Magical Photos of Illuminated Forests by Ellie Davies

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London based photographer and artist Ellie Davies creates surreal portraits of forests that glow with mystical fairy lights and mist.

mystical forests images

The captivating shots are created in natural areas throughout the UK, the woods play the role of her canvas and fireflies illuminate the trees. Davis says she likes to explore images that juxtapose human natural elements, calling attention to the sharp divide between the personal identity and the interconnectivity. The way she accomplishes this is by positioning man-made elements such as paint, smoke or glitter within her wild landscapes.” Forestes are potent symbols in folklore, fairy tale and myth, places of enchantment and magic as well as of danger and mystery. In more recent history they have come to be associated with psychological states relating to the unconscious, Against this backdrop, my work explores the ways in which identity is formed by the landscape we live and grow up in “

” Forestes are potent symbols in folklore, fairy tale and myth, places of enchantment and magic as well as of danger and mystery. In more recent history they have come to be associated with psychological states relating to the unconscious, Against this backdrop, my work explores the ways in which identity is formed by the landscape we live and grow up in “

mystical forests images

mystical forests images

mystical forests images

mystical forests images

mystical forests images

mystical forests images

Check out more of her work on her website: Ellie Davies

Source: MyModernMet

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