Girl’s Wildlife Fantasy Staged in a Mystical Forest

Melbourne-based photographer Jessica Tremp uses her camera to finally realize her childhood fantasies. She says, “When I was little I used to dream about being a dancer or that I could fly and that I would learn to speak the language of the animals in the forest or that of the most dramatic actor. With the click of a finger I've found a way to make these things come true.”

The photographer's series titled Pick Up Sticks is particularly rich with fantasy-driven images of a young woman trekking through the mysterious and, at times, lonesome woods. The subject is accompanied by a few furry and feathered friends in this mystically enchanted forest as she comes to terms with her emotions. The series depicts the range of this young woman's inner turmoils varying from loneliness and defeat to creature companionship and triumphant freedom.











Jessica Tremp website
Jessica Tremp on Flickr

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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