Dean Mitchell ‘Self portrait’

Dean Mitchell Self Portrait Calm Photography Movement

“Changing my mental state – just over a year ago anxiety and depression contributed to me considering suicide. I got help, I talked, I survived. The busy background is the outside world, the butterflies are the calm inner mind. The butterflies symbolise change and a general femininity. Meditation is a daily practice for me now.”

Dean Mitchell entered our Getty Images Community Assignment with his self-portrait, which exhibited at The Getty Images Gallery in London & sold to help raise funds for CALM.