Turn out the light: Motel Fetish closed

•September 6, 2016 • Leave a Comment

now in 614 Magazine, Sept issue: Turn Out the Light + interview




French erotic pulp

•February 28, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Esparbec, French Master of the Erotic, latest novel. Scéne d’amour conjugal (Scene of marital love)

Cover photo: Chas Ray Krider  Model: Nyxon



Chas Ray speaks

•February 6, 2016 • Leave a Comment


Where do you work ?

I’m based in Columbus Ohio, US. An old store front serves as my studio. 

Describe your work

I’m interested in the narrative and cinematic possibilities within the still photograph.

I am mostly known for my sex noir approach to sexual imagery. 

What inspires you ? 

I don’ t rely on inspiration. I’m committed to the “Work.”  Work in the magick sense of the word.

“If you can’t be original, be inventive.” is one of my mantras.

Who are your main influences ?

Richard Lindner: iconic vocabulary

Irving Penn: lighting

Ralph Gibson: composition

William Burroughs: non linear thinking, “word is image, and image is word.”

Alfred Hitchcock: psychological suspense 

Film Noir: the mystery of shadow

All of surrealism

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MAXIM Magazine Online – Chas Ray Krider

•January 9, 2016 • Leave a Comment

MAXIM Magazine features Chas Ray Krider, 36 photos with an interview


Chas Ray on Maxim

Isola August

Chas Ray Krider interview in Fluffer Magazine

•August 25, 2015 • Leave a Comment

A long, exclusive interview, with Chas Ray Krider, the man behind Motel Fetish (and much more)


Fluffer MagazineModel: Isola August

Chas Ray speaks

•August 19, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Chas Ray speaks, podcast interview by Danny Stygion of Sinical Magazine


Chas Ray Krider's photo.

Angela Ryan cover, French pulp, published by La Musardine, Paris.

•September 28, 2014 • Leave a Comment