Can sadness be beautiful? Lee Jeffries, an amateur photographer proved it with his uncompromising photography. Lee started in photographing homeless people in powerful black and white giving a drama to his portraits.
Photographer Lee Jeffries has shown that it’s possible by taking very expressive portraits of people. But not just any kind of people; all of his models are homeless men, women and children that he has met in Europe and the United States.
“When we become aware that we do not have to escape our pains, but that we can mobilize them into a common search for life, those very pains are transformed from expressions of despair into signs of hope.” ~Henri Nouwen the Art of the Feminine is Strength
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