A Mental Illness Self Portrait Series – Depression

If you are a follower of the blog or myself you will know of my Mental Health struggles and that photography is one of my passions I more or less rediscovered during this difficult time in my life.

Over the last few months, I have been exploring the art of photography and taking pictures of as much stuff as possible to figure out what I like taking pictures of to narrow down an area of expertise.

One of those areas is self-portraits. Now I have taken pictures of myself for a very long time and its no secret I am a very vain person, you only have to have a look at my personal instagram account to see that. 

With this self-portrait series, I wanted to tell a story and get across a specific message with each picture and the series as a collection.

This series I wanted to showcase some of the internal dialogue during a depressive episode and what it is like behind closed doors, the side of me very few see.

Scroll down to see the collection and feel free to leave some feedback in the comment section at the bottom of the page.

I hope you enjoyed this mini photo series. I’m planning on doing many more shoots similar to this in the future.

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