Too Hot To Shoot Outside

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

Today was over 90 and there was no way we were going to haul all of the photo equipment, props, and wardrobe around Richmond without melting. So, I turned my AirBnB into a photo studio.

I moved furniture, removed wall decorations, gathered sheets and covered up anything that would be distracting as a background. I also grabbed cushions to soften the landing for any jumps and falls.

Four hours and 8 wardrobe changes later, we captured an entire book of reference options for my artwork. I can't thank Isabella VanKesteren, the stunningly beautiful, happily playful and amazingly patient model that was one of the best collaborators another artist could ask for.

Also a shoutout to wardrobe stylist Ronald Bangan who helped create the sheer and flirty pink outfit for us to play around with.

It's worth mentioning that just a month ago,