Sonia Melnikova-Raich: Waking Dreams
Photography by Sonia Melnikova-Raich. In the early days, photographs were sometimes called "waking dreams." There seemed to be a certain magic involved. When photography became more commonplace, people came to regard it as an accurate depiction of reality, with special appreciation for technically perfect pictures, "just like real." In creating her dreamlike images, Sonia Melnikova-Raich challenges herself to bring the magic back.