Steve Diet Goedde : Extempore Hardback
Contains unseen 'candid' and behind-the-scenes images from the world's leading fetish photographer.
Includes commentaries by the photographer about each image - recollections from shoots and back stories about the models create an intimate atmosphere. Designed, written and edited by an all-female team: Rosa Nussbaum, Andi Campognone and Sarah Handelman. Steve Diet Goedde's photographs are concerned with fetishism, but they could reasonably be regarded as fashion photographs, for they are about clothes and the roles that dressing imposes on women, or allows them to play.
Indeed, Goedde has consistently rejected the visual stereotypes of 'fetish' photography.
Instead he sets out to seduce and amuse, experimenting with humour, irony and elements of the surreal.
Extempore brings together images that are departures in another sense.
They represent stolen moments, or glimpses behind the scenes, when the models are not necessarily aware of the camera.
Most of Goedde's models are drawn from his close circle of friends and in these photographs particularly one senses a shared trust and understanding.