"I Am the Thing I Am"
Elysia Perkins is a writer and photographer from San Marcos, Texas. During her undergraduate studies of English and journalism at Texas State University, Elysia developed a deep love for photography as a cathartic form of expression. Her photo submission "I Am The Thing I Am" explores the wrenching inner struggles of reconciling with one's true self. The photos submitted were taken in San Marcos, Texas on October 18, 2020. The model is Aidan Rodgers.