Lucius, 18, lives in South-Western Slovakia and goes to the same culinary school as his friend Mike. On first impression, Lucius came across as shy and didn’t say word, but he was very friendly and well-mannered. It really took a long time for him to open up a bit and it wasn’t until we were on our way to catch his bus home that he finally let his guard down. He also declined the photoshoot when I initially contacted him and it wasn’t until a couple of months later that Mike said “Lucius is definitely up for it this time,” and that he’d bring him along with him.
I’m really glad that Lucius reconsidered. This was a nice surprise. With some luck, we’ll meet again and do another photoshoot. I’m sure we’d both be more at ease having met at least once before and knowing (at least a bit more) what we can expect from one another.