Friday, December 9, 2016

Up Close & Personal: Chris Bearz

Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Topaz

If you enjoy watching erotic pieces of work on flicker then you'll surely enjoy watching Chris Bearz photos. Chris is fairly new in the porn community and has not been in films as of yet. Chris has worked with a count of sexy Porn Star Models out there and surely open to creating more passionate moments and please his viewers. :) I didn't counter respond on this interview as  I found Chris to be well spoken.

                                                                               Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Topaz

Alexandria Topaz: What brought you to Second Life? 

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I've always been a gamer, specifically the MMO type. I gave SL a try about 6 yrs ago for a few days and decided I didn't like it. Ended up back here on a whim about 6 months ago and I love it!

Alexandria Topaz: How long have you been in the "Porn Industry"?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I found out about the "Porn Industry" through a close friend of mine. Joined some groups and made some contacts, had some outstanding promo shots done by Igor Romanov and then learned to do my own and the rest is history.

 Photo Courtesy of Chris Bearz
Alexandria Topaz: How did you learn to take photos or make movies?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I started off on my own with no idea what I was doing really. Luckily I have some good friends who have been great mentors in helping me define myself as a photographer. I attribute my growth to Mandy Mandylovsyou) and Igor Romanov, as well as Cross Aura

Alexandria Topaz: How do you approach telling stories in your photo/production? 

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I don't always use a story, if the photo sparks one in my mind Ill put it in the description of the shot. But I prefer to let the image do the talking, the most intriguing part about the art is letting the viewer interpret it how they wish. 

Alexandria Topaz: Have you accomplished everything you have set out to do as a photographer/producer? If not, what else are you looking to achieve?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): The only real goal I have is to create art that I and others can enjoy, and network/make connections with people. The social aspect of the business is great. Meeting all kinds of people from all over the world. So I'd say it's a pretty subjective goal but easily met and maintained.

Alexandria Topaz: What major hurdle, if any, have you overcome to succeed?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I think success is a debatable topic, if speaking from within I found success in just expressing my creative views in this world. A major obstacle was being completely new to photography in SL and to Photoshop. The mentors I gave above have been a great help in helping me learn. If speaking from a general perspective of success, I have no place making a statement there.
                                                                                  Photo Courtesy of Chris Bearz

Alexandria Topaz: Where do you typically find inspiration?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I visit sims, google, tumblr, our community members flickr pages, gain motivation and inspiration. 

Alexandria Topaz: Describe a typical production from start to end, and how long each portion of the project takes, relatively speaking.

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I like to be as efficient as possible, without wasting any of the models time. So I will usually pick the set, windlights and everything and create my pose from scratch, then bring in the model having already given any specific info to her, and proceed to create her pose. Then find 
the angles I want to shoot and its all finished. I like the process to take an hour or less, sometimes the setup on my own can take longer.

Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Topaz

Alexandria Topaz: If you had an opportunity to work with an SL Porn Star, who would it be (Please list as many folks as you like)? 

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I have already had the opportunity to work with many people in the community I look up to and gather inspiration from. Some of those in no particular order are:

NP Milneaux  Katina Cazalet     Bewitched Difference   Partee Mytili 
Athena Mandy  Cross Aura  Red Aura  Raven Steiner Biarzenne Necro

Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Topaz

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): A few people I either want to work with or am planning to already are:

Anyka Aiseri

Monique Lefry

Kayla Bombastic

Alexa Topaz-Rodgers


Alexandria Topaz: What is the most important attribute in a model/actress that makes you want to work with them again?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): As I said before, this is a social/creative outlet. So I like to get to know someone before we shoot and as long as there is a  connection there I will work with them anytime. 

Photo Courtesy of Chris Bearz

Alexandria Topaz: There is a sense that roles for models, and particularly actors are limited currently. Do you often use people you haven't before? What one thing would help a new model/actor break into your work?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I shoot with models I have not shot with before all the time. There is plenty of opportunity out there for someone who doesn't want to do their own work. But my advice would be to approach photographers you have taken the time to form an opinion that you like their style and work they put out. Tell them that and that you'd like to work with them if possible. It's really just about making a connection and showing interest, that sort of assertiveness goes a long way.

Photo Courtesy of Chris Bearz

Alexandria Topaz:Are you an active flicker user? If so please list your link

Alexandria Topaz: The business in itself can be a bit cut-throat for some folks. How has your experience been in getting to know others in the industry? 

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I have met and admire many great people in the industry. There are some "cut-throat" natured areas in the business. But all you can do is be genuine and help to curb that by bringing an open mind and good attitude that does not discriminate based on some superficial/silly notion. We are all people, let's connect like we're meant to, and enjoy it. 

Alexandria Topaz: Do you feel like you constantly want to smack the $hit out of some of the people in the business or do you find you get along with most of  them?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): I have had very little issue with anyone, anything I have experienced in a negative manner was quickly worked out and smoothed over. I enjoy our community and look forward to meeting anyone I haven't.

                                                                         Photo Courtesy of Alexandria Topaz

Alexandria Topaz: How long were you working before you felt comfortable behind  or in front of the camera? 

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): In front of the camera I was always fine. Behind the camera it took a month or so before I felt like I was putting out satisfactory work. Still so much to learn but I am enjoying the slow but steady progression.

Alexandria Topaz:  Are you stimulated by the sex scenes that you capture on camera - Be honest. :)

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): That depends entirely on my connection with the model. Sometimes. :)

Alexandria Topaz: If you could fuck one famous person, who would it be? Porn Star or Celebrity

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz): Aria Alexander

Alexandria Topaz: In your experience what advice would you give a new comer looking to enter the scene? 

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz):   As a newcomer myself, I would say just to be appreciative of what people in our community do. Get involved in the group chat and peoples posts of their work. When you see stuff you like, let them know. If you need help or advice, just ask. The biggest holdup for a newcomer is probably the anxiety of not knowing anyone or being afraid to approach people. Just do it. Build relationships and soon enough you'll have all the work you can handle.

Photo Courtesy of Chris Bearz
Alexandria Topaz:  Any parting words, or hints perhaps, at exciting upcoming projects?

Chris Bearz (cuhbearz):I haven't confirmed yet, but I have been asked about possibly doing a spread for next months issue of Attention Magazine. I also have plans to do shoots with some of the people listed above. I prefer erotic/sensual poses, I feel you can capture more out of those moments than anything else. So if you are interested in creating a snapshot of a passionate moment in time with me, please feel free to reach out! 


  1. Yayyy, I made the list! And just fulfilled that fantasy too, hubba hubba.
    Great interview, Chris is hot, nice (but don't tell him I said that,) and fun to work with.

  2. Turned out great Alexa! Thank you so much for the opportunity.