Portrait of a Warrior


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always look for the silver lining

‘Portrait of a Warrior’ is a photo essay I created by combining words of encouragement by Maryam Hasnaa that inspire me, along side the energy of these photographs. Because words are powerful and sometimes you have to be your own warrior.

 

The Vibration of being who you are and doing what you love is magnetic. You will align everything you need in your life with that energy.
— Maryam Hasnaa
Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

There is never any competition when you’re being yourself.
— Maryam Hasnaa
Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Make a wish. Ask for exactly what you want
— Maryam Hasnaa
Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Women who love themselves love other women.
— Maryam Hasnaa
Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

No one knows exactly what you’re doing and that’s your magic.
— Maryam Hasnaa
Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

That part when your lesson gets more painful because you ignored your intuition. The key to moving through is to not beat yourself up
— Maryam Hasnaa
Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019

Afropunk Brooklyn, 2019


THESE PHOTOGRAPHS WERE EDITED USING PRESET BLUE INDUSTRY