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Who’s that lady?, 2014

by Ferne Millen

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 Finalist

‘Who’s that lady?’ they ask, watching her sipping coffee at her favourite Torquay café each morning. ‘What’s that lady’s story?’ they enquire, as they watch her cross the busy Surf Coast highway, head held high, with perfect posture, resplendent in her stiletto high heels and recently purchased outfit from the Salvos. Everyone is aware of Jill’s presence in the town. She taught this person English or that person Physical Education. ‘Wasn’t she a ballroom dancer?’ Everyone claims to know her but no one really knows her or her past. Jill is known by many but remains an enigma.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

Other NPPP photos from Ferne Millen

Raphael and his children, 2013 by Ferne Millen
NPPP 2014 Finalist
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