I was photographed by my friend, actor, director and photographer João Hannuch, in a noir-themed, raw, emotional studio session. He instigated me to let emotions of sadness, anguish, even despair, to flow vividly from within. Posing became performing, in a way I had never experienced before.

I decided to publish the shoot in two parts. The first part, in back & white, was a warm-up, even though the resulting portraits are already stunningly full of feeling. I called it cold sweat, doubt and fear. This here is the second part, in colours, and I called it magic, mystery, lust and tears.

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Hugo by João Hannuch Hugo by João Hannuch Hugo by João Hannuch

Hugo by João Hannuch

The black & white image above is part of the outtake extras from shoot 9 part 2. If you’d like to see the other black & white extras from shoot 9 part 2, take a moment to visit me on the Patreon platform and contribute to the project’s making. I put a lot of effort, time and resources into making 100 NUDE Shoots. In a move to make this a truly collaborative endeavor, I dedicate part of my content, such as extras, outtakes, previews, making-ofs, videos and more — as well as many engaging ways I created just for you and I to interact — exclusively for the kind folks who contribute to my work. Join my 100 NUDE Shoots family and access the best part of the Project!

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Whenever I revisit this shoot, a strong, strange mix of sensations always flourishes in me: longing, desire, rejection, lust, spite, relief. What do you feel by looking at these images? I’d love to hear you.

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