In between their moments of play are glimpses of the little women they will become. A gesture, an inclination of the head, a chosen game; I’ve learned these things are not frivolous but meaningful. This knowledge drives me to capture authentic childhood moments, true portraits. Perhaps I’m trying to arrest time; the eternal dilemma of a mother.
NB: Six of these images were entered in Australasia’s Top Emerging Photographer of the Year 2018 competition (portrait photography); happily, the portfolio achieved Top 20.