This photo by Panayiotis Lamprou is very NSFW, and its a finalist for a major photography prize in Great Britain

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You have to scroll down for the very graphic portion of the photo, but we think you get the drift just from looking at this. Panayiotis Lamprou took this photo of his wife, simply titled Portrait of My British Wife, as she was finishing breakfast while on holiday on the Aegean island of Schinousa. The photo is now a finalist for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, and will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London when they exhibit it in a show of 60 of the submitted portraits in November.

As the Guardian was commenting on the other more documentary style portraits in the running,  they muse, “Lamprou’s portrait, though, cannot use the defence of social documentary or reportage. It is a private, intimate moment made public and, however consensual the contract between photographer and subject – and husband and wife – much of its arresting power lies in this uneasy dynamic. Do we, as viewers of what was originally an intensely private exchange, become voyeurs?”

And here is the final product…

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