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Хотите как в Лос-Анджелесе?

Тогда вам надо пожить, как фотографу, сделавшему эти снимки, десять лет с этим народом.
Про "Скидроу" этого города я уже писал и фотки казал.
Но хорошего, как известно, много не бывает.



Так шта... enjoy the pics, станичники.


Фотограф, который провел десять лет в печально известном Лос-анджелесском центре бездомных Skid Row, показал свою работу. Нищенские условия, с которыми ежедневно сталкиваются почти 5000 жителей центральной части Лос-Анджелеса, показаны в серии шокирующих черно - белых фотографий.
Фотограф "Чемодан Джо" (Suitcase Joe) провел десять лет, знакомясь с бездомными и фотографируя их людей и теперь он выпустил книгу под названием "Тротуарные чемпионы".  В трущобах Лос-Анджелеса они живут в палатках, тянущихся длинной чередой в центре Лос-Анджелеса, За эти годы Джо завоевал доверие этих опустившихся на дно созданий и завязал дружеские отношения в сообществе бездомных, крупнейшем в Америке, что позволило ему получить беспрецедентный доступ к документированию их повседневной жизни.

A series of photographs taken on Los Angeles' 'Skid Row' - where the city's largest community of homeless people are based - have been released by street photographer Suitcase Joe in a new book. Pictured: A group of homeless people on Skid Row, one of whom is seen inside a tent on the sidewalk, another receives a hair cut, as a woman walks down the street

Bruce, left, pushes his friend as they go for a stroll whilst Pepper, right, holds his cat Justice as they come together to pose for a family style photo

Newly-weds Row and Kricket kissing each other. The pair met on Skid Row, and say how wonderful it is to have found someone who they can trust and love among the community

Pictured: A man with only one eye poses for the camera on Skid Row. Skid Row is the location of one of the largest stable populations of homeless people in the U.S. with over 5,000 inhabitants, 3,000 of which sleep in tents or on the sidewalk

Chelsea, in high heels holding a huge pellet gun. She bought it to defend her tent - from rats. Typhus is an issue on Skid Row, that is carried by the fleas that live on the unwanted rodents

Pictured: A needle being injected into the neck of one of the residents in Skid Row. Some of the images are challenging, depicting the drug use and poverty rife in Skid Row that is unimaginable to many people

Cricket takes a bath in a metal bin that he heated up with a propane stove beneath the tub and added some essential oils into that he found that had been discarded from a nearby shop

Jerry, who has a serious facial disfigurement after surviving a shooting at a bus stop. Despite his terrible injury, Jerry was often photographed smiling and laughing however he sadly passed away in December 2020

A resident of Skid Row injects a needle into her arm. Drug abuse is a prevalent issue among the residents of the area

Больше картинок тут.
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