2005 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, 3rd prize

David Høgsholt

29 July, 2003

Mia injects cocaine into a vein in her friend Tascha's neck. The two are close friends and bear tattoos with each other's names. Mia (25) is a drug addict and works as a prostitute. Despite her addiction, she likes to keep her apartment neat and presentable and says she tries to lead as decent a life as possible.

About the photographer

David Høgsholt

He is a two-time World Press Photo award winner as well as the recipient of a combined eight Picture of the Year International and Best of Photojournalism awards. Whether shooti...

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