No Guts, No Glory: Learn Sexy Women Photography

Dan Hostettler, Sexy Women Photographer

Photographer. Mediapreneur. Educator.

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Dan Hostettler is a Swiss born photographer, mediapreneur, and author.

In 1995 he graduated from the Professional School for Fine Arts and Design in Bern as a photographer. During the next 15 years he founded several successful businesses which specialize in the electronic media world combined with photography.

In 2001 Dan founded his flagship StudioPrague in Prague, Czech Republic which as a dedicated production company has received international recognition for Nude Photography productions and high end workshops. StudioPrague continues in 2013 with its latest innovation, BLOG+, an online learning environment dedicated to help train and mentor other photography enthusiasts in Glamour, Boudoir and Nude Photography.

Aside from his own creations, Dan is an internationally published photographer and his work has been featured - among others - in GQ Online, The India Times, FashionONE TV, NIF Magazine, GoodLight Magazine, MUZE Magazine, FOTOdigital, FotoTV, ModelMayhem EDU.

Dan’s passion for traveling, cinema and visual adventures translates into a high degree of skill and creativity.

Inspired by the world’s top brands like Playboy, Maxim, FHM and Victoria’s Secret amongst others, Dan continues his pursuit of being the best in his field.

Dream Job Nude Photographer?

I had the pleasure to visit my friends at FotoTV in Cologne (Germany) to conduct an interview about my career. In the following interview I will grant you a look at different aspects of my job and also reveal some insights: the business part, the fun part – and the “being-under-pressure”-part.

Portfolio Snapshot

Dan Hostettler Photography Portfolio Selection Overview - V2 - New Here 2015

B+ Projects & Features by FashionONE TV

Periscope Replay with Art Nude Model Hanna (Report & Insights)

Periscope Replay: Test Posing Classic & Art Nude Photo Shoot – Here’s what Hanna and Dan played through: Refining Figurative Posing & Refining Bodyscapes Posing. This was the last rehearsal to ensure everything is on the right track before airing LIVE 2 on April 2nd 2016.

Shooting Nudes at Home – With Brenda Kucerova

For this private little project, there was no budget allocation in place at all yet model Brenda and I shot some marvelous looks. Explore what’s possible in order to create in a limited space and on a tight budget.

Pep Talk with Jenni Czech – Internet Celeb, Penthouse Pet, GlamNude Goddess

Master’s Degree in Business & Economics. Penthouse Pet. Internet Celeb. GlamNude Goddess. Countless shoots around the globe…
Experience a wonderful hilarious yet thoughtful interview with Jenni Czech. Get insights far from glitzy facades.

Pep Talk with Coxy Dominika – Playmate, Glam & Nude Model

Coxy Dominika is a Czech Playmate and an internationally working Glam & Nude Model. Get insights, revealing facts and knowledge about her career experience. Pep talk for aspiring and emerging sexy women photographers.

Backlighting: Attractive, Artful & Simple Nudes

Flooded with light, timeless style, creation of appealing lines: Backlighting.
If you want to concentrate on the model’s curves – or rather her “Poses” – this easy to setup 1-light scenario is perfect to get rid of any other disturbing visual elements.

Bodyscapes: Simple Creation. Amazing Results.

Bodyscapes are following the classical nude approach and focus on the human form as a study, from abstract to compositional. No sexualized and teasing poses are involved so the results are typically faceless.

Pep Talk with Brenda Kucerova, Pro Fashion, Glam & Art Nude Model

Brenda Kucerova, an internationally working, dedicated Fashion, Glam & Art Nude Model about career experience and revealing facts. Pep talk for aspiring and emerging sexy women photographers.

Report & Insights From A Test Photo Shoot With Melisa Mendini

I executed a little shoot with the wonderful Melisa Mendini in order to test and confirm the twist of educational topics as well as program order and to finalize quick wins for “LIVE 2 – The World of Posing”. The full action was broadcasted by Persicope – find a reply here.

The Nude Body – Things To Consider Before Your Next Shoot

In nude photography it is easy to focus primarily on the head of your model. But the nude body is as equally as important as the face and you should not divide your attention between the two.

Starting My Fitness Regime 2015 (Ongoing)

Back in June this year my scale showed me a shocking weight of 91.5 kg/202 lbs. Pure fat, so to say. I realized that my last chance to a better lifestyle required a radical change of course, so starting out with serious exercising was the only possible option I saw fit. Find all about “Why, How, When, Struggles, Benefits & What I’ve Learned” in my post.

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