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Paint Me A Garden Of Light

Photo taken by contributor Teija, a woman in her thirties from Finland. Teija suffered from a severe depressive episode at the age of 25, which turned into psychosis, and led to a three month hospitalization. Fortunately, she got better quite quickly and got her life back on track. She found love after getting out of the hospital. Her life changed drastically when her partner was paralyzed in December of 2012. It has been hard ever since. They are both fighting to keep from getting too depressed. Life goes on and they try to stay strong. She has been interested in photography for many years, but began actively exploring it over the last five years.

About this photo: “This photo is titled, ‘Paint Me A Garden Of Light’. When I think of winter… I see it as icy blue and magical. We all have our own world of believes, dreams and fantasies, imagination. I am happy that I can make some of my fantasies come alive in my photography.”

Find more from Teija at her blog.

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9 comments on “Paint Me A Garden Of Light

  1. Rajiv
    January 15, 2016

    What a marvellous photo. I have been missing your site

    Liked by 1 person

    • Moodphototeija
      January 20, 2016

      thank you and I am so sorry that I have been away, I had a vacation and I got ill and still trying to get myself together 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      • Rajiv
        January 21, 2016

        Oh.. I hope you are getting better..

        Liked by 1 person

      • Moodphototeija
        January 22, 2016

        Now I have been few days without fever, but still suffering migraines but hopefully this is now finally going away 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  2. Frank
    January 15, 2016

    Beautiful woman with great contrasts of red, white and light!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Writing for Ghosts
    January 16, 2016

    So, so good….

    Liked by 1 person

  4. michaelj51
    January 18, 2016

    Reblogged this on snave51.

    Liked by 1 person

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