The shoot above was done by the very talented Josh Hedge. It's a part of a 'series of shoots' I did on my road trip up the coast with my cousin Karen. They are all part of a project I am working on that I will tell you all about soon :)
The whole feeling of the shoot reminds me of a poem I wrote when I was 11 entitled 'FREE'. Growing up, poetry was my outlet and I wrote a lot of it. I was fortunate enough to have a my work published. One of my published poems is entitled 'FREE'. It's published in Poems By Young Australians which was an anthology of poems published by the
Out I go on a Tuesday night.
I am at the bow, as I close my eyes.
I am diving down into the crystal water.
Sinking to the bottom I feel the sand at my toes.
I am drifting with the currant rushing with the waves.
Suddenly I am shooting into the clear blue sky.
Gliding on the touch of the wind.
Landing on a cloud, dancing on their silver lining.
I am flying... I am free
I fall the wind rushing through me. I fall to the water.
Up to my waist I am in cool water.
The rest of me is swaying with the wind.
Dad yells Rochelle we are tacking.
For a moment I was free, my worries where gone my thoughts had faded.
It was only me the wind and the sea I wish it could stay that way.