President Obama is guest editing the November issue of WIRED magazine. We are very excited because he specifically asked for us to appear in it. We are honored to be asked and we are so grateful that he even remembered who we were.
A few weeks ago, we set up a Skype interview with Elise Craig, a writer for WIRED. We enjoyed talking to her about our project. WIRED also brought us to New York to get our pictures taken for the magazine by a professional photographer named Platon. He has taken pictures of leaders from all over the world, which was amazing. We had to keep it all secret because we weren’t allowed to give away the surprise about the President being a guest editor.
When we got to the studio, there were people there who were helping with the photo shoot. They included a really nice guy who was in charge of hair and makeup, a producer, and a photographer assistant. It was an interesting experience because we’ve never had a professional photo shoot before.
Platon was really nice to us and he asked us to do different poses for the pictures. It was really fun, but it was hard not to smile and it was also hard to hold a pose for so long.
The digital version of the WIRED issue came out today, but the print version will come out next week. We subscribe to the magazine, so we can’t wait to see the issue!