Adolescence.

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“We could never understand why the girls cared so much about being mature, or why they felt compelled to compliment each other, but sometimes, after one of us had read a long portion of the diary out loud, we had to fight back the urge to hug one another or tell each other how pretty we were. We felt the imprisonment of being a girl, the way it made your mind active and dreamy, and how you ended up knowing which colors went together... We knew finally that the girls were really woman in diquise, that they understood love even death, and that our job was merely to create the noise that seemed to fascinate them.” - Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides .

I've had this idea in mind for a few months now and was excited to finally bring it to life with the help of Brian, his cousin Rachael, Theodore the Octopus, and the empty house next door to his uncle's.

I wanted to portray the insecurities and tribulations of teenage girls.. something I don't know anything about.

Model: Rachael

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  1. MarisaAnn94 21 months ago | reply

    Wow. This is absolutely incredible.

  2. Rachel.Alexander. [deleted] 21 months ago | reply

    The pool water adds so much. And I love her body language, it really portrays insecure/self conscious.

  3. AnnJohansson 21 months ago | reply

    Oh..I really like her skintone, it´s so raw, so real. And the composition is great.

  4. nikolas brummer 21 months ago | reply

    this is mind-blowing. I love how you linked such a good movie with this photo ... the details in this photo, every single things seems to have its purpose and nothing is there "because it simply happened". fascinating!

  5. K.Nadja 21 months ago | reply

    I guess everything was said so far! But this photo is simply stunning! The story behind it and literally everything else is so strong and powerful! It is not really describable!!

  6. ❝ĞɛԼøՍɠαʝӐỄԂ❞... 21 months ago | reply

    Superb image! I hope Theodor is going well :D Girls are really hard to understand... I'm still trying to understand my wife :D

  7. The Finest Soldier [Passionate Learner] 21 months ago | reply

    really a fantastic work....
    absolutely brilliant...
    liked ur words as well....

  8. -HannahKemp 21 months ago | reply

    The octopus is crazy cool.

  9. D. Roy 21 months ago | reply

    wow scary! love the atmosphere of the image..great job! love the title too!

  10. Juliet Paez 21 months ago | reply

    WOW!!!! I don't have words.

  11. Anna Nouet 21 months ago | reply

    Tout le mystère de cette image réside dans les couleurs, c'est magnifique !

  12. · be yourself 20 months ago | reply

    The skin looks awesome !

  13. Valeria Heine 20 months ago | reply

    This is so good.

  14. Kiwii Studio 20 months ago | reply

    So weird !wow...

  15. heatspine 19 months ago | reply

    you are an amazing person.

  16. TruthLiesHere 18 months ago | reply

    i´m sorry, dont get me wrong - i like this portrait a lot - but every time i look ad it, i remember this: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tentacle_erotica hahaha (:

  17. Matheus_Souza 17 months ago | reply

    very cool and love edition

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