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Captivating Portraits of Bodies Encased in Honey (NSFW)

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For Preservation, Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little submerges men, women, and children in bucket loads of honey, allowing the sappy fluid to enfold and enshrine them as if in a block of amber.

Portraits of Young Lovers Photographed by Maud Chalard

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In a jaded and cold-hearted world, French photographer Maud Chalard uncovers moments of uninhibited warmth and affection, capturing couples in love and enveloped entirely within one another.

Erotic Photos by Bettina Rheims Simulate the Female Orgasm (NSFW)

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For Just Like a Woman, Paris-based photographer Bettina Rheims takes an intimate and titillating look at the female body, positioning herself directly above a set of nude models as they dramatize the moment of orgasm.

Spine-Chilling Photos of Grotesque Clowns (NSFW)

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For Clownville, Rome-based photographer Eolo Perfido constructs an underground realm ruled by jesters and fools, grotesque humorists that he admits no child would ever hope to encounter. Here, the whimsical facade of funny business is stripped away to reveal the monstrous manifestations of human fear, heartache, and prurience.

Empowering, Stylized Photos of 100 Naked Women (NSFW)

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For 100 Naked Women, London-based photographer Nadia Lee Cohen takes a bold approach to body positivity, shooting nude portraits of dozens of women of varied shapes and sizes bearing it all for her camera.

Beguiling Underwater Nudes by Hugh Arnold (NSFW)

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For Agua Nacida, internationally renowned Paris-based photographer Hugh Arnold captures the underwater dance of female nudes as they ride the tides of Figi and Gozo.

A Look at Life Inside the Legal Brothels of Nevada (NSFW)

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The line up. Madam Kitty’s Cathouse. Nevada.

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‘Time Out’. Madam Kitty’s Cathouse. Nevada.

When London-based photographer Jane Hilton first walked into Madam Kitty’s Cathouse in 1998, she left all preconceived notions about sex work at the door. She gained access to the popular Nevada brothel through its madam, a fellow Englishwoman who took an immediate liking to the photographer. On the condition that she not interfere with workflow or with the house’s clientele, Hilton was permitted to chronicle the daily goings on in the lives of its sex workers.

Playful Nudes Show People Indulging in Their Favorite Comfort Foods (NSFW)

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For Comfort Food, Vancouver-based photographer Jackie Dives captures her nude friends as they indulge in their favorite guilty pleasure snacks. In these intimate moments, her subjects are invited to abandon all inhibitions in pursuit of self-gratification.

Raw and Unflinching Photos of Youthful Shenanigans (NSFW)

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For La théorie de l’échec, French photographer Elodie Bambi Tann documents the clandestine world of young adult nightlife, cutting through the haze of drunkenness, sex, and ennui to reveal moments of tenderness spent in darkened alleyways, kitchens, and old, abandoned structures throughout Le Havre, London, Berlin, Rouen, and Paris.

Feature Shoot’s Top 10 Most Popular Photography Posts of 2014 (NSFW)

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1. Powerful Portraits of Individuals Before and Directly After Their Death © Walter Schels

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2. Heroin Chic: Portraits of Russian Sex Workers in Designer Clothing (NSFW) © Loral Amir and Gigi Ben Artzi

This year, Feature Shoot’s top ten most popular posts have run the gamut from heartbreaking to hysterical, with artworks that span topics like mortality, beauty ideals, and sexuality. If anything, this has been the year of identity, a theme that manifests itself most literally in Lauren Renner’s series of nudes labeled with common epithets and descriptors and more obliquely with Dita Pepe’s self-portraits, for which she inserted herself into strangers’ families.