The thing that strikes me first about Fred Hoerr’s pictures is how natural they seem. He looks at street life without judgment, people engaged in their daily activities under difficult circumstances and he finds beauty in them. His gaze is a gentle one. He also brings an artists eye for composition and color. It’s only when you think about how differently others see this subject that his singular vision becomes apparent. I like these pictures. Fred has been photographing the Los Angeles homeless for many years. He knows his subjects by name and he knows their life. Not all of...
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