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Last summer I was photographing a friend in my flat when she grabbed one of my old cameras from a display shelf and starting posing with it. She didn’t realise she was channeling a shot by Robert Mapplethorpe, one of my favourite photographers, and one that Exhibit A and I had recreated just a few months earlier. Tonight I watched a fabulous documentary called Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures and remembered that I hadn’t yet shown off this sumptuous shot.

Sinful Sunday


  1. Molly

    This is beautiful, the colour tones are perfect but my eye is continually drawn to her pretty nipple piercings

  2. Indigo


  3. Violet

    I love everything about this!

  4. mariasibylla

    Simply gorgeous!

  5. Modesty Ablaze (@ablazingmodesty)

    Stunning . . . just beautiful . . . simply stunning!!!
    Xxx – K

  6. A Savoy

    A beautiful homage. The composition is perfect

  7. May

    Super shot – the camera has a face staring back!

    • Exposing40

      Haha. I wondered if anyone would spot the camera face!

  8. kinkyandperky

    I love this – it is beautiful, simple and such a vivid contrast between the sensuous human curves and the clean straight lines of the camera.

  9. cammiesonthefloor

    I love this photo, it’s my favorite this week. It’s so well done, and it captures my attention.

  10. MPB

    This is wonderful xx

  11. Miss Scarlet

    I noticed the camera face!
    It is a truly beautiful shot.

  12. Marie Rebelle

    Gorgeous image and definitely an image I would want to copy too… one day.
    Rebel xox

  13. Atiya

    Amazing shot and recreation!

  14. tabitharayne

    I utterly adore your Robert Mapplethorpe inspired posts, this is no exception ?
    I was lucky enough to stumble upon an exhibition showing his photos in Edinburgh when I was about 16. Blew my mind. I was so thrilled when I saw you were a fan x

  15. Cara Thereon

    Such a lovely shot! Very creative. And I love that her nipples are pierced

  16. auroragloryblog

    This is just simply divine! I’m speechless, it is absolutely incredible!
    Aurora x

  17. sub-Bee

    This is utterly superb and I love how the camera itself seems a little shocked!

  18. victoriablisseuk

    Absolutely stunning!

  19. LittleSwitchBitch

    Beautiful shot x

  20. Lea

    Love this.
    Beautiful. The body, the old school camera.

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