Since my last post, a lot has happened. I traveled around the world (literally) and worked as a Director of Photography on a number of commercials and music videos. A large batch of photos is on the way.
Before I left for my trip I was asked to write an article for Elan, a local arts magazine. I was supposed to write about my process, and portraiture in general. Below is the full text from the article. Enjoy!
He was a cocaine dealer by trade, but he had begun to pursue music in the wake of a recent trial, the outcome of which could mean eight years in federal prison. He was sitting on a bench, the seat barely made it above the waterline, and his feet were in the frigid water.
I had met Zaire the day before and had my trepidations about spending time one-on-one