“As a photographer, I have permission to look at you. Seems rather obvious… But what I mean is, I get to really stare deeply into your eyes for a few hours. It's a unique privilege I've found has a sort of unintentional symbiosis. Even if it's just for a brief moment… something is exchanged… and I'm not always able to articulate what it was.
The B&W Project is an attempt at capturing this je ne sais quoi. The portraits in this collection exhibit something these individuals gave me: their strength, playfulness, passion, courage, vulnerability or unique beauty… to name a few nameable qualities. I asked these individuals to add some words to their portraits. No rules. Anything goes. This is what they had to say… “