Ashland Oregon based Nicole Burton is from a multicultural background which inspired her to create her own imaginative world as she always felt out of place in her surroundings. Her dreamy landscapes reflect fantasy visions with their unique colors and texture. The way she places her models in these magical settings evokes different emotions in her viewers. She is described on her blog as follows “Nicole is inspired by not only her lush and beautiful surroundings, but by the shadows of her own thoughts and fears she has overcome in life. Using her growth and struggle as a muse, Nicole aims to evoke emotion and empower individuals to face their fears and see the beauty in the struggle.” Below, we showcase some of her strong and emotive images.