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Don Quixote Scenes for Teatro alla Scala

Earlier this year, Milan advertising agency TITA asked me to create tiny knit characters and dramatic scenes from Don Quixote for a ballet produced by Teatro alla Scala. I recently received samples of the 8"x8.5" brochure that my photographs became, which was distributed to the ballet audience in September. It's such a thrill to see them in print! 

The photos depict the major scenes from the famous story, starting with Don Quixote's literary inspiration, to his adventures with Sancho Panza (knitted windmill included, of course), to his courting of Dulcinea. 

This was the first time that I'd taken on a commercial project that involved my photographing characters in nature—I was really happy to get the experience, and I think the whole thing turned out nicely.  

The rest of the photos from this project are in my artwork portfolio