In a fear driven society one has to put on varied faces to cloak the paralyzing vulnerability of human emotions. Often, the true nature is camouflaged in the facade of worldly complexities. In this body of work I wanted to encapsulate these disguises. The play of shadows and colors in the backgrounds simulate the everyday commotion of our chaotic existence and various masks represent the fabricated, deceitful faces that we hide behind. I used a traditional 4X5 camera with a digital back to capture an incredible range of light and to give it a beautiful soft focus quality.
By sharing these stories, the hope is that both individually and collectively, we can reach a place of freedom from the limited, normative, ideas surrounding sex, sexuality, and the body. We no longer need to "play the role" or prescribe to the performance of sex or sexuality that society has placed upon us. It's time for us to Bloom!
Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart The image is a part of bigger series which is about finding ones true identity
This project is about the lives of those female warriors have impacted the history yet very little is known about them .The project includes one image dedicated to the story of one female warrior.