Elderly Couple walk the beach at Goff's Caye, early 1990's
One the first photo assignments I had in Belize took place on Goff's Caye in the early 1990's. I was shooting the model in red against a stormy sky when I noticed the elderly couple - holding hands - strolling slowly up the beach with their heads down. Suddenly the man lifted his head and noticed me shooting, turned to look at what I was shooting, and stopped ... I don't think his partner realized I was shooting a model as she raised her head and smiled at me. A few moments later she noticed the model and yanked on her husbands hand to keep walking. Unfortunately, this was the last frame in the roll of film, so I missed capturing her look as she noticed the model and her husband's gaze ...
Photograph by Tony Rath
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