All of these images are from a series called “Love We Leave Behind,” which weaves together intimate portraits and images of aging spaces.

It explores the marks—or lack thereof—that our interior emotional lives produce as we move away from spaces we once called home. As these spaces age and pass through their own life cycle, do our experiences and passions leave a mark?

—Cody Bratt

Editors’ Note: This project was recognized by the jury of the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2016—don’t miss the work from all 50 of the outstanding, international talents!

Fraction Editions will be publishing a monograph of Love We Leave Behind in Fall 2017.

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