kelly ann nguyen

For the Ones Unseen

Beauty is subjective. And yet, many people today swear on an unattainable standard and drive themselves to reach these ideals set forth on us by "the industry"—myself included.  Whether that be fashion, beauty or entertainment, there is a mould that is difficult to break. 

Originally titled, "Bodies of Nature," this photoseries is an exploration into everyday people juxtaposed with objects from nature (in these instances, fruit) to highlight their perfections both physically and personally.

Through research into types of beauties that are under-represented and personal interviews with each of the models, "For the Ones Unseen" became much more fitting. This one is for all you beautiful souls. Each and every one of you