Ritual, gives form to human life. Throughout history, social occasions were ritually structured and the depth was rendered by an overarching religious tone, however even within our modern secular lives, ritual survives. Not as a surface arrangement of time but as a deep subconscious longing. A contemporary ritual participated by the majority of us is the way in which we use photography in order to record and perpetuate our identities. As Everett increasingly matures and endeavours to question the restrictive patterns engraved upon her developing psyche within 'the impressionable years' early-mid childhood, by both society and primary attachment figures, she uses the ritual of photography to visualize the myths that have become the mental support during a time of transmutation.