One of the hardest things to find in today’s society is real, unabashed honesty. There’s no shortage of people spouting their views and opinions, but very rarely do we see beneath the surface or reveal our true selves to those around us.
Samantha Geballe is an exception to the rule. The fine art and conceptual portrait photographer explains that she strives to “explore human emotion from the inside out.” Samantha, who has long struggled with self acceptance and body image due to obesity, took a step of courage to convey her emotional struggles to the world through honest and revealing self-portraiture. While art is often reflective of our inner selves to some degree, we are often not willing to become this vulnerable and real.
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