Best of Brooklyn: Photographer Jen Davis explores body image through self-portraits

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A Brooklyn photographer is using years of her own self-portraits to explore concepts relating to obesity, body image, identity and beauty. 

Jen Davis says she was always overweight from an early age, but began reflecting on her body back in 2002 when she first decided to turn the lens on herself with a photo at the beach. 

She says the first picture was painful, but she continued...

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