Each fall, hundreds of artists across San Francisco share their work during ArtSpan’s monthlong Open Studios
program. I hadn’t intended on shooting portraits during the event, but was inspired by the challenge of capturing each artist in their space using only existing light and my trusty little Canon SD1200 camera. The series of portraits was much inspired by the work of Arnold Newman and Wieden + Kennedy 12′s motto: Fail Harder. Most portraits I shoot usually take at least half and hour and are under at least partially controlled lighting conditions. Limiting each to no more than three minutes and existing light resulted in some very beautiful and some very blurry shots.
View the entire series The here