#Cameras

Bobby Kropp, Marine to Model

May 17, 2016
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AMG model Bobby Kropp was born in Fresno, California in 1957 and was one of a set of twin boys. He was fresh out of the Marines when he posed before Bob Mizer’s cameras in late 1978. Although there were nearly 400......

Whatever Happened to Richard Du Bois?

June 14, 2015
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In the 1950s, Richard Du Bois was one of the most sought after physique models. Dick was born March 4, 1933 in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was an excellent swimmer who won many contests as a teenager. He also......

The Real Bob Mizer – An Interview with David Hurles

May 11, 2010
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When I first saw Bob Mizer’s late period color work, it looked to me like the work of an outsider – someone who created great art unintentionally, foolishly stumbling upon something truly provocative. It was so unpolished, so......

AMG’s Top 5 Contemporary Homos With Cameras

March 16, 2010
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It’s time for something new. For the past five years, we’ve looked inside at the works of one of the world’s most fantastic homosexuals, Mr. Bob Mizer, and while we’ll never lose our love for the King, all of this......

So what is experimental photography, anyway?

February 28, 2017
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Experimental photography is as old as the medium of photography itself. But the concept might be confusing for some who are new to the art. ...

A champion of the erotic: The history of Champion Studio, Part I

March 21, 2017
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Author’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the history of Champion Studio Like nearly all other male physique photographers in the mid-20th century, Walter Kundzicz’s life was equal parts beauty and struggle. The......

Focus on: Model Nick Dent

October 03, 2017
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The Bob Mizer Foundation regularly profiles both experimental photographers and models in order to fulfill part of its mission statement. This week, we feature a Q&A with New York-based model, actor and bodybuilder Nick Dent, who has been......

'Gay for pay' phenom common in modeling industry, both then and now

November 28, 2017
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No one really knows the sexual proclivities of the thousands of models who appeared before Bob Mizer's still and video cameras, but one thing is clear -- both the modeling and adult industries have a long history of employing straight men......

Camera Porn: BMF receives donation of vintage cameras

January 09, 2018
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By Kent Hall While we are constantly cataloguing slides and photos at the Bob Mizer Foundation, the Foundation’s mission goes beyond just preserving his work. Part of the Foundation archives include the artifacts of Mizer and his fellow......