Tony Duran

On AZBlogX, a posting about male photography by Tony Duran, famous for his fashion and celebrity photos. Two have full frontal nudity, which is why they’re on my X Blog. Another two are technically not X-rated, but they’re certainly sensual and (homo)erotic.


5 Responses to “Tony Duran”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    That’s funny. I’m wondering whether he’s of Turkish origin. “Duran” is a surname in Turkish meaning “standing/stopping”, if that makes sense.

    • arnold zwicky Says:

      Hard to get the appropriate biographical data, but Duran was born in Minnesota and went to college in Wisconsin. Not inconsisent with Turkish ethnicity. But it’s much more likely that the family name is a variant of Durand / Durant / etc., originally Norman (maybe coming into English via Scotland). Not everything that might be Turkish is.

      • Anonymous Says:

        How do you pronounce “Duran” in English? Is it [doo-ran]?

      • arnold zwicky Says:

        “Duran” in English: depends on whether the first syllable has secondary accent (with /u/) or is unaccented (with schwa). Both are possible. But in my experience schwa mostly wins, as in the name of the band Duran Duran.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    I like the way it’s being pronounced.

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