Meluxine – Dress Handfuls

    Meluxine – Dress Handfuls “Aw, we lost the sun,” Meluxine said, as she noticed the gorgeous shafts of sunlight that until very recently had been beautifully falling on her through the window, had faded away. She was wearing a sparkly gold and black striped dress by Mango and when the sun hit it, it …

Meluxine – Looking Inside

  Meluxine – Looking Inside You know when you’re having one of those days when everything you touch turns to gold? They don’t happen often, but when they do, the feeling is extraordinary. Meluxine and I were definitely having one of those days the first time we ever shot together. Even the, this probably won’t …

Jessamyne Morning Shoreline Surprise

 Sometimes you get surprises. Jessamyne and I were up early, shooting along one of the shorelines on the north end of Kauai. I had picked the location because of the beautiful exposed tree roots due to sand erosion over the years. Quite striking. And we did two setups along the shore there. Both beautiful. We paused …

Photo Daily: Tara Thoughts at Sunset

  I was having a lovely discussion with Tara when I was photographing her in a deserted beach cove in Mexico a few years ago. The kind of discussion that really makes you stop and think before giving a proper answer to a question that’s come up. That’s one of the things I love about …

Photo Daily: Mykonos Victrola

I really enjoy settling into the natural rhythm of wherever I find myself. Turn off Chicago. Turn off America. Tune in to what’s around me. It usually takes a few days, but I’m good at it. Good enough to mistaken for a local in places like Paris and Berlin. Nothing better than being asked for …

Photo Daily: Nikki’s Docs, Mykonos Beach Cove

  “I have to get back to the hotel for a meeting, but why don’t you two take my car tomorrow and you can continue exploring?” My friend Nikki and I looked at each other in amazement. The owner of the hotel we were staying at on the Greek island of Mykonos had been giving us …

Part 17 of 50: Tara Translates Our Way Out of a Jam

This is part seventeen in a series of blogs on my recent artistic adventures in Mexico. The secluded beach cove at Playas Las Palmas had become quite the popular shooting location as ZoeFest progressed during the week. That was both good and bad. It was good because it’s always fascinating to see what other photographers …