Photographing a Moment of Carefreeness

The Mimi-Foundation with Leo Burnett France gave the gift of carefreeness, "Ne Serait-ce Qu'une Seconde" (If Only For One Second), to 20 cancer patients. They accomplished this by applying hair and make-up while the subjects kept their eyes closed. They were then placed in front of a one-way mirror, where photographer Vincent Dixon waited to capture their reactions as they opened their eyes.
 
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What a great project! Very inspirational!

Great subject, great execution and a great video. Brilliant

olivier borgognon's picture

that's a powerful help-portrait...

Sean Shimmel's picture

Such sweet respect and playful dignity.

beautiful!

awesome project

I'd like to buy this book! how should I do???