[image-1] Remember the flooded house portrait station at High Water Fest we told you about last month? Refresher: local photographer Sully Sullivan set up a faux house sunken in water backstage at High Water and took some really beautiful portraits there of the fest’s artists.

Well now the series has been unveiled along with a short documentary by Adam Boozer on the making of the series. Sullivan and Boozer collaborate together as LawtonMiles.

When Sullivan’s friends, Cary Ann Hearst and Mike Trent of Shovels & Rope, announced the festival, he says he immediately knew he wanted to do something with it. “In the Lowcountry, it floods here when it rains,” he says, “so I kind of wanted to take it to a different level.”

[image-6] Add a little fog and smoke, and you’ve got yourself an arresting gallery of portraits of some of the country’s top artists.

From Shakey Graves’ “Help” sign he drew with his finger after dipping it into the water to the pensive portrait of Valerie June, the images are striking and worth your perusal.

And as Sullivan says in the doc, the photographs speak for themselves. The full gallery is here. Here are just a few highlights:

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