Julian, 19, lives and works as a construction worker in central Slovakia. He won second place in the national arm wrestling championships in 2020 and he also enjoys martial arts and soccer.
Julian wrote back out of the blue almost half a year after I first contacted him, and it was worth the wait. When we finally met in person, he was a bit stand-offish at first, but during the photoshoot he gradually felt more relaxed and by the time we drove back to the train station he was very friendly and opened up to me. He said he really didn’t know what to expect having never gone an a photoshoot before, especially posing nude. Julian said he felt much more comfortable than he thought he would and mentioned several times that he discovered something new that he really enjoyed.