Loren rex cameron (born august 28, 1959) is an american photographer, author and transgender activist. His work includes portraiture and self-portraiture which consist of transsexual bodies in both clothed and nude form. Self-taught as a photographer and artist, he began producing self-portraits and images of transgender people in 1993. By 1995 his work had been shown in solo exhibitions in san francisco, minneapolis, and los angeles. The strengths of this 1996 book are its photos of female-to-male transsexuals. The head shots and nude full-body self-portraits (artistic rather than prurient) of authorphotographer loren cameron segue into a section of head shots and bios of other trans males, covering a range of ages. Maya menon is a transgender model and writer from kerala, india. She gained international fame after modeling the wildly successful mazhavi sari collection by red lotus. Loren cameron is a transgender photographer and writer from pasadena, california.