PhotoByDot: Blog http://www.photobydot.com/blog en-us (C) PhotoByDot dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:33:00 GMT Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:33:00 GMT http://www.photobydot.com/img/s/v-5/u705789191-o416320514-50.jpg PhotoByDot: Blog http://www.photobydot.com/blog 90 120 The Artistic Porn Star http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/8/the-artistic-porn-star The Artistic Porn Star is an opportunity to see your favorite gay porn stars through my "artistic lens".  From artsy to silly, you will see a side of your favorite porn stars that you've never seen before.  This book includes 128 pages of full cover images, and features your favorite stars, including Brian Bonds, Antonio Biaggi, Nick Moretti, Bray Love, Diego Sans, and many more.  

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Dance Naked at Art Saves Lives Gallery in May http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/5/dance-naked-at-art-saves-lives-gallery-in-may I'm so excited to have my photos of male dancers on display in the May 2017 show at the Art Saves Lives gallery in SF.  If you are local, the show's opening will be the evening of Friday May 12.  Yay!

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Dance Naked art saves lives artistic male nude dance photography gay male nude gay photography male dancers http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/5/dance-naked-at-art-saves-lives-gallery-in-may Mon, 08 May 2017 23:25:34 GMT
Workshop 3-26-2017 http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/3/workshop-3-26-2017 I had a great time leading my latest Workshop on Photography of the Male Nude.  Our new location in the Castro is super convenient.  Our models Daniel, Angel, Kizza, and Caesar were amazing.  Yay!  

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/3/workshop-3-26-2017 Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:34:35 GMT
Felix d'Eon http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/3/felix-deon Before I started photography I did drawing and painting with San Francisco artist Felix d'Eon.  I took a weekly figure drawing class with Felix in his studio.  I started photography as I often couldn't finish my drawings while the live model was posing.  Soon I was taking photos for Felix to use in his own art, and collaborating on projects together.  Here is one of Felix' drawings.  I remember it well, as I posed the Model (Rob) to re-enact the moment that I knew I was gay.  That moment was in 6th grade and I was taking swimming lessons at the high school.  The lessons were taught by the varsity swim team.  I remember one of our coaches walking out of the showers with a towel around his neck.  I had never seen anything so beautiful before, and knew at that moment what it was to be gay.  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Felix d'Eon http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/3/felix-deon Sun, 12 Mar 2017 04:36:27 GMT
Congrats to Bebe Sweetbriar http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/congrats-to-bebe-sweetbriar Congratulations to Bebe Sweetbriar for her well deserved Nitey Award last night for Most Notable Drag Queen.  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Bebe Sweetbriar http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/congrats-to-bebe-sweetbriar Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:49:19 GMT
Workshop at Muse:Revolution http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/workshop-at-muse-revolution I am very excited to be teaching a workshop on Photography for the Queer Resistance at Muse:Revolution weekend at Groundswell.  All participants will compose, model, and photograph images that we will use to create images for posters/artwork for our Resistance.  Yay!

Sign up for Muse:Revolution here.

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Groundswell Institute Muse:Revolution Photography Queer Resistance http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/workshop-at-muse-revolution Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:44:41 GMT
Please Support me for Best Nightlife Photographer Bestie Award http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/please-support-me-for-best-nightlife-photographer-bestie-award I am excited to have been nominated by the Bay Area Reporter for a Bestie Award for SF Nightlife award.

You can vote for me here.

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Award Bestie http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/please-support-me-for-best-nightlife-photographer-bestie-award Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:26:17 GMT
Betty with Flag http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/betty-with-flag I am interested in doing more political photography.  This is often a studio photograph combined with text and graphic elements to create a message.  I recently did a photo shoot with Black Betty, and here are a few candidate photos for use in political art.  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Black Betty Flag artistic male nude gay male nude nude male http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2017/2/betty-with-flag Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:50:33 GMT
cover photo from Wallaconia http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/11/cover-photo-from-wallaconia I'm so exited to see my photo grace the cover of David Pratt's upcoming book Wallaconia.  Thanks to Beautiful Dreamer Press that is publishing the work.

The model for this photo is Randall Wade.  The actual scene is Ocean Beach in San Francisco, but the book takes place on the East Coast.  

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Beautiful Dreamer Press David Pratt Wallaconia http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/11/cover-photo-from-wallaconia Fri, 18 Nov 2016 01:43:15 GMT
Temptation Photos features on Beautiful Magazine http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/8/temptation-photos-features-on-beautiful-magazine I was thrilled to have photos from my Temptation series features on BeautifulMag.com.  Beautiful Magazine is the premiere site featuring photos of the male form by some of the best photographers in the world.  see HERE.  

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/8/temptation-photos-features-on-beautiful-magazine Tue, 09 Aug 2016 01:33:17 GMT
Bebe Sweetbriar's Release Party for I Wantchu Back http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/8/bebe-sweetbriars-release-party-for-i-wantchu-back I had a blast at Bebe's private party for the official release of her new single I Wantchu Back!  I did all of the photography for the cover images for this single release (with graphic arts by Frank Fanucchi).  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/8/bebe-sweetbriars-release-party-for-i-wantchu-back Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:56:27 GMT
AfterGlow - It Takes A Village http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/6/afterglow---it-takes-a-village I had a blast doing promotional photos for Comfort & Joy's AfterGlow party on Pride Saturday in San Francisco.  The theme is (obviously) It Takes A Village...People.  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) AfterGlow Comfort & Joy Gay Burning Man San Francisco Pride http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/6/afterglow---it-takes-a-village Thu, 02 Jun 2016 17:57:35 GMT
Shoot with Jarrod http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/4/shoot-with-jarrod Had a fun shoot with good friend who needed photos.  It is fun having beautiful uninhibited friends.

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/4/shoot-with-jarrod Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:20:46 GMT
Fitness Model Gage in Gloss Magazine http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/4/fitness-model-gage-in-gloss-magazine I'm very excited to see a spread of my photos in Gloss Magazine (April 15, 2016 edition) featuring fitness model Gage!  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/4/fitness-model-gage-in-gloss-magazine Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:26:16 GMT
Teaching Photography of the Male Nude for Muse Weekend at GroundSwell Institute http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/3/teaching-photography-of-the-male-nude-for-muse-weekend-at-groundswell-institute I am very excited to be spending the weekend at the GroundSwell Institute, and teaching a workshop on photography of the Male Nude.  The weekend has an eclectic and exciting mix of workshops, and it is so awesome to be included.

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/3/teaching-photography-of-the-male-nude-for-muse-weekend-at-groundswell-institute Fri, 04 Mar 2016 17:42:49 GMT
15 Million+ Views on Flickr http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/2/15-million-views-on-flickr I am excited to have passed more than 15 million views on Flickr.  Check out this work here.  Definitely NSFW.  Your Likes and Comments are welcome.

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Flickr artistic male nude http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/2/15-million-views-on-flickr Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:45:44 GMT
Gloss Magazine Photo Spread http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/2/gloss-magazine-photo-spread I am very excited to have a photo spread of the incredible BeBe SweetBriar in Gloss Magazine.  Check it out.  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) BeBe Sweetbriar Gloss Magazine http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2016/2/gloss-magazine-photo-spread Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:03:59 GMT
I hate Christmas http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2015/12/i-hate-christmas I have always hated to consumerism and "hustle and bustle" of the holiday season.  What better way to express this than with gay pornstar Leo Forte.

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) I Hate Christmas Leo Forte gay Christmas http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2015/12/i-hate-christmas Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:43:33 GMT
Guilty Pleasures featured in The Male Form Magazine http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2015/11/guilty-pleasures-featured-in-the-male-form-magazine I am beyond thrilled that work from my Guilty Pleasures series is featured in the Winter 2016 edition of The Male Form Magazine.  It is exciting to see my work next to that of my photographic heroes like David Vance, Dylan Rosser, and Mark Henderson.  Yay!.  Check it out at www.tmfmagazine.com.

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2015/11/guilty-pleasures-featured-in-the-male-form-magazine Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:40:16 GMT
Johnathan Myers http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2015/11/johnathan-myers I had a lucky Friday the 13th photo shoot with the handsome and talented Johnathan Myers.  He is only recently moved to San Francisco and is already making a splash with performing and dancing around the City.  Yay!

 

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dot@photobydot.com (PhotoByDot) Johnathan Myers artistic male nude http://www.photobydot.com/blog/2015/11/johnathan-myers Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:36:58 GMT