Whether we’ve already discovered them or not, we all have our own ways of finding inner peace. For Hannah Bullen-Ryner, it comes through reconnecting with Mother Earth.
Bullen-Ryner composes beautiful birds using only natural materials found locally and no permanent fixings. Scavenging her surroundings, she puts together flowers, leaves, twigs, and berries to form delicate portraits either on the woodland floor or under one small oak. When she’s done, they last only a few moments before nature starts reclaiming them. Luckily, that brief period of time is enough for Hannah to photograph her artworks, or as she calls it, offerings to Mother Nature. presently after, they get taken by the breeze, rearranged by the rain, or wriggled through by an insect and leave no trace behind.
The creator says she creates to share her love for nature and to appease her soul, and you’ll undoubtedly feel it within the photos of her transient pieces. Continue scrolling and enjoy.