The Cost of Flyingby Sybille Sterk
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ABOUT THE ART
Sybille Sterk, MagpieMagic, photograph, photography, vintage, steampunk, cyberpunk, keys, scissors, flying, woman, feminism, revolver, keys, barometer, butterfly, surreal, clouds, sky, weird, birds, dark, conceptual, harp, wings, chains, fan, gadgets, barometer
This is quite a personal image to me. I am scared of heights and I'd love to fly just so I won't have to be scared of falling. However, this is also a conceptual image, about the dangers involved in flying (free), hence the scissors, on the other hand flying is it's own reward (hence the keys). Anything we do has a cost and unfortunately nothing is free but too often we feel the dangers even before we get close to experiencing them.
Images from a disc of royalty free public domain vintage images, with my own photos and brushes and a few freebies mixed it, all coloured and mashed up by me.
I'd love to know what you thought about the image, so drop me a line or leave a comment. :-)