Succubus: The Work of Alva Bernadine (NSFW)

Erotica // Tuesday, May 12, 2015
We posted about Alva Bernadine recently on the site, and we forgot that the artist helped us with the Guy Bourdin story we ran a few months back.Today, we show you the series, "Succubus," and the explanation of the series in the artist's own words...

Perspective Nudes, Reflections and the Photography of Alva Bernadine (NSFW)

Erotica // Saturday, April 18, 2015
We are getting a kick out of the bizarro scenarios that photographer Alva Bernadine has compiled over his career. He does nudes, but he finds the most uncomfortable and teasing way to present models, sometimes in very confrontational ways, sometimes controversial, and sometimes very public ways. He proclaims "I AM A ONE MAN SUBCULTURE." One should own it. 

Reflect Upon This: Nudes in Mirrors by Alva Bernadine

Erotica // Monday, February 23, 2015
These female nudes are of friends, acquaintances and volunteers from the internet. I often trawl charity shops and stores that sell cheap kitsch because I sometimes come across objects and trinkets that may lead to ideas for photos. I came across some small mirrors in a £1 shop. They were selling them for £1 for two. I bought six not knowing what I would do with them...

Alva Bernadine's "The Butterfly Collector"

Erotica // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Fetish Photographer Alva Bernadine takes us behind the scenes of his series of photographs, "The Butterfly Collector." This film is not for the faint-hearted-- Bernadine uses his female model as an exhibition piece for displaying captured butterflies on pins. This bizarre, titillating project provides a strange hybrid of art forms: photography, erotica, butterfly collecting and BDSM.

A Succubus...

Erotica // Tuesday, July 12, 2011
'A succubus is a female demon believed to have sex with sleeping men. In this darkly surrealist film, I explore my version of succubi, from pre-Photoshop to now. My creations are made to live and breathe and walk through the marvels of visual effects. Featuring Isabel Ice.' Thank you Alva.

Let Them Eat Cake

Erotica // Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Or cream filled twinkies, or peaches or... just the cream.  Photography by the "one man subculture" Alva Bernadine.

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