The fairy tale story I had in mind during this underwater photoshoot was one of a princess being protected during a magical storm by her winged fairy godmother. These two models were best friends and I think their ease with one another in their interactions, even underwater, came through to the camera. They had a blast and we’d laugh a lot when we’d come up out of the water for air.

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Melissa Milton was born in the Southern U.S. (Arkansas) during the turbulent 1960’s and came of age in the groovy 1970’s. The colorful clothing, interior décor, and art of those decades influences her artistic expression. The family of colors and designs associated with those eras frequently find their way into her artwork, especially in tertiary colors. She tends to use curved, relaxed, flowing shapes expressing an object in new ways which people may have not seen before. Melissa took up artwork late in life, after physical disabilities required her to retire from law.

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