Facts about Naturism as My Way of Living
I have been a Naturist for 31 years, and a Nudist for 29 years. My first visit to a dedicated nudist location was a weekend trip, solo to an established nudist park/campground with permanent structures; I slept in my car that Saturday night. They were building an in-ground pool, or had built it, so one of my first nudist “work” experiences was helping erect a chainlink fence around the pool. My visit only felt awkward for the first 15 minutes, and I was given a personal tour of the grounds and introduced to several members, after that I was “in heaven”. The Naturist Society (U.S., organization) and “Clothed by the Sun” are the foundation of my experiences.
Through my tumblr now, the goal is to highlight the best simply nude living content available on tumblr. Naturism as a Way of Living does not link to external web content, and for a time when using images I did not create or was not the first uploader of, I went to Google, reverse image searched the picture, then cited the first appearance of that image anywhere online (according to that search engine, anyway). I do not tumbl (re-tumbl, tumblr?) images over 1,000 note count BECAUSE that content has already been seen by many and is clearly appreciated. The content featured on my tumblr is (a.) “fresher” (less tumbled), (b.) on “theme” for my guiding philosophy, and (c.) not traditional nude “Glamour” photography (because sure, polished, posed and photo retouched images look great) but life never happens in “soft focus”.
My preference is not to include images focusing on the genitals as a central part of the image (meaning, the photographer’s eye was LIKELY focused on those) because I want visitors and Followers to see “the whole person” and not only their genitals! Images with a clear indication of Copyright ownership by well-known trademark (such as Playboy, Penthouse or Voyeurweb) will not knowingly be included in Naturism as a Way of Living. However, photographs with attribution to a photographer such as ‘www.DigitalLightHouse.com’ (or similar) are welcome and may be featured if “on theme”; depicting relaxed, casual, or active/playing nudity. Family-themed content will also be included as for me, this means everyone in my family would be welcome to sit next to me/my tablet/my laptop and view my tumblr’s content, page by page. I would also be completely comfortable discussing each image, why it was selected, how I know or BELIEVE each image relates to social nudity, Naturism or Nudism, and is suitable for viewing by all ages. My family includes adult married children and grandchildren as young as age 4 years.
My most beloved hashtags at this time are: #nakedphilosophy and #c4n(month)2016, or #c4n(month)2017. These hashtags express when I feel there is a nudist lifestyle component or elements depicted IN the photo and I want to verbalize what I see in the image, or content I largely wrote, with that “c4n” tag. If an image reminds me of a nudist experience I have actually had, I try to mention that or praise the image by writing things such as “nude barbequing is fun” because I have done it (1st time at Jardin del Sol near Tucson, Arizona). My nudist experiences have all been great, universally fun, occasionally slightly daring and irreplaceable! I hope yours are too!