Ashton (@antisocialdisposition) captures beautiful men and women (somewhat a rarity to capture both), often rather uncomfortably, in compromised and distant positions and place - in the rough outdoors and frequently in uncompromising black and white. He describes himself as "not very good with people" but he's very good at capturing them. Sometimes, however, his models are bodies rather than individuals, simply legs, spines and averted eyes, and sometimes quite the opposite, calmly staring straight at the lens.

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"My wife and I drove from North Carolina to Colorado and Utah in early July of 2016. We slept in the car and camped in and around national parks for two weeks straight, chasing sunsets and snapping pictures. We both primarily shoot film, especially when shooting landscapes, and we had brought a lot with us. Bunny, who has done a lot of experimentation with double-exposures in the past, had the idea to save some rolls to double the human figure over when we got home. The terrain in Utah is so beautiful and unique, I knew I didn't want anything else creeping into the photo other than the model if I was going to double it. And so a plan was formed."

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"A few weeks after we got back from the trip, a friend of ours visited. She's an amazing traveller and model who goes by Kyotocat. We had arranged with her and another friend of ours (Scott Stallings) who has a studio space and, more importantly, studio lights, to do a shoot one of the days she was in town. We rewound the saved rolls and shot for hours, the three of us taking turns as models and photographers. It was a very collaborative process, everyone pitched in in their own way, and I think the photos that came out of it are better for it."

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