Madeline Holden is on a one-woman crusade to help men take better photos of their penises. Modern dating is moving online. With that comes a renewed emphasis on sexting. Not just the pastime of horny teenagers or creeps online, sexting has crossed into the realm of necessary life skill. Since Tinder and its analogues are a primary way in which single people connect, being able to portray your sexual self virtually is becoming the precursor to touching someone in the flesh.
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Skip navigation! Story from Body. This article was originally published on December 1, We're of the opinion that all butts are worth celebrating; back in September, we shared our unfiltered, unretouched photos of 30 women's behinds — you know, in case you'd forgotten what un-Photoshopped butts really look like. The lady-butts were beautiful, and you asked for a shoot of men's backsides, too. Now, we've heeded your booty call. Ahead, 30 men show off their behinds and tell us how they really feel about them — from proud to indifferent to insecure. Men's butts may not always undergo the same scrutiny or Photoshopping that women's butts do, but unrealistic physical standards affect dudes, too. When the guy-butts we see on a daily basis are mostly if not entirely of the greased-up, tighty-whitey-clad, underwear-model variety, we lose sight — literally — of the glorious variety of this essential body part.
You should get down on your knees every day and thank whichever god you believe in for bringing the iPhone into your hands. Never before has remote foreplay been so easy, making the sexy selfie a standard in hormone-fueled texting. However, not unlike celebrated photographers in the field, mediocrity should not be tolerated. Do you think a National Geographic photographer has ever turned in a badly cropped, out-of-focus picture of an eagle? No way. Standards should be in place for any type of photograph taken, including naked body shots. We get that a lot of sexting takes place under the curtain of nightfall, but one should always embrace the flattering light that comes from Mr. Natural light is far kinder to bare flesh than artificial bulbs, and offers a softer glow that won't create nasty shadows in the wrong places. Sure, you might flash your neighbors by exposing your naked bod in front of the window -- but the temporary embarrassment won't hold a candle to the unequivocal joy from the recipient of your sext.