Final Moments

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

About this photo: “This was a portrait that I took of my grandfather three weeks before he died in December 2014. It was the last time that he went outside.” 

Find more from Mark at his website.


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9 thoughts on “Final Moments

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  1. I love how the diagonal divides the image into shade and light. Now knowing the story behind the image it’s almost like the blurred background with the golden light is a metaphor to where he has gone to: into the light.


  2. Mark…….so many memories and events I have let slide by with only the latent images left in the folds of grey. So proud of you for honoring the moment with your camera…….stay on center (it’s my one day @ a time mantra). en theos….j


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