Domestic Violence Inspired Shoot

This shoot was inspired by the issue of domestic violence which has touched the lives of both the model and the photographer.

Many people tend to ask why a person didn’t just leave, but it isn’t as simple as that. Not all violence is physical and it takes many forms from emotional to financial abuse.

Abuse is not gender specific, it can affect both men and women. The statistics on it vary as most goes unreported but 1 in 4 women will experience it in their life as will 1 in 6 men.

On average 2 women are murdered each week in the UK, 30 men are murdered by their partners each year. The PSNI respond every 23 minutes to a domestic violence call out.

This is an epidemic problem within our society and most goes hidden or unspoken and yet It accounts for 1/5 of violent crime in Northern Ireland.

Together we wanted to break that silence, and shine a light on the issue showing the physical manifestation of the chains that bind people into harmful and potentially lethal relationships.


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Photographer Debbie Deboo from Ballinderry Upper, NI

Model Felicity McKee signed with LSH/RMNI models and promotions

Ioan Hiliuta

As Ondine Magazine Editor-in-Chief, it's my responsibility to coordinate team Ondine's creative efforts. Final say in the publication of any article, both in print and web, falls with me. It's not an easy job, but someone has to do it! I take great pride in working with such a talented team; a lot of work goes into finding content which is not only interesting and engaging, but also beautiful. During my spare time I like to work on various other photographic projects which I take great pride in. I've been shooting for more than 10 years now. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to our contacts department and we'll get back to you as soon as humanly possible.

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