in the american west

in the american west

abandoning fashion photography to focus on people at country fairs, rodeos, mining camps, drilling site and slaughterhouses, the 120 full-page photographs in the book present americans who work at hard everyday jobs, often gazing directly into the eye of the camera. with an introduction by avedon, who describes with working method and portrait philosophy, along with a journal by laura wilson who accompanied avedon and his team.

in the american west in the american west