“We went back and forth about including the Frida Kahlo portrait in this photo before deciding to make it a strong focus. This is a stately home in the Hudson River valley, and the owner decorated it in an exciting mix of styles and color. We needed to finesse things a bit —”no matter how big the room, furniture will always need adjustment to make sense from the camera’s point of view. The stylist and creative director, Anthony D’Argenzio, brought in the inspired flower arrangement that supported the color in the room.”