19 best photos of American people

19 best photos of American people

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Famous American photographer Bill Owens was born on September 25, 1938. He began his career as a photojournalist in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. Due to his duty, he often had to take photographs in suburban areas and soon this became his hobby, to which he devoted most of his free time from 1968 to 1978.

We've collected Bill Owens's most striking photographs from his first book, Suburbia.

19 best photos of American people

19 best photos of American people

19 best photos of American people

Created in 1972, Suburbia depicts the lives of ordinary American people. The author himself said:

19 best photos of American people

Celebrating the “4th of July” - US Independence Day.

19 best photos of American people

"Car salesman"

The photographer maintains a certain distance regarding the subject of his work, which is possible and maintains the relevance of his work 40 years later.

19 best photos of American people

19 best photos of American people

Bill Owens comments on behalf of the people pictured: “We are truly happy! Our children are healthy, we eat well and we have a beautiful home.”

19 best photos of American people

The series of photographs “Suburb” clearly tells us about the concept of the “American Dream”, popular in the 70s - a worldview based on both patriotism and the spirit of consumerism.

19 best photos of American people

19 best photos of American people

Suburban children.

19 best photos of American people

Picnic on the occasion of Independence Day.

19 best photos of American people

“I love throwing parties at my place!” 1971

19 best photos of American people

Baby

19 best photos of American people

The family is preparing to move.

19 best photos of American people

A popular way to get rid of unnecessary things is a garage sale, or “garage sale.”

19 best photos of American people

“Breaking glass is cool! We are doing something good for the environment, and the Boy Scouts thank us for our work.”

19 best photos of American people

“My father thinks it’s a great idea to pick leaves from trees, but I think he’s crazy.”

19 best photos of American people

19 best photos of American people

“In the evenings we like to sit by the garage and watch what’s happening on the street.”

19 best photos of American people

"Gardeners"

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