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.

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 478, 479, 480, 484, 485 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Up Close & Personal | Days 478, 479, 480, 484, 485 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #PowerfulWomen

Faces: Up Close & Personal is a 365 photography project that serves to #ShiftYourPerspective and change the narrative of the black experience.

Faces: Days 471, 489, 492, 493, 494 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces: Days 471, 489, 492, 493, 494 | Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

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

Faces | Days 414, 418, 420, 422, 426 • Thaddeus Miles Photography #ShiftYourPerspective

Faces | Days 414, 418, 420, 422, 426 • Thaddeus Miles Photography

UPDATE: It’s Near The End Of Thaddeus Miles’s 365 Faces Photography Project — Will He Keep Going? Let’s Hope So! #Inspiration #ShiftYourPerspective

Thaddeus Miles is the photographer for Faces, a photography project aiming at capturing positive and normal images of the black experience. #ShiftYourPerspective and view narratives of difference.

Featured Series | Thaddeus Miles: Photography of America

When our TBL Administrator was growing up, she naturally thought that the best way to avoid getting a darker complexion was to cover up her body and avoid the sun at all cost–and that this was a good thing, even encouraged. It wasn’t until she was around nine when she realized that her skin tone […]