These portraits are for Jonah Raskin’s book about his experiences on Sonoma County farms over the past year. He spent most of his time at Oak Hill Farm and wanted some portraits of the people behind the fresh organic food that he fell in love with.
I arrived at the farm at 7 am with the intentions to beat the sun and to capture the best light… but even at 7 am I was too late. But besides the bright sun overhead and my sensitivity towards their eagerness to be done with photos and back to work, I think it was a good start.
Although, not everything came out as well as I expected….
About the author paige green
Paige Green is a documentary and portrait photographer, whose storytelling approach to photography frequently addresses issues involving agriculture, land use, and food. Her work is featured in nine books and has been published in Glamour, National Geographic Traveler, New York Times Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Country Living, House Beautiful, and Culture. Paige lives in Petaluma, CA with a house full of boys.
Give me Louisiana
My Brain On War… (And FREE Photo Shoot for those who match my donation to relief efforts in Ukraine)
When the World Feels Upside Down… Together We Can (plus: bonus photo of me in middle school)
I love the double exposure frame – mine does that too.