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Yellow house, mirrored mannequin in the Berkshires
A pretzel vendor at DC's Nationals Park
Blema Etrey late night dance rehearsal going all out at 45
Amsterdam Autum Blooms
A young girl laughs during a family photoshoot
Neighbors Flowers
endless summer
Self Reflection
Cloudy skies over Lower Manhattan
Empire State of Mind
A young woman poses for tasteful boudoir photos days before double mastectomy surgery
New life greets a soft and loving world
infinity leaf
Life on the lava
Swirly Vortex Vine in garden
Newlyweds embrace in the fog on a Northern California coastline
Fire in the desert.
flower skirt at lake
Kale seedlings grow on a University campus
The Fairy Tale Mushroom: Amanita Muscaria
Sunset on the Amstel
14th Annual Photo Contest
A young woman poses for tasteful boudoir photos days before double mastectomy surgery

This is the most meaningful photo I have ever taken. I had the honor of photographing a young, dear friend recently diagnosed with breast cancer. This photo is from session 1 - session 2 will be post-bilateral mastectomy. Standing in our femininity shows that we are not defined by anything that happens to us, but stronger and more beautiful because of our bravery through the process. On this day, I was awed once again by the power and grace of an amazing woman facing cancer straight in the eyes - she is bare skinned, alive, forever-complete in her beauty, and here to stay.

TAGS: Beauty, Cancer, Colorado

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
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© Claire Burnett.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Boulder, Colorado, United States of America