“I wanted to show the beauty, uniqueness and strength of my girls and their friends as they truly are: messy hair, dirty faces, angry, joyous — whatever it was, I wanted to capture it.”
Photographer Kate T. Parker has been photographing her daughters and their girlfriends in a series called Strong is the New Pretty. Wanting to send out the message that girls can be whatever they want to be, she has been documenting them being the beautiful, powerful and fearless creatures that they are. Their joy in infectious.
All photographs by Kate T. Parker
Song for today: Cindy Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun