Since our photo would portray the two of us not only as co-authors but also as a married couple, the dynamic between us would be as important as the way we looked individually. As a photographer (and okay, an image control freak) before taking portraits of others, Josh often gathers examples of images from his gargantuan and not-always-well organized files of inspiration. Since the history of photography is so rich with iconic imagery sometimes it’s better to steal a great idea than come up with a half baked one on your own.
We chose a few images of couples and possible poses and printed them out as a cheat sheet.
We asked our good friend Svend Lindbaek brilliant photographer and technical wizard to photograph us in his studio.
To see the final image go here