Hi I don't mean to sound rude, but genuinely interested how does your wife tolerate your line of work? And do you get aroused when you take these photos?
I’m interested that you assume that I’m married - maybe you’re not as anonymous as you look? But I am, and my wife (and the rest of my family) tolerate my photography rather well. There’s always a handful of my current favorite works hanging around our house and I count on everyone for criticism and encouragement. Many of my models have met my family and we love them.
It’s confusing to me why people think I’d get aroused or when they imply that they find my images sexually suggestive. That’s not the message I’m trying to deliver at all. Here’s my artist’s statement. I’ve put a lot of thought into it. So I must, in turn, sincerely ask you “what do you find arousing about my photographs?”