UPDATE: Several months back I photographed the talented and kindhearted singer/songwriter Kathy Black. I'm so pleased to see the album artwork in its final form!
From 01/31/15: The best work, in my mind, is improvisational and spontaneous. While there is plenty of planning, scouting, lighting, makeup, and post work that typically goes into creating quality images, there is special magic that only happens with open-minded and communicative subjects willing to collaborate and get creative. Musician Kathy Black is one such adventurous soul. Spending a day making pictures for her forthcoming record was a true pleasure. Here are a few shots from our time in Echo Park: