Lee Jeffries photography – Portraits (UK)
Lee Jeffries is a contemporary realist photographer who focuses on portraying the homeless. ’Everyone else walks by like the homeless are invisible. I’m stepping through the fear, in the hope that people will realise these people are just like me and you.’ His photographs have the gravity and the authenticity that emerges from genuine human connections. Lee Jeffries does know each of his subject personally – sometimes even sharing their rough sleeping experience to build a real relationship. Through astonishing close ups, Lee Jeffries expresses this heart moving intimacy and captures the universal beauty of humanity.