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London's Homeless Were Given Disposable Cameras And The Results Are Breathtaking

The photos are being put into a calendar to raise money for more arts outreach projects.

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Ellen Rostant took this shot in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 'It's like you are in a tunnel when you are homeless: it's a journey and there's always going to be light at the end of the tunnel. [Like this photo], there is some dark and light patches in between on the journey.'Aged sixteen, she lives with her parents and seven siblings in temporary housing where they have been for three years. Her father Andre sells the Big Issue in Soho and her mother works at a supermarket.Ellen recently finished Eastleigh Community School in Stratford and is now going to Leyton Sixth FormCollege doing geography, 3-D graphic design and photography. 'Hopefully I am able to go into something like landscape photography or maybe portraits or art stuff. I don't have a camera, I use my phone.'

Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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