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the ice queen of briggs: olivier mira armstrong

“Dijkstra realised portaits of a young man, Olivier, before and during his enrollment in the French Foreign Legion. As the photographer said in an interview, the transformation the young man went through is not only remarkable by the different clothes he is wearing, but mainly by the different expression of his eyes, which demonstrate how much he has grown and taken awereness of a different side of the world.”

The first picture is taken in July 2000 and the last one in July 2003. 

http://photographersproject.wordpress.com/2011/08/26/rineke-dijkstra/