Perhaps there is no more complicated creature than the butterfly, given its journey in life. Possessing the ability to grow and change, their start is a place unrecognizable at the end of their transformation. Time moves forward, loved ones fade away, who I am changes, and some of the most important events occur within – quietly in small and hidden worlds.
Lauren Parks is a San Francisco-based fine art photographer specializing in portraiture. Parks received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Lauren then went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Photography. She has worked on a variety of projects both internationally and locally, for clients such as Zappos, Discover Card and Soylent. Most recently she has been focusing on self-portraiture, bookmaking and documentary work.