The sweet fragility of growing up
Photographer Doug DuBois captures that universal feeling of being caught between the adventures of youth and the uncertainty of adulthood
(Doug DuBois)Russell Heights is a housing estate in Cobh, Ireland, a coastal town not far from Cork, where DuBois was a resident at the Sirius Arts Centre. "It's a place that unless you know
(Doug DuBois) For four summers, DuBois traveled to Russell Heights and hung out with these teenagers who, on the cusp of adulthood, were facing an uncertain future and mounting responsib
(Doug DuBois)The result is a selection of intimate portraits and candids that capture the tension in the waning light of those childhood years. The wide-eyed teenagers boldly face the ca
(Doug DuBois)With his keen observational eye, DuBois was able to witness such moments in part because the families were so welcoming, literally opening their doors and inviting the outsi
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