Conceptual Portrait by Tora Anne Thompson
We are incredibly thankful to have earned two silver merits with this image. A massive amount of time, effort, and love went into this series, and for it to have been recognized in this manner is absolutely incredible!
• 2017 WPPI's Second Half Competition | Silver Merit in the Creative Division - Portrait Contemporary
• Portrait Masters 2017 | Silver Merit and Top 20 in the Creative Portrait Division
View the galleries here: https://suebryceeducation.com/award-galleries
Behind the Image:
"We often forget that WE ARE NATURE. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves." - Andy Goldsworthy
My favorite moments are often found while out in nature. Something about the smell of dew-covered moss and pine warms my soul. When we created this piece, traveling long distances wasn't possible for us so we decided to bring the forest to our studio.
The feather moss, mushrooms, and other earth elements were all sourced and gathered specifically for this series.
There are no limits to what you can do if you believe in yourself.
✧ ✧ Fine Art Piece ✧ ✧
Mother Earth Series | Image 1 of 2 ( View the full series here. )
• Canon EOS 6D
• EF50mm f/1.2L USM
• 1/160 | f/11 | ISO 100
• AlienBee B800 Flash Unit
• Paul C. Buff 60" x 30" Softbox