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photo contest slideshow
Cottages in Lofoten
Catalina Island Fox
Keeping a Watchful Eye
Rain Delay at Yankee Stadium
Mini Grand Canyon
A Village Tradition
Ulitsa Ostozhenka in the early morning rain
MLK at Night
Aerial Shot of Hopkins Park
Catalina countryside
Waiting for Sunrise on Opening Day
Hidden Identity
Blue Reflection
Memento Mori
Chlorine
My Friend
San Miguel from Above
Glacier face, Svalbard.
A butterfly at Saguaro National Park.
Gathering on the Hill
On opening day.
Svalbard seals.
Cod Fish Racks
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Hidden Identity

This was a portrait taken of a friend one afternoon in Los Angeles. I wanted to explore the idea of capturing identity through portraiture. Often times I feel a person's authenticity and personality is hidden behind a guarded mask. I wanted to capture this idea metaphorically though using light. Most of the face hidden in the dark, while a small edge is peaking out into the light. An exploration of capturing identity, and what lies hidden from sight.

TAGS: California, People

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Silverado, California, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Rachel Bennett.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
Total Views: 10
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
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