For a third and final time, I was able to do a shoot for the now-retired Inspire Magazine in Atlanta This time I worked with Rachel of Samonia Portraits and her team. Sometimes student photographers can pull out some amazing shots. I rather like working with college photographers, still practicing their craft and wanting to get their feet wet. There’s a lot of room for collaboration and helping them branch out in content and feel more confident in their work.
We shot at a beautiful abandoned mansion in Atlanta, but oh my…hot Georgia summers (with nearby stagnant water) make for a hotbed of mosquitos! Apparently I was on the lunch menu for a group of local mozzies, so a friend got to play connect-the-dots with my plethora of mosquito bites when I came over for dinner.
Photographer: Samonia Portraits and Designs
Assistant: Richard Ladd
Makeup: Lou Lou
Hair: Sweet Peach