“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself.” ― Coco Chanel “I am not eccentric. It's just that "I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish.” ― Edith Sitwell More
The ray of light peeking through the crack creates a blinding effect on the subject. The light is so bright that it blinds her vision, covering her eyes in the photo. The black and white filter makes the ray of light even more bright.