2010 Photo Contest, Portraits, 1st prize

Laura Pannack

Lisa Pritchard Agency for The Guardian Weekend magazine

04 June, 2009

Graham suffered from anorexia nervosa when he was 14, after becoming infatuated with a girl in his class and trying to lose weight to attract her. By the time he was 15, he weighed just over 30 kg, but after retraining himself to eat managed to double that weight over the next six years. Today, at 24, Graham sees himself as recovered although the illness still lurks in the back of his mind.

About the photographer

Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack is a London-based photographer. She was educated at the University of Brighton, and at Central Saint Martins School of Art. Her work has been extensively exhibited ...

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