I have been documenting the small businesses scattered all around the "marginal" neighborhoods of Los Angeles and how they reflect the diversity, culture, energy, creativity and eccentricity of the people who create and work in them.
The fact they are closed on Sundays adds other dimensions of economics and religion and is a mirror to our 24/7 culture of big box stores and shopping malls.
And the light filtering through the old-fashioned burglar bars creates an eerie beauty throwing reflections and shadows on the rainbow of delights just beyond reach — at least on Sundays.
— Mark Indig
Since time immemorial, the Crimean Peninsula has been coveted by different countries, near and far — here is a photo-essay documenting the towns and rural territories scattered on the Crimean seashore.
A twelve month journey across the face of Russia in 2004-2005 delivers unexpectedly vibrant images and a compelling first person report. See some of the photographs, listen to an audio interview with the author/photographer,, and then buy the book.
Through a mix of street photography and conceptual documentary, the Salaryman Project depicts the anonymous world of Tokyo's male office workers, a.k.a. salarymen.
East Coast photographerfinds color, geometry and humor in urban landscapes.