Clients will sometimes request that just one of us shoot an event in an effort to either save money, fit in schedules, or just minimize the amount of people in the room. With few exceptions we always refuse. If you hire Boldt because you like the Boldt look, then you need us both there. Heather and myself are Boldt Collective. The things I shoot without her are never going to match up to what I shoot with her. Having a partner allows you to drive creativity, build off ideas, and spur friendly competition. It is, in my opinion, what takes our work to the next level.
The most recent Atlantic has a great article about this idea. How two different personalities can drive a pair to succeed and create much more than we could alone. It's a fascinating idea and well worth the read. Here is one of my favorite parts:
With tired eyeballs,