Friday, May 31, 2013
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Dennis Bell, the current owner of the Athletic Model Guild and founder of the Bob Mizer Foundation, told me this is the only existent, formal portrait of the trailblazing photographer.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Monday, May 27, 2013
Already on this blog is a slightly different version of the image of the duo.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
In Reed Massengill's book, The Male Ideal: Lon of New York and the Masculine Physique, Lon says he not only mentored Giardina when the model pursued a career as a physique photographer, but remained close friends with Giardina and his family, who lived with Lon in his apartment in New York for some time.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
More than half a century later, it is difficult to believe Bob Mizer endured court case after court case and even spent time in prison as he fought for the right to photograph adult men like this.
When you jump to this post on my blog Mike The Content Producer, you can read my interview with Dennis Bell, the current owner of the Athletic Model Guild and founder of the Bob Mizer Foundation.
I encourage you to look over that blog to see where else Mizer's photographs are popping up - and to see what I do when not immersed in my favorite pastime.