Seduction Photography, by Louis Shackleton

Your Narrative, Photographed

You may not know this about me, but I have a pretty messed up spine.

While I’ve loved being so busy over the last little bit, that’s all my busted-up neck and back can take for a few days. I’ve scheduled the rest of the week and the weekend off, and I’ll probably spend most of it in bed, doped up on painkillers.

Today’s shoot was at my client’s home, and this shot of her bedroom/our studio for the day was a quick one from the phone. I like shooting in other places, sometimes. I rent a beautiful condo in Wilmington from a very good friend (and she gives me a rocking deal on the place, I have to tell you – have I mentioned I have great friends?), and it’s convenient for me to shoot a lot here. It’s especially convenient because of the aforementioned busted-up neck and back.

But sometimes it’s nice to shoot in your space. Sometimes it’s nice to go out on location somewhere, and shoot there. And today’s client has a lovely space, and we shot it like we meant it.

I’ll keep the project going over my break, but stuff for that is about all the photography I’ll be doing. I’ll get to focus more on the writing part, since I’ll have more time. Editing photos takes an enormous amount of time for me after a shoot, so all those hours can be rebudgeted.

I’ll certainly be taking appointments for next week, but I’m going to try to keep a lighter schedule so I don’t wind up laid up in bed again. And I could still use one or two more models to pose in bridal lingerie (you don’t actually have to be a bride), so if you want a free shoot in exchange for posing for that, now would be a good time to get in touch.

I hope this finds you well.

(…and whoops, I didn’t get this posted by midnight, but eh. My project, my rules, behold the door.)

 


 

To repeat the disclaimer, this is a project about re-discovery. It’s about remembering who I am, what I’m about, what I love and what I do not. Fair warning, this project will be posted here rather than at my SFW site because there will be nudity from time to time. Some of it will be of me, some not, some artistic and pretty to look at, some just raw.

I don’t intend to think of something every day and then shoot it, though I may do that sometimes, too. But sometimes I will just shoot, and then find something about myself in the frames and post about that thing, whatever it is.

All my #365SelfDiscovery posts will be filed here.