In This Photographer’s World, Kids Don’t Smile

Shelly Mosman portrait

When parents hire Shelly Mosman to photograph their children, they’re encouraged to bring an animal to the studio and leave the smiles behind. I produced this audio portrait of an unconventional photographer-for-hire whose storybook images reveal the menacing and moody side of childhood. (Photos: Shelly Mosman)

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