Here are some fresh edits from my shoot with the lovely Destin. She has a great eye for art, so it was easy to communicate what I wanted to her. She really is a remarkable young woman, beautiful, fit, and wicked smart.

I met her at a wedding at the Mentone Springs Hotel in the spring of 2013. She was a guest of the couple, and I was immediately struck by her beauty, physical fitness, and charisma. She had an unmistakable presence. I knew I wanted to know her better and photograph her. Luckily, she didn’t dismiss me as some old weirdo.

This was my third shoot with Destin. Our first collaboration was in June 2013 at Sylvania Lake, our second happened in September 2013 at the fairgrounds during fall carnival week.

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