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It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. I was so preposterously serious in those days…Lightly, lightly—it’s the best advice ever given me. ........... Lightly, my darling. – Aldous Huxley

I know I don't know...Can't you see how it hurts me?? ***PORTRAITS OF PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE*** by Alex ten Napel

Forgotten Life, by ©ALEX TEN NAPEL ~ Alex Ten Napel has photographed patients with Alzheimer's disease in a nursing home in Amsterdam, creating a collection of portraits portraying the face of Dementia / Camera Obscura

#Portrait | ► #citation #quotes ● La personne profonde elle est là comme jamais... La maladie fait tomber toutes nos couronnes de carton. ● La maladie d’Alzheimer avec les mots du poète Christian Bobin (lisez son livre La présence pure) https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=95vwEFznUhw | #Photographie_noir_et_blanc #photography_black_and_white

Forgotten Life, by © Alex Ten Napel who has photographed patients with Alzheimer's disease in a nursing home in Amsterdam, creating a collection of portraits portraying the face of Dementia

The best portrait photography is truly mesmerising; a compliment which can surely be paid to Alex Ten Napel's series of Alzheimer’s patients. In a somewhat ironic manner, the Dutch photographer has created enrapturing, memorable images of elderly and enigmatic faces. They’re both heartbreaking and joyful, delightful and despairing, as Alex has caught “that specific moment portrait photographers wait for: the moment in which posture and facial expression come together in a meaningful…