19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Self-Portrait with Irises

The image is part of the Dream Away Series, in which I envisioned different worlds, retreating from the grief, hate, violence, that was constantly projected every day, in the last year. As the fear was imposed aggressively, the projected reality became difficult to understand, accept, and deal with all the contradictorßy facts. Irises are considered to be holy flowers, with a mythical symbol of uniting the Earth and Heaven.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Nojorid, Romania
Camera: NIKON D610
Copyright: © Daciana Lipai