Posts Tagged ‘couples’

Portraits of American Same-Sex Couples from the 1980s at Home with Themselves

Bill and Ric, with Ric's daughter Kate, San Francisco, 1987.

Bill and Ric, with Ric’s daughter Kate, San Francisco, 1987.

At the height of AIDS hysteria in the 1980s, when some people still wondered if the disease could be passed to others through day-to-day contact, photographer Sage Sohier was going into same-sex couples’ homes and photographing them for a series and photo book that came to be known as At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America.

The project captured an intimate portrait of the gay community that was at odds with the headlines of the day, and made all the more poignant by the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic against which it was created. Read more…

Photographer Hunts for Random Couples Who Are Dressed Alike

Dutch photographer George Maas has been working on a series called “Rummy Couples,” which features photos of random couples spotted on the street who are dressed alike — a fashion faux pas. Over the past 5 years, Maas has managed to capture 70 such photographs.
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Humorous Portraits of One Couple and Many Looks

For his project Couples, Spanish photographer Nacho Rojo made portraits of himself and his girlfriend mimicking the stereotypical looks of various social groups.
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