Elbank looks for men and women with freckles to create beautiful portraits that show how captivating they can be. Elbank hopes that his project will show that the opposite of the ordinary is not abnormal or bizarre, but extraordinary.
“I get more emails saying how much people have struggled with the freckles being small and now they have learned to live with,” Elbank told BBC. “I did not understand why people do not like them. I love what’s out of the ordinary. So many people are alike … I like different people. The more you are unique, the more I like. “