How Life Feels to People with EB

November 7, 2012 § Leave a comment

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I recently came across this awareness campaign about the congenital disease Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) that blew me away. By making small changes to glossy photos of everyday objects, the advertising agency Lowe GGK really makes you feel the harsh reality for people with this disease. I think the images with the slide and the swing are the most disturbing.

Check out all the images in the series and read more about EB over at Debra International.

No Pacifier

October 27, 2010 § 5 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

Notice on the incubator of a one-week-old baby with epidermolysis bullosa (EB):

I must do without a pacifier. Or else I get large wounds in my mouth. Give me some drops of mother’s milk instead.

Two Kids in Hospital

October 18, 2010 § 1 Comment

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

A hospital stay can be an adventure and it can be a nightmare. This is the story of two kids from the skin ward I photographed the other day. « Read the rest of this entry »

Skin Like Butterfly Wings

December 21, 2009 § 8 Comments

Illustration by Neil Duerden.

I have done a lot of photo work in the skin ward the last weeks, and have encountered a lot of conditions I’ve never heard of before. One of the most horrible and strange is epidermolysis bullosa or EB. « Read the rest of this entry »

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