This beautifully printed hard cover, 58 page, black-and-white photography book showcases 35 portraits of unsheltered guests. The guests use the services of Friendship Park in Sacramento, California. I’ve been working on this photography project for almost two years.
“Hope Against Hope, the Unsheltered” strives to initiate and inspire societal awareness, increase understanding, and bring dignity to the unsheltered in Sacramento through the honesty of photography.
By choosing to make the portraits in black and white, removing color choices, placing everyone equally in the same light with the same background coupled with the absence of visual cues the guests carry with them, humanity emerged over “homelessness”. Judgment and stereotype fell away and disappeared. And through the honesty of the photographic image, individuals were equally washed in neutral tones of highlight and shadow.
The book measures 11″ x 8.5″ in size and comes shrink-wrapped. Shipping is free. Please allow up to two weeks for delivery. Thank you.