Let's draw attention to the fact that so few male models make it onto the PurplePort 'Front Page Images' list in comparison to their female colleagues... Why is this do you think?
There are a number of reasons I imagine; photographers are less inclined to shoot outside of their comfort zones, there are fewer male model accounts, and the fact that the community is perhaps more inclined to celebrate the female form more than the male... Despite these factors, there is still a multitude of gorgeous, talented, camera-ready male models that can help you achieve a more interesting and diverse portfolio!
Wouldn't you love to see a change in the current attitude towards male models? Don't you think they're deserving of more recognition than they're currently getting?
Have you been thinking lately how you might push your photography to the next level and up your portfolio game? Then get organising your next photoshoot with a male model! Don't let your photography get stale by shooting the same thing every time, keep your interest (and everyone else's interest) alive and try something new!
Browse below for some awesome images from the incredible selection of male models on PurplePort.
TIP: Click on the images to be taken to their creator
There are such fantastic images in this collection, be sure to click on your favourites and give them some love! I'd like to thank everyone who suggested images in my call for male model photos in the Games group. If you'd like to check out everyone's submissions click here
We'd love to hear your thoughts on this topic - Would you like to see more awesome images of male models in the Front Page Image Collection? Be sure to leave a love and a comment in the comment section below!
Are you still a bit daunted by the idea of shooting a male model? Well here's a quick, handy video that might boost your confidence and inspire you to try something different...
Are you wondering why your images aren't in this collection? I can't share amazing photos if they're set to 'members-only' or 'opt-out of social media posts', or if I simply can't find them, use appropriate keyword tags for your photos! :)
I hope you enjoyed this blog post, feel free to message me, Penelope Purple, with an article or interview suggestion.
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