Behind the Mask

Sometimes I just can’t seem to trust the eyes that I see. I’ve always felt like there are so many people hiding behind a disguise that they’ve built up. Whether based solely on their insecurities, or because of fear they are trying to suppress. There have been many times in which I have felt the same way and I’m sure many more to come. This shoot has been one of my first that has not been rooted in spontaneity, but a more conceived and thought out one. I’ve rarely done portraits of any kind, but not because I don’t like them, I have just never really been offered the opportunity to do them. I’ve always appreciated the creativity that comes with a portrait and I have recently started to think more creatively about different ideas that I want to shoot. I’m excited to experiment more with photography; to take off this mask that’s constraining me because quite frankly, no one will ever know who’s behind your mask.

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Texture of a Feather

Ever since I started using a macro lens, I found that I take pictures of anything and everything. It’s a brand new experience, almost like I’m exploring a new land. It seems like I’m doing more examining than photographing. It’s quite incredible. I’ve always been used to knowing what I photograph based on what I see. Now I’m photographing in order to find out what I’m able to see. These are two feathers that I came across from showing more of my curiosity than anything. I can’t wait to explore more. This is texture of a feather