Tiona Nekkia McClodden


    TO BEGIN, I must disclose that Texas Isaiah has photographed me at some of my most vulnerable moments. He has photographed me topless. He photographed me right after I got engaged (a fact that was, at the time, unknown to him), and when I was heartbroken after things ended. On a few birthdays. With lovers. He photographed me earlier this year in Los Angeles, while I was in hiding, battling crippling anxiety. I was hopeful, nervous, and afraid. In his image I look exactly like I felt. It’s one of the most honest portraits ever taken of me.

    Texas Isaiah feels you as much as he sees you.

    The thing