When I was a kid, blizzards usually meant snow days i.e. day off from school to go sledding with my friends. So I have many fond memories associated with snow, and blizzards from when I was little. That’s probably why I try to get at least one snow shoot in every year. But shooting in a blizzard can be unpredictable because the weather might suddenly change on you. Basically I need to drop everything and pull together a shoot at the last minute to make it happen.
This year, I went out during the blizzard last Thursday to photograph New Yorkers struggling with Snowmageddon 2017. But due to the limited visibility (and the wind, omg the WIND!), I wasn’t able to get anything worth showing here. Luckily my friend the talented dancer/choreographer/actress Mayo Kinoshita had an opening in the afternoon, so we also met up and took some portraits in central park.
It was bitterly cold by then, but Mayo was a real sport about trying out different ideas. We did end up trying to shoot one multiple clones kind of shot, but it’s still too early to tell how it will come out.
Hope you guys enjoy her shots!
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