SETAGAYA-KU, TOKYO, JAPAN - For the second consecutive year, a photographic artwork by Allio has
been honored by Photography Unlimited of Japan. This year, he received a "Pictures of the Year -
Special Prize" for an artistic figure nude of model Lindy Blu on the Nevada landscape entitled:
"This image is a classic example of a successful collaboration between model and photographer,"
Allio said. "Lindy's skyclad figure was the right fit with surroundings to complete this exciting
artwork. Nude tanned skin blended with terra-cotta Aztec Sandstone to form a sensuously sculptured
is an element, an excerpt, from the "Solitudo | Terra-Cotta Desert" pictorial, a collection of
ten stark and beautiful desert scenes, each a vision of the bare human form in the Mojave Desert.
Nude figure model Lindy Blu's online portfolio may be viewed at
Professional photographer Allio was born in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA. He is a graduate of
the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Communications and Visual Arts.
His fine art nude figures have been exhibited in prestegious art galleries around the world.