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Photographer Trevor Christensen strips down for subjects
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When you hear the term "nude portrait," you expect it to be an explicit image of a nude subject. Provo native Trevor Christensen is flipping this idea on its head with a series of nude portraits where he, the photographer, is naked during the photo shoots and the subjects are clothed. View more photos by following Christensen on Instagram at trevorchristensen. Where did you come up with the idea to take photos while nude? It started out as a joke, like, "Wouldn't it be funny for the photographer to be naked instead of the subject of the photo? I thought by [me] being naked, they would feel less vulnerable and more open, but I've noticed that even though I'm the one who is nude, a lot of the subjects are still very nervous about having their picture taken. So, in the sense of trying to shift the balance of power, the project has honestly been a failure. What's the process for one of your naked photo sessions? It's stressful, man. There always a moment when I'm getting undressed and I think to myself, "What am I doing?
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As a boudoir photographer all my shoots are magical, but this one was something extra special! As I headed to the mountains to photograph one of my past brides I was over the moon! While I love telling the story of the boudoir girls I photograph, I thought this needed to come directly from this badass babes herself! Miss K, you know I think the world of you and am so proud of these photos and so thankful I get to call you a friend! I began to understand the transformative power of nature on a trip to Juneau, Alaska. The snowy mountain peaks, brilliant wildflowers, icy glaciers, and dense forests made my heart flutter. I clung to how witnessing such natural beauty made me feel -- at peace, whole, anchored -- and was eager to find it again.