Peters paid a flat fee of for 45 minutes of their time and a signed model release.
She met with the women on Skype, and all of their interactions occurred electronically."I would dial in from my office in London with my camera and headset mic on so they could see I was who I said I was—which was for many the main concern," she says.
Peters then took screen shots of her computer screen, which she later rephotographed with a large format film camera.
The images are pixelated and full of glitches and bright colors, perfectly capturing the ephemeral experience of online video streaming.
Then, as things progress, you can each pick a sexy task to do. Pretend like he's there and dress up in some sexy lingerie that really puts you in the mood.
Peters met a variety of women—a student paying for college, a former cop and a secretary.
For many of them, camming is their primary source of income.
Peters was fascinated by their ability to move between fiction and reality so easily."One woman said she would pop into the kitchen to get some yogurt drink and he'd [her partner] think she was just thirsty and she would be getting something to pour on her breasts," says Peters. She'd go back into her work room and be in character again, fulfilling the fantasies of a man on the other side of the world."The photographer chose poses that mimicked 19th century western art nudes.
The colors and languid nature of the portraits have a painterly quality, offering a surreal dignity to a taboo scene.
Though there is an infinite number of porn sites that provide such entertainment, Peters chose to focus on women who worked for themselves from the comfort of their homes.