The Art of Christopher Ryan’s Feet

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Male Feet Self-Portrait Photography

Studio self portrait work.  Several of these have been featured in the following exhibitions:


Few people can say they have an art form that is entirely their own, but Christopher Ryan is one of those people. His focus on feet has yielded a body of work that is both highly original and strangely compelling. Whether he’s photographed with a bird cage over his head or with his feet bound in rope, there is always something to intrigue the viewer. And, given the popularity of his work, it’s clear that Ryan is not the only one who finds feet fascinating.

The Importance of Feet

We often take feet for granted, but they are actually one of the most important parts of the human body. Not only do they help us to stand and walk, but they are also full of nerve endings that provide us with important sensory information about the world around us. It’s no wonder, then, that so many people find feet appealing.



The Beauty of Christopher Ryan’s Feet

Christopher Ryan’s feet are particularly beautiful. He has long, slender toes and smooth, unblemished skin. His photos are carefully composed and lit, making the most of every detail. In some photos, he wears over-the-knee white socks, which serves to accentuate the graceful lines of his legs. In others, his feet are bound with red rope, exposing his soles in a way that is both vulnerable and erotic.


The Reason for Ryan’s Success

There are many reasons why Christopher Ryan’s photos have been so successful. First and foremost, he has tapped into a niche market that is often overlooked by mainstream media. His work speaks to those who find beauty in unexpected places and who appreciate the importance of feet in both art and life. Secondly, he has created a signature style that is easily recognizable and which sets him apart from other photographers. Finally, he has shown a willingness to experiment with different techniques and ideas, as evidenced by the varyingly compositions of his photos.

Whether you’re an art lover or simply someone who appreciates a good photo, there is much to enjoy in Christopher Ryan’s work. His focus on feet has yielded a body of work that is both highly original and strangely compelling. If you’re looking for something different—something that will make you see feet in a whole new light—then be sure to check out the art of Christopher Ryan.


This work was shot at Arabi Visual Arts in January of 2022.

I have been shooting self-portraits since long before the term “selfie” appeared in the English language.

All images are for sale in a variety of fine-art print formats.

About The Author

Christopher Ryan is an international photographer specializing in conceptual portraits in unique environments, such as abandoned buildings and picturesque landscapes. His work breaks the barriers of race, age, and geographic location, capturing the energy and exuberance of the human form. He was influenced by his unusual upbringing in the American South. He seeks to retain the virtues of Southern Charm while abandoning pre-conceived notions of prejudice.