Thursday, January 5th, 2012
I’ve posted some of these already… developing process was exciting.
I wanted to use a horse. But I’ve seen so many “nude with horse” photos in my lifetime that I shied away from it and asked to use a Goat. I’ve never seen a “nude with goat” photo before. Maybe there’s one out there somewhere, but it hasn’t crossed my path yet. We still shot with the horses, but not “nude ON horse” in the Lady Godiva sense. So I’m OK with that. We utilized some other random props we found too.
It seemed like Stephanie and “Boots” (the goats name) were doing this tango together on the sand. The owner of the Hotelito had her employee help us with the goat, prepared with nibblets from the feed bin he was on standby so Stephanie could dip her hand into the treat bucket to keep Boots dancing. This was a really fast 15 minute shoot. As always, Stephanie is always in pose ready for my shutter to go off. She really is an amazingly present model. Present in the sense that she’s always paying attention to every detail, conscious of where her body is positioned in relation to the direction I’m pointing my lens and ready to perform magic at my 3 count (1…2… and a 3… click). I always give a 3 count. Habit. I appreciated knowing when the shutter was going to fire when I was modeling. Nothing worse than seeing one of those images of yourself in mid-pose because you had no idea what the photographer was doing. I try to avoid those images when possible. Don’t want models thinking I’m taking crap images of them. Heck, they still may think all the images are crap, but at least they don’t ever say so. haha. But if they did… I’d never post them. Confidence shouldn’t be discouraged. (hey, i’m rambling… wanna see some photos? great!)