1- Depending on the type of garland in the dream we are recognising some distinction or honour for ourselves.
If we are wearing the garland, such as a Hawaiian flower garland, we are looking at various ways of making ourselves happy. We are looking at dedication, and at some way of setting ourselves apart from others.
2- Psychologically; a garland can represent honour and recognition and can link us to the people who presented us with the garland.
3- A garland is symbolic of the need for dedication, either spiritually or physically. It may also represent an element of the dreamer’s subconscious Holiness, which he will need to acknowledge.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A garland is symbolic of the need for dedication, either spiritually or physically. It may also represent an element of our subconscious holiness, or rather undeveloped spirituality, which we need to acknowledge.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, a garland can represent honour and recognition and can form a link or bond with the people who honoured us. In dreams, it will be important to interpret what the garlands are made of, since this may help us to identify our best abilities; for instance, garlands of bay laurel were used to honour apollo and his many attributes.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Depending on the type of garland in the dream, we are recognizing some distinction or honour for ourselves.
If we are wearing the garland, such as a hawaiian flower garland, we are looking at various ways of making ourselves happy. We are looking at dedication, and at some way of setting ourselves apart from others. Winners in sports contests are often honoured by garlands, so in dreams these would signify competition.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The past of the dreamer, memories of past events (also in the sense of wanting to hold on to them and idealization). Playing with Light and Shadow (with so-called light and dark places), which means seeing life according to your own imagination. You want to focus on seeing clearly and recognizing what you see. You are working with the camera lens, which is a hint to be more objective.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream that you are looking through a photo album, suggests that you are unwilling to let go of your memories and the past. You are idealizing athe past (seeing it as better than it really was). Also see “Baby Pictures” and “Photograph.”... My Dream Interpretation
To dream about being at a photo studio suggests that you want to hold onto something from the past. However, your need to cling to old ways, or to keep feelings going for someone who you should have moved on from, may be keeping you from moving forward in your life successfully. This dream may also reflect your need to portray a certain image to the world, that doesn’t really fit with who you are now.... My Dream Interpretation
The loss of individuality and personal vision to that of your peer group, society, or culture.
Cloned ideas or lacking originality- in your approaches.
The loss of value or appeal because of having been overexposed to one person, object, or situation repeatedly. Just as a child with candy, there can be too much of a good thing.... The Language of Dreams
To see or use a photocopier in your dream, represents your lack of originality and tendency to copy other’s ideas and/or beliefs. You need to start thinking things through for yourself. Alternatively, this dream could indicate a desire to spread some idea and get the word out.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a photograph represent a significant memory or a person from your past, or your desire to remember an important occurrence. Consider who and what is in the photograph.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If your photograph is taken in a dream, someone is being deceptive in your real life.
If you dream about a photograph of your lover, you are warned that he is not giving you his total loyalty, even though he acts trustworthy.
If the photograph is of your family, you aren’t getting their full support on something that’s important to you.
If you dream of photographs featuring people you don’t recognize, this foretells uncomfortable confessions about something you have done.
If you were the one taking photos in your dream, this symbolizes your need to hold on to a feeling, or an image of yourself, from a point in your life that’s now in the past. Also see “Baby Pictures” and “Photo Album.”... My Dream Interpretation
Seeing old or even unfamiliar pictures in your dream may be a reflection of how you remember certain parts of your life. These pictures may represent longing for a time that has passed. However, other interpretations can be made. Although this dream may be difficult to interpret, the dreamer may need to put significant amount of effort into its understanding. Some believe that since a photograph represents something real, it could represent a deception or distortion of some kind. Someone may be trying to sell something to you and is covering up the truth, or you may be doing the covering yourself. New Age thinking points out that dreaming of pictures means you have not learned a particular lesson in life.
The dream may be calling attention to past events and reminding you that you are making the same errors all over again. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Seeing old or even unfamiliar pictures in your dreams may be a reflection of how you remember certain parts of your life. Also, some believe that since a photograph is a representation of something real, it could represent a deception of some kind. New age thinking points out that you are dreaming of pictures because you have not learned a particular lesson in life.
The dream may be pointing out the past and reminding you that you are making the same errors all over again.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Photographs are a record of your past and mark the passage of time so if photographs of your life appear in your dream, this may represent memories, nostalgia; or perhaps your dreaming mind is pointing to a specific period in your life to remind you of lessons learned then but since forgotten.
If the photographs are not familiar to you, your dream may have been signifying an aspect of yourself or your sense of direction in waking life. Was the photo clear or out of focus? This may signify how certain or uncertain you are of your attitudes.
If you were taking the photograph, this suggests that you feel in control of your daily life.
If you were studying a negative or are in a photographic darkroom, this suggests negativity in your daily life but you may also simply be waiting to see what will develop.
If the photos come to life, this suggests the living influence of past experience and your continuing involvement in what the picture depicts. Talking photos suggests that you need to remember or take notice of someone or something in your waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
1- When we dream of looking at photographs we are often looking at an aspcct of ourselves, perhaps our younger self or a part of ourselves that we no longer feel is particularly valid.
To be given a photograph of oneself would indicate that we need to be taking an objective view of situations round us or perhaps of ourselves within that situation. We need to stand back and look very clearlv at what is going on.
2- Obviously photographs represent memories, past occasions, perhaps past difficulties.
To be looking at photographs of someone from the past is to be looking at that person’s qualities perhaps bringing them forward into our own lives - and making use of those same qualities within.
3- Photographs in dreams can be used to represent a spiritual need to understand the past.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Contemplation about your past. Look to see if any theme develops in the pictures envisioned, or if they have a central object or character. This item or theme will help your interpretation.
Memories that may have gotten pushed aside, but need to surface now to help you better understand or cope with a specific situation or individual.
[f the photograph itself isn’t familiar, look to see what it contains and review those emblems herein. In this case, it may be a snapshot from the subconscious or I Iigher Self of something that you need to know and remember in the days ahead.... The Language of Dreams
Psychological / emotional perspective: Obviously photographs represent memories, past occasions, perhaps past difficulties.
To be looking at photographs of someone from the past is to be looking at that person’s qualities – perhaps bringing them forward into our own lives – and making use of those same qualities within. In magical work a photograph is used as a representation of someone else and can have this meaning in dreams, rather than dreaming about the person concerned.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we dream of looking at photographs we are often looking at an aspect of ourselves, perhaps our younger self or a part of ourselves that we no longer feel is particularly valid.
To be given a photograph of oneself would indicate that we need to be taking an objective view of situations round us or perhaps of ourselves within that situation. We need to stand back and look very clearly at what is going on.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Photos in dreams represent some aspect of yourself that you need to be looking at, perhaps your younger self, or a part of yourself that you have grown out of but need to understand.
If you are developing photos, this suggests discovering hidden talents or abilities.
If you are looking at family photos or an album, this refers to an appreciation of past influences in your life.
If the photo is of yourself, this suggests you need to take an objective look at yourself, especially if you are given the photo in your dream. You need to stand back and see clearly.
If the photo is of someone you know, perhaps you need to look at that person’s qualities and make use of those qualities yourself.
If the photos in your dreams come to life, this indicates your continuing involvement in what the picture depicts, or that the past as a whole is still influencing you.
If you are taking a photograph, this suggests that you need to remember or take notice of something.
If you are using a camera in your dreams, this might suggest that you need to remember what is important in your life and perhaps take more notice of certain situations or people. You may have noticed something out of the ‘corner of your eye’, but not yet have processed it into waking consciousness.
If you are being filmed or having your picture taken, you need to take a careful look at your thoughts and responses to certain situations.... The Element Encyclopedia
Memories; wanting to be remembered or noticed; looking at some aspect of oneself. Looking at family photos: realisation of past influences in one’s life; family environment, mentally and emotionally. Taking photos : capturing a realisation; taking notice of something; remembering. Photo of oneself: one’s self image; need to look at oneself or get an objective view. Photos which come to life: the living influence of past experience; our continuing involvement in what the picture depicts; something which we held as a thought, which is taking shape and becoming real. Developing photos: bringing to consciousness what was latent or unrealised before. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Vision: Seeing several people in a photo: you are thinking of them often. Seeing yourself in a photo: you are too preoccupied with yourself, you see things only from your side; on one hand, that’s a sign of egotism; on the other, its a sign of success and happiness. Dreaming about a picture (or several) falling off the wall: bad luck or at least something unpleasant, often a separation or a death.
A picture of a relative or friend falling off the wall for no reason: illness or even the death of that person. Seeing pictures of your deceased parents or friends: freedom from an unpleasant situation soon.
The picture of a child, a woman, or friend: you will soon receive some new information.
Depth Psychology: Seeing a picture of people that are part of your immediate world often is a challenge to try to get to know them better. Sometimes we see pictures of people in a dream before we have even met them. Seeing ones own picture/photo in a dream is a symbol of what we know and what we think about ourselves.... Dreamers Dictionary