With all the controversial press that Terry Richardson has gotten, it's easy to overlook how prolific he is and how widespread his work has become. That's not to excuse any allegations that are true, but the fact is, he's created some of the most iconic, truly groundbreaking images, many of which changed the traditional "sexy" look in photography.

Throughout everything he posts on his Terry's Diary Tumblr page, it's clear that he knows how to capture a sexy image without the frills or effort other photographers resort to. We've put together a list of things (other than mere shock factor) that make Richardson's photographs stand out, including how you can shots similar to his.

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