25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless

by photographer Lee Jeffries

Lee Jeffries career began as a sports photographer, capturing the beautiful game of football in Manchester. Then a chance meeting with a homeless woman living in the streets of London changed his life forever. He has since dedicated himself to capturing gripping portraits of the disenfranchised.

Shooting exclusively in black and white, Lee Jeffries’ 135+ pictures can be viewed in his Flickr Photostream. The majority are closeup portraits with incredible detail. Each photograph exudes so much raw character and depth, you find yourself studying each shot with great intensity. Below is a sample of his large collection, the Sifter strongly recommends you check out his entire set on Flickr.

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24 thoughts on “25 Incredibly Detailed Black And White Portraits of the Homeless

  1. Wow, I really love this! Really shows that the homeless are people just like us. Forces you to look into their faces and into their eyes when you might normally not. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. Reblogged this on rendermentor and commented:
    This is amazing! Everyday there are so many people trying to avoid the homeless, I see it minute of the day in San Francisco. Megan is an Amazing Artist and she show how Beautiful the homeless are, and gives attention to there need through photography.

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