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Yvette – Being photographed with vitiligo by Brock Elbank

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Yvette - Being photographed with vitiligo by Brock Elbank

Yvette from Jersey talks to The Vitiligo Society about her cathartic, one-off experience as she stood under the spotlight as a subject for Brock Elbank’s inspiring Vitiligo Portrait Series.

Brock first came to my attention through my daughter, a photographer and filmmaker. She had seen his ‘Beard’ exhibition at Somerset House and followed his work on social media, where she learnt about the ‘Vitiligo’ series. She told him about me in April and it was thanks to Brock’s persistence and his desire to help raise awareness about vitiligo, that they kept in touch and I finally sent some sample photographs.


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About the Author

Simon Parker

Simon joined The Vitiligo Society after running a successful online blog for many years where he shared his journey with vitiligo. Simon was one of the first on the web to document his experience of the vitiligo climatotherapy treatment at the Dead Sea, Jordan.

By day, Simon runs a London-based cloud computing business and thus leads all the charity’s digital and technology initiatives.

Simon became a Trustee in 2016

Simon joined The Vitiligo Society after running a successful online blog for many years where he shared his journey with vitiligo. Simon was one of the first on the web to document his experience of the vitiligo climatotherapy treatment at the Dead Sea, Jordan.

By day, Simon runs a London-based cloud computing business and thus leads all the charity’s digital and technology initiatives.

Simon became a Trustee in 2016