Crowdfunding for ‘Porn Star Motel’ Photobook Red Ezra

CFB  Weekend Edition, Red Ezra is a nickname given to me one night by friend Dimebag Darrell (Pantera, Damageplan) while drinking Ezra Brooks whisky and it just kinda stuck.   I decided to use this nickname as my alias in porno.  Dimebag was actually the person who talked me into going to L.A…. When I told him about working in porn he said: “Why not?”  I didn’t know what to expect but I packed up and drove from Texas to my big adventure in Hollyweird.   It turns out, making porn movies was a fun job working with crazy, sweet, cool, down-to-Earth people and I flat out fell for everything it offered.  I worked in the Adult Video Industry for over twelve years doing many jobs including Directing feature titles for studios like Wicked, Vivid, and New Sensations.

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https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/porn-star-motel-nude-photo-project

 LOS ANGELES — Tired of driving? Pull into the “Porn Star Motel,” industry vet Red Ezra’s fine art photobook, which features top adult starlets in the buff, straddling vintage lamps and working backdrops of wood paneling and questionable mattresses.

A director for top-shelf studios like Vivid, Wicked and New Sensations, Red Ezra, also known as David Lockard, said he began the project, which is currently crowdfunding, several years ago as a means to exercise full creative control and express his passion for still photography.

Ezra writes on his Indiegogo page, “I wanted to do a personal project that I could control everything, (sets, lighting, wardrobe, props, etc.) and avoid all the distractions. Photography was a way for me to be creative and experiment on my craft without all the stress and responsibility that a big movie production requires.”

When the economy took a downturn and piracy began ravaging the adult DVD industry for the worse, Ezra put all production, including “Porn Star Motel,” on hold. Now he is hoping to raise $18,500 to finally finish what he started.

On the side, I became interested in the new (at the time) digital cameras hitting the market and started asking my porn star friends to pose for me.  Making movies with a cast and crew means answering a lot of questions.  I wanted to do a personal project that I could control everything, (sets, lighting, wardrobe, props, etc.) and avoid all the distractions.  Photography was a way for me to be creative, and experiment on my craft without all the stress and responsibility that a big movie production requires.

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