Photographer Tiina Tormanen Takes Self Portraits Beneath Northern Lights

By: Ady Floyd - Jun 18, 2015
References: petapixel & designtaxi
These beautifully mystical images of photographer Tiina Tormanen reveal the intoxicating colors of the northern lights as she stands beneath the sky like a tiny dot. This self-portrait collection titled 'Wanderer' reflects Tiina Tormanen's self-awareness and everlasting curiosity to explore.

The magnificent backdrop of the all-natural northern lights are a surreal element that highlights the exotic nature of the images. By incorporating herself into the landscape scene, the images are dramatically altered. Being part of each picture allows this photographer to make a connection between herself her surroundings. In addition, this also places a perspective in the viewers' eyes to grasp how vast the northern lights are.

This approach to the self-portrait is a universal exploration of one photographers beautiful and personal experience. Each twinkling light combined with the mesmerizing glowing hue of colors seem to be dancing across the sky just for her.