The women of Carlos Nunezs’ world come in all sorts – sassy, demure, sexy, innocent. They’re framed in bright colours and draped in that distinct Californian sunlight. They might be the girl next door or your best friends’ slutty older sister, but they’re somehow larger than life when reflected through the super high-definition of Nunezs’ camera.

Unlike most portraiture of scantily clad women (we’re looking at you, Uncle Terry, Don Charney), you get the sense that Nunez respects and likes his subjects. He’s interested in them as characters and not just bodies that happen to be nice to look at. Styling each portrait with it’s own distinct identity, you get to feeling that Nunez understands how women like to be portrayed, and how we like to remember them. His photos range from flirty innocence to rather NSFW, but the girls are happy, confident and relaxed and it makes for much more compelling portraiture than another bored FHM girl.

Nunez started his career with documenting his then-girlfriend, and it kick started a love affair with what he calls the ‘crazies’, the girls you just can’t help falling for, no matter their antics. Regardless of their off screen personas, the girls he finds have that special magnetic quality you just can’t look away from…