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Forgotten Britain 3

This is part of a personal project I've been working on for the past few months. Walking through City streets of Britain such as London, Slough etc I'd walk pas...
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This is part of a personal project I've been working on for the past few months. Walking through City streets of Britain such as London, Slough etc I'd walk past homeless people on the streets. After time their faces would linger in my mind, remembering the moments where passers-by would turn the other way pretending not to see them or often cross the road. Going over to talk to this man was the day that my approach to photography was changed. Stopping to chat, buying them a meal, sitting down there with a cup of tea, brought more of a significant meaning to these photographs. No one likes feeling lonely. So that chat over a cup of tea means a lot. The reason for defining every detail in their skin such as their wrinkles, hairs, scars, intense gazes and wariness, is to tell the audience of the hardship of their lives, living on the streets. I believe the amount of hardship each of them have been through, is represented by these.
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Capture-Life
 
Capture-Life January 22, 2014
wow ! fantastic shot here !! :):) thanks for joining my project !! :):)
alanrobertson
 
alanrobertson February 05, 2014
great work…
avimiaaz
 
avimiaaz July 18, 2014
Just speechless seeing these. I do hope you're keeping a journal of all these lovely souls you are meeting!

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