I find it interesting how time can affect ones perspective. Be it due to life experiences or simply a change in attitude, one’s perception of something can change considerably. An example of this for me is how my tastes in music continues to change. I might start listening to an artist or style that at one time I found unappealing, then suddenly I have a real appreciation for it.
On the eve of working with a model that I have not seen or worked with in six years, I decided to revisit our old projects to gain new perspective on what we have done. The idea was to choose images that I originally nixed from the final edit and look at them with a fresh set of eyes. I was pleasantly surprised on the number of new images that I could really appreciate. I ask myself; “How could I have overlooked this one?” I guess time has a funny way of altering ones vision. Some of these newly discovered images are nearly 8 years old. Strangely, there’s an excitement to working with them today as if they were recently captured.
The model is Alex, a wonderfully talented and lovely young woman. After a much too long hiatus, we have plans to create new art at the end of the month. I look forward to seeing how we both have evolved and what may come of our collaboration.