Russell James debuts new book of nudes

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Photographer Russell James and model Adriana Lima attend Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Models Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge attend Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Model Erin Heatherton attends Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Model Martha Hunt attends Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Fashion designer Maxwell Osborne attends Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Victoria's Secret CEO Sharen Turney (L) and designer Donna Karan attend Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Nick Jonas attends Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Actor Ben Stiller attends Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Actor Hugh Jackman attends Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: (L-R) Kris Jenner, Sir Richard Branson and Kendall Jenner attend Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Model Martha Hunt (L) poses with photographer Russell James at the Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Kendall Jenner (L) and photographer Russell James attend Russell James' 'Angel' book launch hosted by Victoria's Secret on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
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Last night, world renowned photographer Russell James debuted his new book, 'Angels,' with the help of some very famous and very beautiful women: including several Victoria's Secret Angels like Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge -- to name a few. The book is a collection of nude photos Russell has shot over the past five years. Inside the book, there are intimate and seductive photos of Rihanna, Kendall Jenner, Brooklyn Decker, Karlie Kloss and more.

Now before you get all excited so see racy nude shots of some of your favorite ladies, this book is beautiful in its simplicity. The photos aren't overtly sexual, they are raw and embrace the female body rather than exploit it, and that was Russell's main objective. "When I decided to create a book like this, I wanted to celebrate the female body and show how incredible and raw nudes can be. It's not about being super sexual, it's about showing that emotion and realness that comes through when someone is being shot naked," Russell explained.

According the Russell's website, the book is set to ship in October 2014. If you'd like to pick up your copy of this page-turner, click here and check out photos from last night's party above!
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