I’m a big fan of San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts. One reason is it’s become something of a bird sanctuary, which makes it a great place to practice nature photography or just hang out to read / relax.
Within the last year or so, I’ve seen it become a place of life celebrations – from wedding photography, to the Mexican coming-of-age celebration for girls during their fifteenth birthday called Quinceanera.
This (slightly altered and experimented upon) photo comes from such a celebration that passed behind me as I was communing with the local herons and egrets this weekend.
I gave the post a title to reflect what I imagine a girl of this age is beginning to think and feel about her future and the future in general. There are dreams to wish on, plan, and eventually make into reality.
If, by some chance, the girl in this photo should come across this shot and recognize herself, know that I wish you a happy Quinceanera and an even happier future.
K’lee L. © 2016