This shoot marks a brief return to this website's original mission to photograph the type of traditional family man one simply wouldn't expect to find posing nude on a commercial website. Mr Ratcliffe contacted us over two years ago expressing an interest in modelling but it was only recently while he had the family house to himself that he invited us round to capture a little of what he had to offer.
A Taste for Figures
We don't know too much about Mr Ratcliffe's personal life except that he was once a school maths teacher; he may tutor privately now, but either way this is a man who love just loves fractions and algebra. Very happily married and with offspring that have just finished their education, perhaps this polite quiet 52-year-old gentleman felt it was time to surprise some ex-pupils or fellow teachers for that matter who may have thought he was a shy, retiring, fuddy-duddy.
Just as your own school teacher may have once called you into his private quarters Mr. Ratcliffe invited us into his elegant sitting room, removed his spectacles and poured himself a glass of single malt whiskey - probably to steady his nerves. In total silence he then unzipped his trousers and revealed something that one might expect to see hanging between the legs of a Dalmation on heat. And who could have ever dreamed of hearing one's maths teacher utter the words: "Stand back - I'm a heavy cummer..."