Two short trips to New York from two very different years, mixed together.
I was extremely poor and sad in 2012, feeling trapped in an endless cycle of difficult living situations and not having any opportunities in the horizon.
In contrast to 2014, when I had just started a career and was thriving back in my hometown with a space of my own to build upon. These trips to New York that I would take to get out of my comfort zone were critical to the kind of thinking that gave me permission to do more, see more, and dream more for myself after years of trying to hide.
Manhattan and Coney Island, New York
Nikon F & Holga 120N
Portra 400 & TMY400 (120 and 35)