Photo by Jenna Foxton

Behind The Scars is a photography campaign that celebrates scars of all shapes and sizes, and the incredible stories behind them. The series is photographed by Sophie Mayanne and began in April 2017. Since then, Mayanne has captured over 450 scar portraits and stories – encouraging many men, women and children all over the world to embrace the skin they are in.

Sophie Mayanne  is 26 years of age and is renowned for her honest, and thought provoking photographic style. Having worked as a photographer for the past 5 years, Sophie is passionate, fun-loving – and dedicated to the work she creates. She is rarely seen without a camera, or a thoughtful “new idea” face! You can contact me via email at

Please be advised that the project contains content of a sensitive nature. Viewer discretion is advised.