Marla and I had exchanged a few emails awhile back about an entirely separate matter, but we’d never met, so I was delighted to hear she was at camp this year. I’d admired her work for some time.

Marla, Have Mercy

But when she came to me about doing a Creek Shoot, I went from happy to meet her to downright excited.

Marla, Have Mercy

We had a great shoot together, easily moving from one mood to the next: from shy, to demure, to giggly…

Marla, Have Mercy

…to playfully pinup…

Marla, Have Mercy

…to “Lord, have mercy on any soul fortunate enough to be on the receiving end of this sexy gaze”.

Marla, Have Mercy

Marla, have mercy.