Fine art photographer Nicolas Bruno suffers from sleep paralysis, a common occurrence during which a person can’t move or speak when waking up or falling asleep. Bruno takes inspiration from the condition, creating moving pictures of how it feels to suffer from sleep paralysis.
Bruno’s portraits often feature subjects who are out of control or can’t breathe, common feelings during sleep paralysis. His striking pieces provide an informative look into what sufferers are sleep paralysis go through, including hallucinations and intense terror, all while feel paralyzed.
Check out some of his works below, then see the rest on his website.