Justin Bettman

12.07.2013 in20:44 in Documentary -->


I am based out of New York and Los Angeles.
I primarily photograph people.
All mediums of art interest me.
I used to call my photography Venaca.
I always listen to music when I work.
I enjoy potatoes in any shape or form.

Photographer Justin Bettman‘s Bagel Project is much more than a series of well produced photographs. Bettman meets with homeless people throughout California and exchanges a bagel for a story. He then documents each story with a photograph.
Bettman admits, “The homeless in our cities are often forgotten, as after a while they become a part of the city themselves; blending in like streetlights and bus stops, or any of the other things we walk by hundreds of times a day.”

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