"Thanks and thanks again to Him who offers to the man whom the sorrows of life have assaulted and left naked–offers to him the fig leaf of the Word with which he can cover his wretchedness." -Søren Kierkegaard

Portrait #24—The Volunteer

Posted in 50 Portraits Project (2013), Friends, Photography, Portraits, Silhouettes by matt on Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A portrait of The Volunteer.

A portrait of The Volunteer. Kurdistan, Iraq.

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A year of 50 posed portraits with only one light; a project designed to improve my camera work while blessing the people I encounter. You can see older portraits here, read the rules of the project here, or leave a comment below with your feedback.

Portrait #23—The Eyes

Posted in 50 Portraits Project (2013), Friends, Photography, Portraits by matt on Thursday, July 11, 2013

A portrait of The Eyes.

A portrait of The Eyes. Kurdistan, Iraq.

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A year of 50 posed portraits with only one light; a project designed to improve my camera work while blessing the people I encounter. You can see older portraits here, read the rules of the project here, or leave a comment below with your feedback.

Portrait #19—The Learner

Posted in 50 Portraits Project (2013), Friends, Portraits by matt on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A photo of my favorite little learner.

A portrait of my favorite little learner. Kurdistan, Iraq.

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A year of 50 posed portraits with only one light; a project designed to improve my camera work while blessing the people I encounter. You can see older portraits here, read the rules of the project here, or leave a comment below with your feedback.

Portrait #15—The Sleeping Beauty

Posted in 50 Portraits Project (2013), Photography, Portraits, Preemptive Love Coalition by matt on Saturday, April 13, 2013

A photo of The Sleeping Beauty, a little Iraqi girl recovering from a lifesaving heart operation.

An Iraqi girl sleeping after her lifesaving heart operation. Tikrit, Iraq

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A year of 50 posed portraits with only one light; a project designed to improve my camera work while blessing the people I encounter. You can see older portraits here, read the rules of the project here, or leave a comment below with your feedback.

Portrait #12—The Linguist

Posted in 50 Portraits Project (2013), Photography, Portraits by matt on Saturday, March 23, 2013

A photo of my friend, the linguist.

My friend and language helper. Kurdistan, Iraq

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A year of 50 posed portraits with only one light; a project designed to improve my camera work while blessing the people I encounter. You can see older portraits here, read the rules of the project here, or leave a comment below with your feedback.