One day I asked a friend which of her possessions she would save if her house was burning down. I told her that animals, children and parts of the body were not allowed. She chose a bottle of perfume that she bought when she was 16, much against her father's wishes. For her it became a symbol of her rebellion against her rather restrictive parents and her becoming a separate person. I now have about 50 photos of people and their possessions and the collection's growing...

Paul Radley Photography

POSSESSION