One of the things I’ve mentioned here before – and that I keep coming back to, because it’s always true – is that every shoot is a new experience. Not just because I’m working with a new photographer, but also because I’m a different person. The Cora of a few months isn’t exactly the same as the Cora of right now. And I’m finding myself wanting to push, to move forward, to dig beyond what I’ve done before and what feels safe.
My last shoot of 2015 also happened to be the most spontaneous. Lars Kommienezuspadt, the photographer behind Made in Eighty, made an announcement on Instagram that he’d be coming to Vegas for a few days and had a shoot opening. I’ve been an ardent admirer of Lars’ work for years. His photographs are moody and intriguing, and even a non-artist like myself can recognize and appreciate the way he manipulates […]