A dear friend I've known for many years Mr. Blade Baxter. For his gorgeous girl JulieEHansen 'VERY proud to say that Blade just so happens to be my boyfriend and for the record, he's not just looks! Amazing to see such lovely comments about his body. Jacky is an incredible artist. Thankyou lovely!' - Julie
This picture has what appears to be texture to the body, the veins stand out in his arm, there is obvious muscle definition, it shows detail well. There is good depth of field in the photo, the background does a wonderful job in making this photo about the body only, and it is about the body. The color of the skin is somewhat unique, it is not color, nor black and white, it gleams. It grabs the mind, makes the viewer believe they are right there, like they are able to touch the body. One becomes encapsulated within the photo.
Did you get any of these Blade photo turned into T-shirts yet? I have a lady friend I would like to impress, and it would take years and several specialists to make me look half that good.... I am thinking a good front and back image on good fabric would do quite nicely.
As far as the subject goes it is of course a fine specimen of a man. I appreciate that he looks muscular without looking like Hulk Hogan. It's nice that you left enough of the face to give us a hint but not enough that it kills our imagination. It makes us see him as a man and not a body and thank you for not turning it grey scale. While grey scale is very dramatic after a while it doesn't look very realistic and all torsos done it start to look the same. Nice pose! Great job on the photography!