Originally Posted by Artisan Fan
My only issue was the vaseline on the camera lens techniques that were waaaay overused by his mag.
Apparently in the early days Guccione had to do his own photography and new nothing of it, so he tried to mimic techniques he knew from painting.
By my teenage years Penthouse was in their hardcore phase, with full penetration, jizz on faces, etc.. Not exactly classy, but better than the Playboy-plus-gyno shots (I don't need to see cervix!) style they went after they dropped the hardcore angle.