Once used to keep in touch with friends and family around the world, Social Media Platforms have since become a space where the line between reality and fiction is blurred. Perfectly poised Starbucks coffees, gazes into the horizon and pool side days all seem a little too calculated. Yet we find ourselves continuously comparing our daily lives to those which we see on various Social Media Platforms, questioning how they’re able to live the lives they’ve portrayed.
In the spirit of not knowing the difference between what’s real and what’s not on Social Media Platforms, I embarked on a personal photography project to capture raw, true emotion in people. Stories were shared, jokes were cracked, and dance moves were unleashed. All in the name of emotion.
She lived by her own rules, doing the things that made her happiest.
We stumbled into our friendship, neither of us knowing what to expect. Over the years, we formed a bond forged on drawings, unconventional plans for the future, and a love for tea and the outdoors.