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photo contest slideshow
Leopard Slug
Winter Jewel
Lennon In the Suburbs
Regeneration of a City
An Endless Canvas
Perdita minima bee
Cactus blossom
Art Appreciation
Duck Divan at the Pond
Grotesque and Beautiful
Charlotte the cute kitten
A Deep stare
Street Musician - Heritage Square
Golden Eagle on Pikes Peak
Tristram Starling
Loch Glass, Scottish Highlands
Candles lighting up the dim Church of the Holy Sepulcher
Bumblebee
Lloyd Point salt marshes at Caumsett State Historic Park
United We Stand, Looking Forward onto All
Bumblebee
Missing Ellie
Kiss of The Butterfly
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A Deep stare

Id like to think the photograph shows art, mystique and pain hidden behind all of these glitz and glam how we use makeup to hide pain and bruises, how we use a smile to hide who we truly are, only I like to show who I truly am and I think difference should be celebrated as such, without the constraints society likes to apply and beat down until we are like everybody else like a pattern only another copy to blend into the wall paper. When I was a teenager I had no sense of what the world would do to me once I expressed how I truly wanted to look, with dark clothes and black lipstick until I was spat at, thrown stones at and even grass not to mention the social isolation that went with it, I bent to their rules and became them my confidence was beaten down so much I constantly wore headphones, until I grew confidence and grew up although I may not be as heavily dressed as a teenager I still express who I am but photography gives me that limitless ability to express whatever id like and for it to be celebrated.

TAGS: Art, Design, Different, Fashion, Makeup, United Kingdom

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Member since 2017
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© rebecca redmond.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Total Views: 79
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: July 20, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 1300D
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/40
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO800
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