Some of my favorite projects involve working with athletic models. It’s fascinating to me to document, in an artistic way, the human form in top physical condition. For the model, to capture the results of their training and dedication can be quite rewarding as well.
I have worked with body builders, runners, dancers, gymnasts and the like with wonderful results.
When you have an opportunity to photograph a subject who is not only athletic, but also possesses natural beauty and abundant enthusiasm, the results can be magical. That is the case with my recent project featuring Heidi, a wonderful model referred to me through a mutual friend.
As a runner and yoga enthusiast, Heidi has honed her physique into a lean and statuesque form.
Capturing classic figure studies was a given as part of our project, and I feel the results were quite successful.
I also wanted to challenge her with some emotive portraiture (something that can be difficult for new models),
and even a water set (which she took to in a spirited way!).
I really enjoyed our creative session, and feel there is more to accomplish in future collaborations. I certainly look forward to our next project.