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Photo taken by contributor Mark, a portrait photographer from Durham, North Carolina, who lives with bipolar disorder.

About this photo: “Self portrait. One of my many. I hate the way I look when I smile.” 

Find more from Mark at his website.


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6 comments on “Self

  1. SaBiscuit
    March 15, 2015

    It’s a nice photo of a photogenic photographer. It has a lot of light and not too much contrast, which I like. His rugged features really bring character to the shot.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. poemcollision
    March 16, 2015

    great pictures that you have in your website’s portfolio, Mark!


  3. Louise Whiting
    March 16, 2015

    Love this portrait, I can relate about smiling 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Catherine Seaton
    March 16, 2015

    Your work is beautiful Mark.


  5. adasyael88
    March 18, 2015

    Thank you for sharing! Your story is very inspiring.


  6. Frank
    March 24, 2015

    Mark you have great talent!


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