Quite often then idea of inspiration is assessed especially with artists. Where did they come up with that idea? What is their source of inspiration for that body of work?
For me, I am inspired by so many different aspects of life. From a conversation , a good book or in the instance of this shoot, an unsuspecting walk - I was back home in Toronto walking back to my parents house on the way back from a cheeky trip to get some sour candies from the bulk store. On the way I pass a park that has the most beautiful tennis courts. I have past that park a million times, and have lived in the area my whole life, but for some reason that day those green and blue courts stuck out to me.
Ever since that day I haven't been able to get the idea of shooting on a Tennis Court out of my mind.
For me in particular I am drawn to very contrasty light. The divide between light and shadow to give drama to an image. Sometimes creating a cinematic element.
So when I asked a friend of mine here in New York City to pose for me to bring my tennis court shoot to life I was more than thrilled when she said yes!
Here is a look at what I came up with - click through on the images to preview the gallery!
So there you have it! A random walk in Toronto inspired me to create these images and some might think that that is absolutely crazy and there must of been more to it than that. But seriously - that's all she wrote.
Happy Friday everyone have a beautiful weekend!