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Lotus Flower and Bee
The fishers
pines
TheTree
The Dispossessed
Bloom in the Wild.
Coral Tree
stairs
Energy charging
I see you
Nursing mother
Butterflies
The Beauty of Fall
Drifting
comfort zone
The Wonders of Tahoe
Close to God
Snowy Nights
Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory
Hill and Valley
Sunset Summer Nights
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
I see you

Often when we grow up and turn into adults we have one very certain image of ourselves, image that was formed by our parents, friends and society as well: we are certain what social roles we perform and we know that there are certain rules and standards that we need to comply with. But sometimes, often due to some crisis or stress, we discover that we’re not happy where we are. That a person never wanted to be a doctor, and went to a medical school only because his parents told him to do so. So the person realises that there’s a difference between what he/she really is and what he/or she appears to be in the eyes of the others. At some point there comes a moment of self-discovery. A person first realises that he/she doesn’t like the way things are in his life now, and then finds out his/hers other side. What he/she really likes and what makes him or her happy. And not only the person finds this thing, but also accepts it and decided to be in harmony with it. Which is not often easy to do, since the society might think otherwise. So I’m trying to show this particular moment in a metaphorical way.

TAGS: Beauty, Dream, Fantasy, Finland, Girl, Outdoors, Portrait, Sea, Standing, Surreal, Twins, Water, Young

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Helsinki, Finland
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© Dasha Pears.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2017, 3:42 a.m.
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