TMN: When you’re photographing teenage girls, what do you identify with most?
Melissa Ann Pinney: Their sense of fun and intimacy together.
TMN: What do you identify with least?
Melissa Ann Pinney: Leaving the house with intentionally visible bra and bra straps.
The Morning News has a combination interview and photo show with the talented photographer Melissa Ann Pinney, whose most recent book, Girl Ascending is, per TMN, "a glowing tribute to girlhood's private spaces." (!) More pictures from the book can be found here.