In the post-modern era, where fame is often the subject of fine art, Avedon's photo of with a python, and Leibovitz's magazine covers of and in , have become iconic.
Less well-known photographers have been charged as criminals but not convicted for photos of their own children.
Several photographers have become controversial because of their nude photographs of underage subjects.
Fully Exposed: The Male Nude in Photography.
The work of has gone the other way, from fine art with a unique, soft-focus style showing woman at all stages of life to portraiture of famous people and fashion photography.
The male nude: A male view: An anthology.
The distinction between fine art photography and other subgenres is not absolute, but there are certain defining characteristics.
Studies of the Female Nude.