As previously discussed here on MuscleModelBlog.com, outdoor photo shoots allow for a wide range of interestingÂ backgrounds. Photographer James Franklin is from Los Angeles, California, one of the most unique cities in not only the United States but also the world. From beaches to mountains to national forests to concrete jungles,Â Southern California offersÂ unique choicesÂ for photo shoot locations. In these shots of fitness model and NPC Men’s Physique Competitor Eric Turner, you can see how photographer James Franklin uses some of the backgrounds available in Southern California to make awesome shots:
First, aÂ two photos from the beach:
And two from one of the channelized rivers that drain Southern California:
James Franklin took two shots of Eric Turner in a tunnel as well:
By looking at these photos, it is clear that Southern California’s unique shooting locations are perfect for fitness photography. The bright sunlight and quiet background of beaches make them great for fitness photos, especially since beaches are places were buff men go to show off their physiques. The channelized rivers of Southern California were great backdrops as well, the uniqueness of the setting makingÂ the photos taken thereÂ very interesting. The tunnels are great choices for fitness photography as well because they provide a plain, neutral-colored background against which physiques really stand out. Thus, there is no doubt that photographer James Franklin used the unique and varied photo shoot locations in Southern California to take great shots of fitness model and NPC Men’s Physique Competitor Eric Turner’s physique.
If you liked these photos, be sure to check out more of photographer James Franklin’s work (warning: some links may contain nude photos):
Facebook (Fan Site): https://www.facebook.com/pages/James-Franklin-Photography/156610713367
Facebook (Personal Profile): https://www.facebook.com/jamesfranklinphotos
About the Model:
Eric Turner is a 33 year-old fitness model, NPC Men’s Physique Competitor, and personal trainer from near Salt Lake City, Utah, United States who now lives in Houston, Texas, United States. According to his ModelMayhem.com profile, he is 6’1″ and weighs 195 lbs; however, according to his Bodyspace profile, he is 6’1″ and weighs 208 lbs. He not only works as a personal trainer but also writes a fitness and nutrition blog (http://thehotbodsquad.com/). As a model he has done shoots for Reebok and Nordic Track, and he has appeared in DNA Magazine multiple times. As a NPC Men’s Physique Competitor, placing first at the 2012 Ronnie Coleman Classic and second at the 2012 Jr USA’s. In 2013 he placed fifth at the 2013 NPC Jr National Championships. He wants to continue modeling and to someday earn his IFBB Men’s Physique Pro Card.
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