KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Megan Clute has one requirement for her newest challenge; it’s essential to have pink hair.
Born within the Philippines, the Knoxville photographer noticed her first redhead after being adopted by a household in Tennessee.
“There have been no redheads there in any respect, so after I got here right here, I noticed my first redhead. She had pale pores and skin, wolf blue eyes. She was simply stunning,” Clute recalled.
That fascination she felt as somewhat lady by no means light.
“Each time a redhead walks by me, I am similar to ‘Oh My God.’ I need to cease them and ask if I can them, however I do not need to sound like a weirdo,” Clute laughed.
A few months in the past, Clute received an thought of the way to present everybody else the wonder she sees.
“I mentioned I’ll create this ebook as a result of I would like individuals to see the fantastic thing about redheads. You realize, all their freckles and the whole lot,” Clute mentioned.
She put out a plea on social media for 100 redheads to , hoping to make each proud to indicate off their fiery hair shade.
Megan Clute sits in entrance of the black backdrop the place she takes the portraits.
“I really like with the ability to seize all people. Being behind the lens and calling them stunning, they simply robotically smile. It is a pure smile, they usually really feel stunning,” Clute mentioned.
Since starting her challenge, Clute has photographed moms, daughters, twins, mates, younger redheads, older redheads. Her solely requirement is hair shade.
“I’ve had individuals from Kentucky come down right here to get their image taken,” Clute mentioned.
When she snaps that 100th portrait, she plans to compile all of them right into a ebook, so she will not be the one one seeing pink anymore.
Should you’re fascinated with studying extra, you may contact Clute at Megan Clute Pictures.
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