BOOK LAUNCH EVENT: Snap, click, sizzle! Once the exclusive realm of the male, pin-up photography was invaded mid-century by a shapely young miss who could, and would, model for her own photographs. Bunny Yeager's Darkroom (Rizzoli, $60) presents her story in her own words and, of course, her own photographs. The only female pin-up photographer of her day,Bunny Yeager was also a model in her own right. Bunny Yeager's Darkroom gathers more than 250 lens-fogging photographs embodying the naughty girl-next-door eroticism of pin-up culture.
Culled from Yeager's extensive archive, the collection includes her most iconic shots of the legendary Bettie Page as well as many previously unpublished images, some of which have never even been scanned. Tonight, meet the 83-year-old legend as she answers questions about her work and signs copies of the book. Yeager currently lives and works in Miami. She recently signed a contract with Bruno Banani, a German lingerie and bikini line.