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It's fine. I'm fine. Everything is fine.

Mar 2, 2022

Focusing on Bre(onna) Joi Lewis and April Monique Burril, with some images from the first two rehearsals for The Next Chapter Unfolds. These two never disappoint – I had to call Nan in and beg her to please help trim down the selections for this posting from eighteen to ten. This folio could expand horrendously if this keeps up. I’m opening here with April and Bre balanced on chairs – part of a skit where I was sure somebody was going to get seriously hurt. Looking forward to photographing this skit on stage. Rehearsals help me in that familiarity with what to expect next at any point in the actual performance is a huge help, especially when shooting from the back with a long lens. And yes, the arms can get tired, the lens is a tad on the heavy side.

Here’s Bre seeing the humor in having to throw her rather tall form across the chair at one point:

The next two are Bre getting down off the chair after going through the paces, looking a little relieved, and a close-up taking a short break:

The title of the posting comes from Bre’s shirt: "It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything’s fine.” It seemed to match her playful expression combined with the cup of coffee I accidentally caught in the foreground.

Finally, here’s another view of the two of them in that across-the-chair position, behind Katie demonstrating:

Added to the new Rogue Swan folio page HERE full size, downloadable, etc.