What do you get when one photographer asks dozens of veterans to stand in front of a mirror in their military uniforms, followed by the one they wear currently in their everyday life? Well, you get the “Veterans Vision Project”, an intimate, vulnerable and jaw-dropping look at the lives of service men and women once they return home.
The photographer, Devin Mitchell, is a sociology student at Arizona State University who began the project as a piece for his portfolio in helping him gain entrance into the graduate school of his choice.
The concept is simple: Mitchell snaps the pictures and creates the mirror images on a computer, through an editing system. While formula is structured, he stresses the fact that it’s also completely open-ended.
“The only way to get the truth from anyone is to allow them to create what their story is,” he said.
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All of these amazing photos are owned & created by The Veteran Vision Project.
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