This is a portrait I took of my friend Koledon today. I recently gave him my old film camera, so today we were practicing with it. We took portraits in this stairwell because there’s a decent amount of natural light and it was too cold to take pictures outside.
Koledon is always so interesting to photograph because he interacts with the world so differently than most people. This photo looks posed, but it’s not. Koledon really carries all of this around with him and himself in this manner.
Here’s a portrait I took of Koledon in 2012 with his grandmother, who he took care of until she died. I did a story about him, which you can watch here,