By Jordan Matter
with no let or a plan, Jordan subject led 1000's of the main interesting dancers on this planet out in their convenience zones—not to say their clothes—to discover the main compelling reaches of attractiveness and the human shape. in any case the danger and bold, the result's striking: three hundred dancers, four hundred destinations, greater than a hundred and fifty attractive photos. And no outfits, no arrests, no regrets.
each one photo highlights the fantastic skills of those artists—and offers a middle message to the reader: Say convinced instead of no, and embody the hazards and possibilities that existence presents.
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When it was time to shoot, Evan dropped his shorts, let out a joyous laugh, and kicked his prosthetic leg high in the air. “I hope it doesn’t fly into the river,” he joked. A police officer stopped by, ready for an altercation. He took one look at Evan’s smiling face and, speaking for all of us, gave him a thumbs-up. No Trespassing Ten minutes into setting up this photo, the head of security at Millennium Park in Chicago boomed at us from across the plaza. “You need to leave right now! This park is closed!
A gin and tonic was waiting for me, as were several members of his extremely attractive band. This was definitely the cool kids’ party. Everyone was having a blast, laughing and joking around. Alan leaned back in his chair. ” The laughing stopped. They all looked my way, excited to hear my divine inspiration. “Uhhh, well, there’s this sculpture in Central Park, and you could drape over it, maybe? Or there’s a beautiful fountain outside the Met. ” Not exactly divine inspiration. I didn’t like the ideas, and neither did they.
She was thinking. “Fuck it. Yes. ” I’ve had many evenings shooting Dancers After Dark when, despite our best efforts, we did not produce a single photo for this book. And then there’s an occasional night like this, when everything and everyone clicks, and the enthusiasm is palpable. To make it even more miraculous, Charlie Naebeck, a phenomenal photographer, was there to document the entire experience. It was a truly extraordinary day at the office. Club Cumming I’ve photographed celebrities, but I’ve never asked one to disrobe.