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Friday
Jan062012

Self-portrait a day since 1999 by Jeff Harris 

 
I am in awe of this. Jeff Harris has been taking portraits of himself since 1st January 1999. He's amounted more than 4700 and still counting.

Through good times and bad, sickness and health (he was diagnosed with cancer in November 2008), Jeff Harris has managed to consistently document his life which includes joy, sadness and everything in between. But most importantly, this project has made Jeff Harris live his life. 

I didn’t want 365 images of me sitting on the couch each day. There could have been that tendency, especially during the cold dark winter months to stay inside all the time, but this project inspired me to get out there and seek out interesting things. Jeff Harris via Time Lightbox

Read the full article here


Watch this very moving video where you can hear Jeff Harris talk about his project over a collection of some amazing photos.

 

www.jeffharris.org

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