Grace and Beauty
This is a re-review for a site that has grown considerably for yet another year. Photographer Jay Greenman has been updating constantly since our initial review in 2003. The layout is still fairly simple - visitors get a few free preview pages, each with several fullsize images of graceful nude portraiture. The preview does a great job of showcasing the flavor of the site as an homage to the female form in all it's beauty, which I found absolutely refreshing in today's superhardcore online world. In addition to the photos, visitors get a downloadable screensaver and a WMV formatted video clip. The free area is also home to a free e-card section, with over 50 ecards to choose from. Visitors can also see a listing of all the models inside, with a short bio and small image. Members have access to all the galleries, with weekly updates since 2002 - a couple hundred galleries, 54 different models, all original material. The photos are lovely, the kind of photography that is becoming more rare these days of simple, soft nudes. No action shots, no "pink", rather it does have the feel of celebrating, rather than exploiting, the models on the pages. Each gallery loads thumbnails down a lefthand column, and loads images in the main frame. If you want an even larger image, you click the medium sized one and it opens the highest resolution file. Another recent addition is video clips - right now there are just 4, with more in production. In keeping with the site attitude and theme, these are interviews with the models, or playful scenes such as pillowfights or baths. Videos were offered in both WMV and MOV formats. In addition to the recurring membership plan, you can opt for a non-recurring one month for $19.95. - Jane
Cost: $17.95/mo.recurs at $14.95 thereafter Date Reviewed: 2007-04-30 Advertising Content: Low
Category Listings: Natural Breasts, model / glamour, amateur compilations, softcore, Postcards,
My favorite thing: the non-exploitive vibe of the site. It feels good to visit.
Best Visitor Feature: the extensive e-card section.
Reviewed by: Jane