I had my look in mind. He had his light in mind. That is all.......
I flung my jacket over my shoulder, Frank Sinatra style. I was full of references. He was full of light and shadow.
"It's back," he said.
He took a few more shots.
"I got it."
"How do you know?"
"I Just know."
He took twelve pictures that day.
Within a few days he showed me the contact sheet. "This is the one with magic," he said
When I look at it now, I never see me. I see us."
Patti Smith on the Horses cover shoot
with Robert Mapplethorpe