Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 383, 393, 394, 395, 396 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 429, 440, 443, 453, 497 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 429, 440, 443, 453, 497 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 531, 532, 533, 534, 537 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 531, 532, 533, 534, 537 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience. The black experience is one that is real; and it is full of life, love, creativity, spirit, and strength. With every image that we see, Thaddeus Miles works to overcome negative representations by upholding positive value in black lives and in American culture.

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 508, 510, 521, 525, 527 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 508, 510, 521, 525, 527 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience. The black experience is one that is real; and it is full of life, love, creativity, spirit, and strength. With every image that we see, Thaddeus Miles works to overcome negative representations by upholding positive value in black lives and in American culture.

Interview | Thaddeus Miles: Photographer, Community Member, Mentor, & Creator of Faces: Up Close & Personal Talks To The Black Lion Journal On Community, MBK, & On What Photography Means To Him

“Change has never taken place through words alone; it is the combination of images that give the narrative strength. If used correctly photography can inspire an individual, organization or entire community to become positive agents of change.” — Photographer, Community Member, & Mentor, Mr. Thaddeus Miles