Saturday, 27 June 2015

Crash, Crash, Burn.

I would like to keep this as short as possible so that the pictures can take over. Anyway, these are pictures I took of my best friend, Neha. I'm calling this series of photographs, 'Crash, Crash, Burn'. It's supported  by this quote I saw somewhere on Instagram,and I regret not checking it's origins, 'Play insecurities like a piano'. That's a beautiful quote and it really struck me. I just wanted to create images about insecurities, how we keep trying to fix them and try to adhere to society's notion and images of beauty. I wanted to document an after effect on a subject of the 'crash', after trying and failing to become beautiful according to today's standards, and how after those continuous 'crashes' there came a 'burn' in which the subject decides to create her own beauty standards that are bizarre and bold i.e, glitter under her eyes and onto her cheeks. It is the transformation into an alter ego, into this alternate universe where you can wear makeup however without being told how to 'beautify' yourself. It is a notion of freedom of expression, onto your body, the canvas.

Some of the pictures are from my phone, and some from my camera, hence the fluctuation in picture quality.

1) Hurricane-Thirty Seconds to Mars
2) Hospital for Souls-Bring Me The Horizon
3) Rise-Skylar Grey ft. David Guetta


  1. This is just SO BEAUTIFUL! I love the concept and the words and literally everything!

    1. Thank you Areeba! Thank you so much ♡

  2. I love the make up you did, I was wondering what it might be when I first saw them on Twitter. This is FAB!

  3. I love the pictures and the idea!! it's beautiful and creative :)