The theme was
"Summer Splash" for South Mississippi Living Magazine.
I actually shot two completely different types of
covers. The first was a beautiful,
bikini model on the beach.
It was deemed just a little too risque for a
family-oriented lifestyle magazine. But I had a backup
that gets me in the water is a joy for me. Any
assignment that gets me under it, is a dream. So
I came up with this "concept" shot of kids having fun in
This shot was also rejected for a cover, but the
magazine chose a similar shot that I also liked: