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The Last Portrait: A Photo Story About a Friend with Terminal Cancer

6 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

When a man named Arty moved into photographer Jared Polin ‘s building, the two instantly struck a chord and became friends. Unfortunately, Arty had been diagnosed with cancer and knew the clock was ticking.
Polin asked him if he could take his portrait, knowing that they would be treasured by Arty's family in the future. In the 15-minute video above, Polin shares the story of Arty through this series of photos.
Favoring headshots for their power and depth, Polin started by capturing some close-ups that showed the “soul” of Arty.
“This is Arty,” says Polin.
“After I did some of the...
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