The American Experience
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Pure love
Faith
A school art trip
A new generation of artists
Butterfly on Marigold
Playing on the beach
Heilan Coo
BLINDNESS SMILE
While trying to follow a  large Fox I hit it lucky!!!! I was able to get a shot at Three; Three Fox Kits and I Shot very fast about four pictures and mother in the back ground  gave a loud bark and go
A leaf of water
Ramphastos toco Mül
America Seen 1
Eye Sight
Submerging
Snowy Day
Milk Bath
Recreating Jenna
A Triple Sight
Left Overs
Falling Waters Trail, NH
The Overlooked
Piano
Hauntingly Beautiful
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
America Seen 1

American culture has always had a big influence on me. I still remember being intrigued by the colorful characters of Sesame Street at the age of eight. When I entered adolescence, forced by my family to attend boarding school, Hollywood movies were my only escape from overwhelming schoolwork. Later, as a Literature major in college, American literature helped me understand Western culture. I left my family in Taiwan and immigrated to the United States fifteen years ago to further explore American culture. Since then, I have been photographing the daily life of the country in cross-country road trips as a document of collective memory, and personal diaries. The photo series “America Seen” is the metaphorical representation of the divided emotions of Americans after the 2016 Presidential election. All photos were taken in the United States between 2013 and 2017. These images depict anger, frustration, and rejection, at the same time as people look for hope, identity, and new direction.

TAGS: America, Culture, New York, People

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Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Yu-Chen Chiu.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 18, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO640
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