March 27, 2017

Photographer Captures the Story of People’s Lives Through Portraits of Their Hands

With his new project Hands: The Story of Life, Lebanese photographer Omar Reda documents global cultures and traditions with a unique point of view. By focusing just on the hands of his subjects, rather than their portraits, he asks us to reflect on what hands reveal about each person. Reda, who traveled to different countries and environments for the series, places each palm at the forefront. Every line, crack, and crevice is pushed toward the viewer.

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