I wanted to do a piece about the difficulties of love and the uncertainty of enduring through those hardships. This was inspired by the separation of my best friend’s parents, two very close family friends, who have been separated due to a sudden change in their status as immigrants in the United States.
I included these images in a short book that I wrote called “A Love Without Privilege”. I first reflected on how so many people are privileged to have a love that is not hindered by borders or technicalities or physical obstacles, and further touched upon the uncertainties and difficulties that come with an adverse love.
I wanted to highlight the beauty of love within the difficulties through the contrast of richer, brighter colors with cooler, darker tones.
Post and photographs by Gabby Baniqued