Essay 275 • Apr 9th 2018

"Beauty in your soul, girl a blind man could love you." Those words struck me over and over again as I listened to the lyrics of "Blind Man" by Xavier Omar, which inspired me to produce this shoot. It portrays a budding relationship between two people connected via the heart, or soul; a love that takes its time and exceeds expectations.


Vonecia Carswell is a Florida native based in NYC who enjoys documenting and sharing all of the joy and beauty that life has to offer. She uses her photography as a tool to learn more about the world and motivate others to live their best lives.

Models: Alexis Roberts and Darius Williams