Social anxiety

PhotographerCECILIE OEDEGAARD
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountrySkien, Norway
Photo Date23rd of October 2014
Entry Description

Social anxiety is characterized by the profoud fear of being seen and evaluated by other people. It leads to significant suffering in those affected and as a result social situations are often avoided or else endured with intense distress.The image is based on a common anxiety provoking situation and color and light are applied in a manner to communicate both the tension as well as the sadness often experienced by those who are affected.