NymphoIn the ’80s, porn played in New York movie theaters, Nina Hartley rode high, and photographer Barbara Nitki started out shooting X-rated press shots. Her behind-the-scene pics are too risque for publishers. Let’s crowd-publish American Ecstasy. NSFW photos inside.

Nitki’s crafty. She worked at 300 porn sets… and she has stories.

Her photos aren’t just gloriously vintage and smutty, they’re poignant. See the girlie duo watching an orgy from the theater seats with the “thousand yard stare” of a combat soldier, the actresses resting amidst a pile of dildos and props, and Ron Jeremy being classic Ron Jeremy. Let’s Kickstart this culturally relevant photography book!