18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Eyes and Expectations

A portrait of my beautiful little sister. I wanted to use her eyes her eyes and contrast in the photo to complicate the notion of being able to understand someone for who they are and the idea that progress or finding one's path in life means that there is light or "understanding"

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: iPhone XR
Copyright: © Elsa Hammerdahl