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14 Intimate Portraits Reveal People's Deepest Guilty Pleasures

Photographer Odeta Catana asks: What's your guilty pleasure?

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Romanian-born photographer Odeta Catana's project Guilty Pleasure is a collection of intimate portraits that show the guilty indulgences that we all keep — but probably won't admit.

Odeta started the project as a way to visually explore the idea of guilty pleasures and why certain things give us a feeling of guilt. To do this, she asked each of her subjects to confess their "guilty pleasure" for the camera.

Guilty Pleasure: Biting Fingernails

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"I feel guilty because my fingernails don'­t look nice sometimes." —Daniela Duca

Guilty Pleasure: African Clothes

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"I feel guilty because I don't feel comfortable to wear them here, in Germany, outside of my house." —Brenda Buyinda

Guilty Pleasure: Eating French Fries

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"I feel guilty because I have health problems, every time I eat them or something fried I get sick." —Odeta Catana

Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate

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"I feel guilty because I gain weight by eating too much of it." —Letitia Scarlat

Guilty Pleasure: Oreos

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"I feel guilty because I can'­t stop eating them." —Tatiana Mejia

Guilty pleasure: Feeling Sad

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"I feel guilty because it'­s weird that I need and I like to be very sad in order to be well again afterwards." —Sophie Guisset

Gulty Pleasure: Fire

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"I feel guilty because I like watching how the most complex things are eaten out by the fire inside." —Cristian Dragnea

Guilty Pleasure: Shoes

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"I feel guilty because I buy too many when I find my size." —Raluca Betea

Guilty Pleasure: Pasta

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"I feel guilty because if I eat too many they are fattening." —Lulian Muresanu

Gulity Pleasure: Eating Children's Food

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"I feel guilty because I know it's weird to do this at my age–at 23 years old." —Laurie Saulnier

Guilty Pleasure: Caviar and Expensive Champagne

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"I feel guilty because they are way too expensive." —Irina Victoria Dumitriu

Guilty Pleasure: Leather and Fur

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"I feel guilty because animals are killed in order for me to wear these clothes." —David Bloom

Guilty Pleasure: Coca-Cola

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"I feel guilty because my 'fuck the world' moment is when I stop caring about anything and I just enjoy the cold sweetness of a Coke." —Adrian Hitulescu

Guilty Pleasure: Smoking

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"I feel guilty because I spend money on it and it's not healthy." —Anca Dumitrof

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