Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Smiling With Your Eyes

Please welcome first-time contributor Sarah, a woman who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in her twenties. Now aged 34 she continually battles the condition but is proud to have a family of her own and to be succesful in her career.

About the photo: “This is a photo of my little boy. My children’s smiles are my motivation to stay well.”


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6 comments on “Smiling With Your Eyes

  1. anisioluiz2008
    August 26, 2014

    Reblogged this on ARTE, SIMPLESMENTE….


  2. cliffsofdover123
    August 26, 2014

    A good close up shot. Was this photograph used on photoshop?


  3. rictandag
    August 26, 2014

    Reblogged this on Rictandag's Blog and commented:

    rick passo
    Smiling With Your Eyes via @DanielleHark @BrokenLightCo cc @flawlessgrats @peaceloveceo @dhmovement @disvisibility


  4. Sarah Llewellyn
    August 27, 2014

    No I took it very close to my little boy. Then changed it to black and white on the camera. X

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Leda
    August 29, 2014

    Hi, sometimes just photographing the eyes, without nose and mouth, hairline, provides a strong image.


    • Sarah Llewellyn
      August 29, 2014

      Love those kind of shots especially of much older eyes x

      Liked by 1 person

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