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"Oceane" This hauntingly striking portrait is the work of Photographer Eric Nehr. This body of work began after he read the following - “… Since September, the albinos in Burundi have been the victims of a dreadful, sordid, mad hunt. Five murders, all of them quite appalling, have been committed. Albinos, whether men, women, boys or girls, have become, in spite of themselves, the targets of a very lucrative market….” - Pierre Lepidi, Le Monde.fr, December, 22nd 2008

"Oscarine" This hauntingly striking portrait is the work of Photographer Eric Nehr. This body of work began after he read the following - “… Since September, the albinos in Burundi have been the victims of a dreadful, sordid, mad hunt. Five murders, all of them quite appalling, have been committed. Albinos, whether men, women, boys or girls,have become, in spite of themselves, the targets of a very lucrative market….” -  Pierre Lepidi, Le Monde.fr, December, 22nd 2008

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9 Striking Portraits That Will Change The Way You View Breast Cancer Survivors

The SCAR Project will be in DC for one week ONLY! Don’t miss out on this International Exhibit! This will be the first viewing of 2012! Premiering in our Nation’s Capitol during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The SCAR Project is a series of large-scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay.

Photographer Eric Nehr decided to portray albino children, because of the crazy hunt on albino’s in certain African countries. In countries such as Tanzania, Burundi and Kenya, the albino community there is living in fear, as the bodyparts of an individual suffering from albinism fetch big money on the black market.

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Hauntingly Beautiful Photographs Of People With Albinism 'Put Outsiders In The Foreground'

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The African country Tanzania has the largest population of albinos and the discrimination and violence is high. Many of the albinos are abducted and butchered for parts used in ceremonies. Repost to raise awareness.

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Beautiful portraits of albinos by Gustavo Lacerda

Brazilian photographer Gustavo Lacerda wanted to give albino people the chance to feel their importance, so over three years, he found people to photograph for his series, Albinos. Albinism had always aroused Lacerda’s attention, and he chose the posing portrait as a way to put his subjects in the forefront, which he says was ‘a […]

THE ATLAS OF BEAUTY - The Atlas of Beauty is a project of the fashion photographer Mihaela Noroc, who travel across the world in a road trip for the last 16 months in order to create beautiful portraits of women, capturing hundreds of images from Colombia to China.