Domestic Bliss: Mother Of Two Takes Darkly Humorous Family Photography

Susan Copich, actress and a mother of two from New York, has taken a darkly humorous approach towards traditional family photography with a series of daring images entitled “Domestic Bliss.”

Copich spent years taking pictures of her family, but when she reached her mid-forties, she realized that she was missing from almost every photo. That’s when she decided to take things into her own hands, creating photos that would reflect all of her feelings – even the ambiguous or negative ones.

Witching Hour

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 Toy

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“If you’ve met me, I have a very seemingly sunny disposition, but I have a whole interior world where at different times I’ve felt depression and angst. For many years, I put it in a little ball, and I decided to just explore it this time. It’s been so fun to bring those feelings out and give them light,” she says. Each image has what Susan calls a ‘twist of darkness’ that challenges the ordinary perception of family happiness.

Mommy Time

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Sugar Rush

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Baggage

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Bath Time

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Spare The Rod

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Old Habits

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Let Go

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Anger Management

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Spilt Milk

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Happy Days

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More info: susancopich.com | Facebook (h/t: petapixel)