The Photographic Journal

Wake Up

Essay 50 • May 30th 2016

As an artist with anxiety, I frequently find myself feeling stuck in limbo between reality and my own thoughts, contemplating the "what ifs" and the "should haves". Reaching for clarity and paralyzed by my doubts, oblivious to the beauty surrounding me. For this shoot, I wanted to capture the struggle to escape personal limbo, while focusing on the physical presence of Xenna in each scene. In hopes of bringing awareness to the overlooked.

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Kayla Snell is a photographer living in Austin, Texas.
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CREDITS
Xenna White is a model born and raised in Austin, Texas.

Hair & makeup: Kristi Drake