Creative: In Full Bloom

NatalieSo-InFullBloom

Natalie So, 17, from Saratoga, California (currently located in Cambridge, Masschusetts) is passionate about photography for the way it highlights "beautiful trivialities in the world" that most people don't notice. "Photography turns personal experiences into shared experiences, albeit vicariously," she says. For more of her work, please visit http://quotidian1.wordpress.com

Natalie says: Robert Frost once wrote that "Nature's first green is gold." Every time I see beautiful flowers, I am reminded of the concept of birth and beginning. Though they may wilt and fade away, seeds, sunshine, and water mean that sooner or later a new blossom will spring to life.

— compiled by Christine Wei