I have known Saige since middle school. She was the second person I ever took photos of without all of their clothes on. She jokingly suggested she wanted her picture taken naked in front of the “Made In Oregon” sign, and I loved the idea and told her I was going to hold her to it.
Even though it was just my second shoot, and even though she wishes she had taken her sandals off, and even though the lighting was wack and I hid it by later editing in black & white, this was immediately one of my very favorite photos.
Portland, June 2010.