ATLANTA -- "Graces in Motion" was inspired by the mythological Three Graces - Greek goddesses
of Thalia (flowering), Euphrosyne (joy) and Aglaia (beauty). Traditionally portrayed as dancing in
celebration, these companions of Aphrodite were ambasadors of grace and beauty to mortals and
"These images were very important to me," Allio explained. "The concept of working with
three models is a geometrically greater challenge than a single model. The difficulty of this series
of images was then compounded by the creative decision to use a slow shutter speed as the models
In these images, the daughters of Zeus and Eurynome were portrayed in motion by Atlanta nude figure
models Liz, Oni and Joy. Oni is a professional nude figure model, while girlfriends Liz and Joy enjoy
the simple pleasure of frolicking in the nude.
All original images were created in Joy's Garden with a Nikon professional digital camera and lenses.
The exposures were made outdoors using existing evening light.
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 celebarated art galleries around the world.