Thursday, November 23, 2017

Ready? Get Set. "Let's Dance!"

June 26, 2012


Me being photographed by legendary Bruce Weber and his team for his next book

Today, I did an amazing photo session and interview with the legendary Bruce Weber. It will be for his next project. We didn't playback any live music during the session because we recorded every word exchanged between us. I've never felt more comfortable in my life with a photographer!

Throughout the entire session, my internal Dj kept playing one continuous happy loop. It was a song I'd originally done with David Bowie back in the 80's. Here's CHIC's version. Are you Ready? Get Set. "Let's Dance."

 


CHIC "Let's Dance" LIVE at LOVEBOX FESTIVAL 2012

 


I've never felt more comfortable in my life with a photographer!


Bruce had found a cape by Pablo Picasso's cape maker


Me (in the cape) and Bruce Weber


We were supposed to go on a walking tour but he became enchanted with my neo-classical style apartment


Throughout the entire session my internal Dj kept playing one continuous happy loop


My shot of Bruce shooting me


We got along so well he talked me into wearing a dreadlock cap!


Years ago I had a VH1 TV show and John Lee Hooker once told me, "Always wear your sun glasses indoors"


Some of Bruce's cameras on my dinning room sofa


"Hey Nile, are you ready? Get set. 'Let's Dance.'"