Gorgeous photos of freckles celebrate their unique beauty
Sometimes perceived as flaws, this antique method of photography brings the magic of freckles to life and highlights their beauty.
People have always been Fritz Liedtke’s favorite subjects. He was out to dinner several years ago when he was taken with one of his dining companions, a woman with “amazing freckles.” Liedtke asked if he could take her photograph, which he did under the light of a neon sign in front of the restaurant. “It was one of the most beautiful photographs I had taken all year,” he says of the moment that launched him on a search for more freckled faces to photograph.
Liedtke is interested in making beautiful images, and for him, freckles are beautiful. But, as we all know, beauty is subjective. Look up the word “freckle” in the thesaurus and you will get one or two sweet-sounding