Suicide, Drugs, and Beauty in Photography

Wick Beavers

Wick Beavers is an award-winning photographer based out of New Mexico.  His work is a merger of photographic and personal experience.  He has had work featured in Newsweek, the Daily Best, Forbes, Architectural Digest, NY Magazine, Miami Herald Newspaper, El Heraldo, billboards on I-95 and many other places.  


My brother committed suicide by overdosing on heroin in a bath tub about 15 years ago. To beat the angst, I shot this picture of my girlfriend. Note, the letter on the floor is the exact one he wrote to me the night he killed himself. Might be a little racy but it’s truthful!
— Wick Beavers

 

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