elitejp wrote in post #18355781
A lot of good responses. For me it boils down to this, if she isnt cool with it then dont do it. To me my wife and marriage is more important then a picture.
It is true to a degree. The thing is, this is a "test of love" of sorts and I guess we can agree, that testing love is usually a bad thing.
If we establish one thing - and this one should be established - that this is work/thing you do professionally or just with a purpose OF PHODOGRAPHY, there should not be a an issue, really. Wife can dislike it, but she should not bring it to the point of husband refusing to do something just becouse of that dislike.
It's the same if wife would tell to a street photographer: "Why are you spending your time just wondering streets - you can do so much better things during that time, like putting a shelf on, or clean the house".
While I am not arguing, that shelf should not be up there, not letting a man do his photography thing is not a good thing to happen.
And I am not preaching here without knowledge - I shoot models rarely, but when I do, I always get some smirk remarks, that should not be there at all. It is very unpleasant and makes me feel like I am doing something bad. Note, it was not like that at first, but, as time passed, my wifey started to dislike me shooting other women. Which is BS.