Why don’t we like ourselves in photographs?

Last month, I was hired to take portraits of a the employees of a company in Skopje (something I often do). The people were young, nice and attractive, but were in no way models or experienced in front of a camera- except for their selfie cameras. As the shooting went on, they kept finding flaws in their pictures and wanted to retake them, but all I wanted to tell them was how nice their smile was, or how great their hair looked, or how flawless their skin was- but kept most of it to myself so that they didn't think that I wanted to get off easy

Photographing body positivity

The world has been telling women that they don't look right since I can remember (and that was a while ago). We're either too fat, too skinny, have to straighten/curl our hair, our face needs more makeup, we wear too much makeup, and so on, and so forth. If you're a woman reading this, you... Continue Reading →

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