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Striking Infrared Portraits Of Europe's Homeless Population During Winter

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Striking Infrared Portraits Of Europe's Homeless Population During Winter

Traces of Warmth is a series that takes us on a journey through the streets of European cities to see how the homeless live every day.

The series is the project of photographer Grey Hutton. Calling both London and Berlin home, he felt that the homeless populations in these cities were under-cared-for and marginalized. Traces of Warmth is his attempt to document the stories of the homeless he saw every day and draw attention to the brutal living situations they deal with in winter.

“I wanted to get closer to these marginalized members of our society and, through their stories and my pictures, offer a new perspective on the realities of living on the streets in the unforgiving environments of Europe’s two largest economies,” Hutton says.

Using a state-of-the-art infrared camera that records human body temperature, I set out to create intimate and vivid images of those I met in their surroundings...

“Using a state-of-the-art infrared camera that records human body temperature, I set out to create intimate and vivid images of those I met in their surroundings, illuminating the extremity of their living conditions in a way that the human eye cannot see.”

“It is my hope that by adding a new perspective to this growing problem, these images will act as a vivid reminder to some of our cities greatest failings, and perhaps encourage us to show a little more warmth to those members of our communities that are all-too-often overlooked,” he concludes.

Find more of his work here.

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