Bubblegum by Emily Stein Captures the Spontaneity and Briefness of Youth

 - Jan 9, 2014
References: emilystein & itsnicethat
Some might be surprised to find a poetic message in the photo series aptly and succinctly titled Bubblegum by Emily Stein, a photographer based in the United Kingdom, and yet there in lies one. On the surface, the playful pictures will delight people of all ages. The act of blowing bubbles results in a slew of different expressions that it is hard not to connect with them.

Nevertheless, Bubblegum by Emily Stein does delve a lot deeper. As the photographer points out that the "bubbles represent the transience of life." She goes on, further stating, "The series reminds us that youth is not only to be celebrated as something brief, but to be enjoyed for its spontaneity and individuality." It speaks to people on various levels.