Serge Nazarieff (1935 - 2004) was a writer and photographer. He was born in Lausanne (Switzerland) to Russian parents. He studied literature and philosophy at the universities of Geneva and Paris before he took up photography and made himself a name as a photographic historian. He published several books on early nude and erotic photography.
- Clair de Roche (1981, Edition Bernard Letu, Geneva): nude photographs by Serge Nazarieff and the Geneva photographer Pierre Strinati. ISBN 2-88051-09-0
- Naked Elements (1982, Quartet Books London): a book on the history of the nude in stereoscope. ISBN 9780704323513
- Le nu stéréoscopique, 1850-1930 (1985, Edition Filipacchi, Paris). Also published as The stereoscopic nude, 1850-1930 and Der Akt in der Photographie, 1850-1930. ISBN 9783822894408
- Jeux de Dames Cruelles (1988, Taco Verlag, Berlin): photographical documents on sado-masochism between women, by male photographers from 1850 to 1960. ISBN 9783822893531
- Early Erotic Photography 1849-1861 (Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Berlin). ISBN 9783822819821
- Perspectives Raisonnables (1995, Thones, France, Choucas): artistic female nude color photographs on naturist beaches of Formentera, a small Balearic island. ISBN 978-2909684055