One Saturday last month, I found myself in the Venice Beach area..brought the Hasselblad,finished a roll of expired Portra 400NC on some bikes, was not that inspired until I walked into an alley and saw this couple doing a shoot. I loved the art behind them and them being there added more flavor to the art so I asked if I can take photos while they were taking photos. They agreed and were so nice. She even borrowed my lubitel and asked if she can pose with it. Then we chatted after and they urged me to keep shooting and shooting and don't give up. Their names are Winn and Darmirra. Having that moment was the highlight of my shooting time and I was ready to shoot more after that. Later on I found out that Darmirra is a rising comedy actress here in L.A., does stints at the Laugh Factory and later on will be on a sitcom at the Oprah Network.


  1. gatokinetik-o
    gatokinetik-o ·

    Wow this experience was extremely cool!

  2. vici
    vici ·

    so nice.

  3. denisesanjose
    denisesanjose ·

    Awesome anecdote. Love her shirt too!

  4. marta1901
    marta1901 ·

    love the story and of course the pics! I think you and this camera will make a great team <3

  5. robotto_dawad
    robotto_dawad ·

    great story!

  6. littlekoala
    littlekoala ·

    nice portrait!

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