Zanzibar, the name brings forth thoughts and dreams of the exotic. I have always wanted to do a shoot using local models in the old stone city and the beaches. I have a huge interest in undiscovered and or local talent so Zanzibar did not disappoint.
I coordinated with my contacts to find two local models and hired a guide to scout locations around the city and beaches. We spent a day working with a local seamstress to pin down and fit the wardrobe. We were set to shoot and then the rain came. Rain like you’ve never seen. But our time on Zanzibar was limited, so we wrapped everything and waited for those brief moments when the sky opened up and gave us a chance to shoot. These limited windows of time sharpened out focus, leading to some amazing photographs.
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