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The Streaking Hare

Photos by Lauren Turton, from Dayton, Ohio who has recently moved to San Diego, California. Lauren experienced deep anxiety after returning to school at 25 to pursue her passion for photography and art. Having her life turned upside down proved to be too much. With the help of medication, being open with people, and breathing techniques she has learned to manage.

About these photos: As a photographer self-portraits are very challenging and interesting to me, that’s why I focus on them.  It can be very odd to look at one’s self without criticizing or over analyzing what one looks like in the photo.  I’ve found in the past months to really come into myself and truly love and accept myself for who I am- a friendly, interesting, imaginative lady who is captivated by other worlds and all things vintage.  I enjoy combining these qualities of myself and displaying them in the mystical, eerie world of photography.

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16 comments on “The Streaking Hare

  1. Inge
    May 26, 2012

    The posts here are very moving as always. I’ve liked your page on FB and followed your Twitter. :)

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  2. John
    May 26, 2012

    Very unique!

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  3. magicallymad
    May 26, 2012

    What artful photos!!!!

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  4. Syncopated Eyeball
    May 26, 2012

    These are beautiful and such fun. I like them very much.

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  5. mikojose
    May 26, 2012

    It’s good to know that Lauren learned to manage the challenges of her passion. Interesting photos, btw. :D

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  6. jmgoyder
    May 26, 2012

    Wow – surreal and a bit scary! So clever.

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  7. Irfan Hussain
    May 27, 2012

    Oh man!! They give me chills. These are wonder ful shots.

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  8. Emily
    May 27, 2012

    Great self portraits. I’d like to create some fantastic destruction myself. I can live through yours!

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  9. Stephanie Cook
    May 31, 2012

    Fantastic!

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