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New York photographer - Naomi Harris' website is making the blog rounds. She does very warm, very humanistic documentary portraiture. I've been quite taken by it. Check out her series on a nursing home in Florida or the World Rubik's Cube Championships.

Not too long ago, Naomi Harris relocated from New York City to Miami, moving into a hotel on Collins Avenue that houses the elderly on a year-round basis. Moving south to Florida for retirement isnt unusual. However, Harris wasnt retiring. And at the ripe age of 26, she certainly wasnt elderly. So what was this young girl doing living at the Haddon Hall Hotel? She was gaining the trust of the older residents before starting out on what would become a wonderful and surprising set of images detailing their lives.

The Toronto-born printmaker-turned-photojournalist, who has been published in The New York Times Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, The Miami Herald, Fortune and Nerve, studied at ICP and assisted Bruce Davidson as well as the staff at Life before trekking....

(Via Boing Boing.)

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