“Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?
We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close can we come to that person’s essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but do we really know anything important about anyone?”
― Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Photographing people for me is a search for their essence and really getting to know the person to capture those moments when they’re able to see themselves in their own photographs
So when a friend approached me to help her shoot a portrait for a conference where she’ll be presenting to 700 top business executives in Sweden next year, the search was on.
The brief, something professional yet edgy, sassy and playful yet serious at the same time but not too serious not to look approachable…simple enough right…
These were the results