I have been wanting to photograph Kimberley Sustad since I saw her absorbing performance in WHITE HOT early 2012.

Now that she is leading in Lewis Black’s “One Slight Hitch” at ACT – A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle, I got a chance to capture her when she posed with the comedian and playwright, and the amusing duo ended up on the cover of  the Seattle Times.

A week later Kimberley, who was in Supernatural and Alcatraz earlier this year, was kind enough to sit in front of my camera yet again, but this time for more intimate editorial portrait session in the dressing room and hallways of ACT Theatre.

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

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Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

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Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

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Kimberley possesses a quiet, classic beauty that quickly takes your breath away, then she takes you off guard with a swift smack of dirty humor.  You have to love a woman like that.

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell   Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell   Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

Kimberley Sustad photo by (c) LaRae Lobdell

 

See Kimberly Sustad in Lewis Black’s “One Slight Hitch” at ACT Theatre

Catch “One Slight Hitch” at ACT Theatre in Seattle, June 8th – July 8th, 2012.

Life in suburban Cincinnati circa 1981 is good for Doc and Delia Coleman on the morning they plan to throw their eldest daughter the lavish wedding they never had, until her ex shows up and begins to wreak glorious havoc on all of their plans. A zany, door-slamming farce from seriously funny man Black, One Slight Hitch delivers a riotous and strangely romantic ride through the deconstruction of one family’s equilibrium.

Note: Lewis Black is the playwright. He wrote the funny play. The playwright does not appear in the show.

 

 

Photography details

Camera:

Nikon D700

Lens Mirror & Lights:
Lens: Nikon 18-70mm 3.5-4.5
Aperture: f/4.0 – Shutter: 1/60 – ISO: 2000
Lens: Nikon 60mm 2.8
Aperture: f/4.0 – Shutter: 1/60 – ISO: 2000

Lens Vintage Sofa:
Lens: Nikon 18-70mm 3.5-4.5
Aperture: f/4.0 – Shutter: 1/60 – ISO: 1600
Lens: Nikon 60mm 2.8
Aperture: f/4.0 – Shutter: 1/60 – ISO: 1000

Lighting Mirror & Lights:
Tungsten from mirror lights

Lighting Vintage Sofa:
Natural window light from the right with overhead tungsten on the left