The final image of the Ugly Duckling series. She has transformed into the swan in this image, much different from that of the other swans, filled with acceptance and beauty.


I also made this dress from Ostrich feathers and the deconstructed ballet skirt from wood veneer.


Model: The beautiful Katya Kooienga

Hair / Makeup : Jana Hilton

Lighting Assist : Jeff Leet

Assistants : Brandy Byrd, Ashley Krulikowski, Kyle Jones

Film : Kyle Jones ( I cannot wait to show you all his video from the shoot )


Strobist info : Shot with SB900 through a Photek softlighter, camera left.

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Taken on March 20, 2011
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