Reviewing the plan for the shoot


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Reviewing the plan for the shoot

Before we review and evaluate the photographs, I always find it's helpful to step back just a little bit, because there are so many thoughts that really lead up to trying to create those images. And before I went to New York, I pulled out my journal. This is often where I begin. I begin with words, and I start to write down things that I thought about that related to Rodney. So I write his name in the middle of a page, and then I just write words that come to mind. Here are a few: illuminate, approachable, order, whimsical, intriguing, elegant, reveal, cadence, symmetry. And again, my intent here is just to build almost a picture, to articulate what I think, how I feel, because when I go to create a portrait, I want it to be my portrait, not someone else's--not what someone else thinks, but what I think.

And so again, I begin to write that down in my journal. Well, next what I do is sketch a little bit, and this is my form of storyboarding, and here you can view a few of my sketche...

Reviewing the plan for the shoot
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