My beautiful mom looking out at the sunset as we stood on the jetty.
A pink sky and my dear friend Mia.
The result of an evening thunderstorm.
My friend Claudia and I stood outside our local movie theater watching the sky turn from orange to purple to pink.
A lingering feeling.
I stood on a balcony alone, watching the lights glitter and the sun set over the Philadelphia skyline.
Lauren Tepfer is a New Jersey–based artist and photographer who enjoys capturing life in its plain and simple form. She is a lover of sunsets, her cats, and her family and friends. Find her on Instagram and her website.
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