Rick McGinnis Portraits

Photographer Rick McGinnis has shared more portraits of Helena on his website. Last year, McGinnis wrote a blog post about his experience of photographing Helena in Tonoronto in January 1996, which included previously unseen outtakes of a photo session for Now Magazine. He recently wrote about the rediscovery of some old negatives from the same session, and share them in this blog post.

As I recalled in my previous post, this was one of my favorite shoots from my time at NOW magazine, because my subject – a notorious eccentric – responded to my camera with a real performance, a tiny woman in baggy clothes, running through a gamut of expressions while sunk in the depths of an enormous hotel chair. Continue reading…