Katie added, “When I was younger, before I was really into photography, I made digital collages and illustrations in Photoshop using a mix of self-portraits, stock textures, and brushes.” As a break from her regular commercial work, she took a step back to reinvigorate the imagination, using more illustrative elements with the image.
As a continuation of a previous series of work, Katie aimed to work in minimalist studio settings and integrating aspects of nature, both in-camera and in post-production. She noted, “I wanted to exaggerate them and play a little with the scale to make the scene more surreal. I shot the flowers separately and added them later.”
As a nod to classical art, she also added a subtle circle on the background representing a sun/moon for graphic emphasis.