Bodies and Souls: The Century Project by Frank Cordelle

Bodies and Spirits By Frank Cordelle
Bodies and Souls – The Century Project by Frank Cordelle – Age and other factors that change the body can feel like a blessing to many people, but, more often than not, for many it feels like a curse. Puberty is a chilling prospect in addition to physical blemishes, and the thought of reaching old age.
Though such fears affect both sexes, girls and women appear to be the prime recipients of these tensions. It takes a special man to help alleviate the possible insecurities that females feel.
Enter photographer Frank Cordelle, who has received praise and recognition for his avant-garde pictures of females of all ages. What has really given his work focus is not that it’s girls of all ages, from birth to old age, but that they’re taken in the nude. But these are .
These are women with blemishes and handicaps, in the very young to the old and wrinkled. Some are fat and some are skinny. And an amazing body of his work continues to be contained in a publication entitled Bodies and Souls: The Century Project.

Bodies and Souls is a most beautiful piece of work, full of women from all walks of life.
The novel starts out, just as it says, with a arrival. We then move on to kids, to amateurs, to young adults, to middle age, reasoned by a ninety-four year old woman. While some women would fit into society’s definition of attractive, there are a lot who doesn’t. Some are lost breasts, some have scars, some are corpulent and aside from your physical characteristics, some have emotional baggage by which they’re weeping in the photographs (This procedure, it turns out, helps them cure).
Many of these young girls and women also have written their testimonies in the book, saying how such a project continues to be advantageous and helpful to their emotional well-being. Some of the stories are humorous and lighthearted, others heartbreaking, but all of them express a profound sense of gratitude to Cordelle for letting them be a part of this project.
2006 by Frank Cordelle Mary-Age 94
Lots of people have been taken aback and surprised to see such candid photographs of real women. Some have a hard time managing it. How often is it that society is requested to accept the body of an overweight woman who are naked no less, or of a bare girl in a wheelchair?
Stripping away the clothing actually does help the viewer to see and accept them as real individuals.
Thus, the nudity in this novel, far from being degrading or a cheap gimmick, helps the viewer to see women and girls as they actually are, as living breathing beings, worthy of esteem and admiration. I have regularly been disgusted with the way girls are treated in society. Derogatory comments, porn, and other unhealthy ways we handle girls are not beneficial to their self-esteem, nor could it be great for society. It’s critical to remember they are our mothers, daughters, sisters and wives.
Bodies and does much to help sweep away insalubrious views that men have of women and that women have of their bodies. By stripping these girls with blemishes, nude and bare, the photographer has been able to help us identify with them more, along with the models identifying together.
Naturists, who are frequently advocates in the philosophy of “everybody is lovely,” will find much to appreciate relating to this fine work of art as it bolstered their already aforementioned convictions. Every naturist should have a copy of the book in her or his personal library.
Cordelle has given the world an excellent gift with this novel filled with hope and comprehension. I can only hope that more people would peruse its pages, reading the lovely messages of hope from females of all ages and all walks of life.
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