic series of black and white nudes in which he closely crops portions of the body. Divorced from their bodily context and yet still suggestive of various erotic zones, Diumenjó's female forms are almost completely abstracted while maintaining their fleshly sensuousness. He is based in Barcelona, Spain.

Jean-Jacques André's Erotic Classicism

Erotica // Friday, July 20, 2012
Jean-Jacques André was born in Marseilles, France in 1932. A photographer for over 50 years, André specializes in portraiture and artistic nude photomontage. His photographs juxtapose the softness and sensuousness of the female form with the cold stone of ancient sculpture and architectural forms. For André, photomontage 'permits [him] to recall past experiences, create new ones, search back into memories, and look forward into an imaginary future.'

Nudes by Eric Engelhard

Erotica // Friday, July 20, 2012
Eric Engelhard shoots some beautiful nudes. His film portraits are characterized by their softness and demonstrate Engelhard's keen awareness and facile manipulation of natural light. When he isn't photographing, Engelhard is a computational biologist living and working in Davis, California.

Homoerotic Pyrography by Robert Sherer

Erotica // Friday, July 20, 2012
"The intent of the series is not simply kitsch nostalgia but rather an attempt to unearth from memory those pivotal moments when the natural love between men challenges and disrupts the social schema of male competition. I create scenes that, while often humorous, can be interpreted as either sexually charged or perfectly innocent. Ultimately, I want to demonstrate that same-sex relationships are wholesome, healthy, life-affirming, or even patriotic.'

Short Film With Kanye West

Erotica // Thursday, July 19, 2012
To celebrate the launch of her brand new magazine "25", model Anja Rubik has teamed up with Kanye West and director Barnaby Roper to create a short film dedicated to the theme of the first issue - Eroticism. The idea was to create an aesthetically beautiful version of porn.

Moments from Serge Filimonov

Erotica // Thursday, July 19, 2012
We like these soft moments that Russian photographer Serge Filimonov has captured. He works really well with different lighting, and says he is a big fan warm lamp colors and pacified moods. Check out some of these almost secret moments he has snapped.

Simon Lohmeyer: Dirty & Playful

Erotica // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Simon Lohmeyer is a 23 year old who photographs some bizarre and playful situations of people... naked. Be sure to check out more of his awesome work.

Beach Bums

Erotica // Thursday, July 19, 2012
We wouldn't mind being stranded on an island with these girls! Skinny dipping with some friends sounds like an awesome way to spend a hot summer day.

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