Soldier portraits: Before, During, and After War - lens culture photography weblog | Photographers & Photo projects |

"How do the faces of soldiers change — before, during, and then after war? Can we detect profound or subtle psychological shifts just by looking at their portraits?

This is precisely the challenge that Claire Felicie presents with her series of triptych portraits of marines of the 13th infantry company of the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps."


As a comparison of each step (before, during, after), I should take Marlon Brando. Young soldiers seem to have lived their wars like Brando lived his comedian life - before in A Tramway named Desire ; during in The Godfather and after as Colonel Kurtz...

Via Mario Pires