I was showing a visitor around my studio - he had just purchased one of my Milagro photos. He saw this photo on my wall - "I have to have that one." he said and pointed to a framed copy of - Sara - With Bennett's Tumbleweed"
I suggested I would print one right away if he could you wait. "Print it." he said.
I told him there was a story behind this print. Some time ago my partner, Sue Bennett, decided she wanted to do a photo of a model with a tumbleweed so one day we went out into the desert north of Flagstaff and found the perfect tumble weed. Sue kept it in her studio for years - never made her photo. One time I asked her if I could borrow it - she didn't say no, but more important she never said, "Yes." Sue was killed in an automobile accident over 5 years ago - the tumbleweed still hung in her studio I borrowed it - took it to my studio and made this photo for Sue. An homage.
And as a note - I attribute much of the success of this photo to my wonderful creative model Sara -