Friday, March 25


Mike Disfarmer (1884-1959) 
was an American photographer who portrait everyday people in rural Arkansas.
Born Mike Meyers, he changed his surname to "Disfarmer" (“not a farmer”) to break with his family's agrarian roots. Disfarmer maintained a portrait studio in his hometown of Heber Springs, Arkansas, and photographed members of the local community for small fees.  His photographs capture the essence of a particular community in a particular time with piercing solemnity and a touching simplicity. (cut an paste from Wikipedia)
I love all of his photos. Its like you really can see the people in the pictures, that they tell a story. I love that.

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