Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression
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Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits

The artist is fighting depression sometimes try to find an escape through their medium, just like Edward Honaker with his self-portrait project. He has created a portfolio of images that shows how he feels depression. Falling and immersion in water are common issues in his work, as well as true loss of face.

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

 

Edward Honaker is a 21-year-old photographer who was diagnosed with depression two years ago. He started the depression portfolio as a way of coping, and to inspire others.

“When I was creating the portfolio, I asked myself if I was the kind of person whom others would feel comfortable coming to if they were going through a difficult time and needed someone to talk to,” artist told Huffington Post. “Truthfully, at the time, I don’t think I was. I’ve still got quite a ways to go, but the whole experience made me a lot more patient and empathetic towards others.”

 

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

Photographer Shows His Own Depression In Self Portraits -social issues, self-portrait, portrait, mental health, depression

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