Okay! Can I just say how incredibly fun this month’s Between Lenses was? Capturing the essence of a “dream” is something both Tara and myself knew would be challenging… but fun! And man, was it fun.
A dream, in the literal sense, is a collection of images, ideas and emotions all involuntarily intertwined. The whole idea has always fascinated me. I remember as a child I would try so hard to remember my dreams, now I can easily wake recollecting a dozen fanciful dreams I’ve had the night before.
I am definitely a dreamer — in every aspect of the word. And with such a unique + challenging theme as this, I definitely wanted to do my best to capture what I feel as though a dream truly is — a whirlwind of imagery, emotion and movement.
Whimsical, layers, texture and softness — I knew these are the elements I wanted my photograph to have. The entire shooting process was so much fun and consisted of techniques I have never used before. One of which involved honey droplets against a window pane. No kidding! That’s the orange color you see in the left corner, an incredibly close up of a honey droplet. I’m telling you, I had almost too much fun with this one! And that’s what I love about this series, it really gives you the opportunity to do absolutely anything. To be creative and try new things.
To really bring to life the imagery that’s floating around in your head.
For me, my photograph, is a close up of something much, much bigger — however, sometimes in our dreams we don’t always see the full picture, and I find that pretty intriguing!
After Tara and I choose our theme, we don’t tell one another our concept ideas or what we’re planning on shooting — and I think that’s what makes it so much fun. So when Tara sent over her photo, I immediately got chill bumps. This girl is incredibly hard working and I just love that dream truly represented her and her aspirations. I am so unbelievably proud & happy for her and just love ( love! ) her space. It’s just perfect — and truly Tara.
Be sure to visit Tara Victoria to see exactly what the word “dream” means to her and how her work space represents that. It’s truly an inspiring story!
Tara and I had such an incredible time capturing what we feel as though “dream” represents to us — and we’d love for you to join us! You can easily link up with us via the following steps:
1. Create your blog post and feel free to use the header image in which you can download here.
2. Copy your blog post’s url.
3. Notice where it says Click here to enter — click that and follow the easy instructions. Be sure to only link up with one of our blogs, not both. No worries — since mine and Tara’s blogs are interlinked, your blog post will show up on both!
4. And for fun, you can share your photo on Instagram & Twitter using the #BetweenLenses hashtag.
Our goal for this collaboration is to capture & reflect upon life, to cultivate inspiration among one another and to connect with other bloggers. And we hope that you’re one of them!
The up & coming Between Lenses themes:
For those of you who have been participating ( and those who plan to! ) Tara and I have went ahead and scheduled out the next few month’s worth of themes. They’re goodies!
no. 07 Tuesday, July 15th // Movement
no. 08 Tuesday, August 12th // Symmetry
no. 09 Tuesday, September 9th // Silence