Best era of Playboy

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So I was at my friend's house browsing through his bookshelf when I encountered two whole rows of magazines. And to my boyish delight, I found that they were Playboy's from 1970 up to 1998. Now admittedly, boobs and beautiful women aren't as exciting as they were when I was 8 years old but what struck me was, first of all, the types of girls they used to have, but also the photography.

There's something very organic and earthy about the photography of Playboy circa 1970-1974, it wasn't so airbrushed and so plastic like today's Playboy. Browsing through the images I noticed today's bad habits definitely started somewhere in the 90's but as being a child of the era, I have a soft spot for that soft 90's glow and that overly warm white balance. Plus, the artificialness of the 90's wasn't so much heavy photoshop as in elaborate lighting and wind tricks to make the women look as impossibly beautiful which in turn made that look genuinely desirable.

I do not have much love for the heavy make-up, overly frilly underwear, and the big hair of the 80's. And the late 70's were just a slow gradual evolution away from the natural look of the early decade into the gaudy overly glamorized 80's.

So what are your fondest memories of Playboy? What is your favourite era of Playboy photography? Do you guys still have a collection?
 

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I was a fan of the older style but not of the fur.
 

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...late 60's thru early 70's...chit was real,with still a touch of modesty.......always loved the Varga's Girls the best...
 

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Yeah. I think I'm keeping this one to myself.

I weep for the younger generation. Finding your dads/uncles/brothers playboy was like winning the lottery/Super Bowl/world series
 

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The difficulty was in hiding them from mom!
 
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Eh, I guess Playboy was treated with as much respect as it is today. Seems odd that it is only considered a nudie mag when out of some 200 pages, only 10 or so featured naked women while the rest of it was covering stuff like Watergate, Women's Liberation, and the Vietnam War.
 

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I agree OP.

for me, I'm not much for tats and metal rings either. Like the gals pink and natural. (Mocha is cool too!)
 

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Eh, I guess Playboy was treated with as much respect as it is today. Seems odd that it is only considered a nudie mag when out of some 200 pages, only 10 or so featured naked women while the rest of it was covering stuff like Watergate, Women's Liberation, and the Vietnam War.

LOL - Yeah, sure. You only read the articles.
 

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When I was 11, we found my mate's dad's porn mag collection.
Seen one - seem 'em all when it comes to porn stuff.
Of course, I may have taken the odd private shot of girlfriends over time but I'm not really into porn as such, more reminders of past encounters.
Before I got married, I dumped the lot so I have a zero porn collection and no intention of restarting in any way.

I'm not really into in 'art' (is porn art?) photography so I don't see me trying to get into that field.
Being married means I'd probably lose my googlies if my wife found out I'd taken any such shots so that's out anyway.
 

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When I was 11, we found my mate's dad's porn mag collection.
Seen one - seem 'em all when it comes to porn stuff.
Of course, I may have taken the odd private shot of girlfriends over time but I'm not really into porn as such, more reminders of past encounters.
Before I got married, I dumped the lot so I have a zero porn collection and no intention of restarting in any way.

I'm not really into in 'art' (is porn art?) photography so I don't see me trying to get into that field.
Being married means I'd probably lose my googlies if my wife found out I'd taken any such shots so that's out anyway.

So what you are saying is that you do not like naked images of women?

No implication just curious.
 

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When I was 11, we found my mate's dad's porn mag collection.
Seen one - seem 'em all when it comes to porn stuff.
Of course, I may have taken the odd private shot of girlfriends over time but I'm not really into porn as such, more reminders of past encounters.
Before I got married, I dumped the lot so I have a zero porn collection and no intention of restarting in any way.

I'm not really into in 'art' (is porn art?) photography so I don't see me trying to get into that field.
Being married means I'd probably lose my googlies if my wife found out I'd taken any such shots so that's out anyway.


...just because your on a diet,doesn't mean you can't look at the menu :drool::sexywink::lmao::headbang::headbang::headbang:
 

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