A Bed Is Defined Online Essay

815 Words Dec 10th, 2014 4 Pages
I shot each black and white photo with the common theme of being in each person’s college home space, whether apartment or dormitory. But the photos were taken in a specific room in each home, the bedroom. A bedroom is defined online as “a reflection of one’s personality, as well as social class, and is unique to each person. However there are certain items that are common in most bedrooms - beds.” A bed is defined online as “a piece of furniture used as a location to sleep or relax,” but it’s up to us as humans to decide what it is we do in our bedrooms and who we allow to be in our rooms. We choose whom we allow ourselves around.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been curious about why some people can be so comfortable in their spaces and then act completely different when they’re out and about. Especially in a city like New York City, the city of bright lights, it’s easy to try and act differently when feeling the different pressures from different television shows, radio series, things we observe that make some of us feel we have to act a certain way when being observed. I always believed that one of the truest, personal ways of getting to know someone is being invited into their rooms. Not just their homes, but also their bedrooms. I find that it breaks the barrier between what I think someone is like and they become what I actually see in front of me. We, as humans, have a tendency to make people out to be what we believe them to. If we don’t know people…

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