If you want to fly... by Barbara MacFerrin
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If you want to fly...

December 3, 2019

"If you want to fly, you must give up the things that weigh you down." - Toni Morrison

This image was inspired by the work of Brooke Shaden who creates fantasy, surreal art with her self portraits, however, this was created with a model (Sara Murphy). The look of the final image was not planned ahead of time - it evolved organically as I was working on it. I wanted to try something different to lift her arms up, so I thought delicate dandelions would do the trick.The background, sky and dandelions were composited in post. The image can have different meanings or bring up different emotions to the viewer. I hope you enjoy it.

50mm · f/2.8 · 1/200 · ISO 100
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4 Comments

Goran Avramovic's picture

Umjetničko djelo.
Najbolje do sada šta sam vidio.
Artwork. Best so far I've seen.

Barbara MacFerrin's picture

Thank you!

Karo Kujanpaa's picture

very nicce work! I like the canvas feel of it!

Barbara MacFerrin's picture

Thank you!