Photographer Shows Homeless In A New Light To Remind Us They’re People Too

According to endhomelessness.org, there were 578,424 homeless people in the United States in 2014. Of those, 177,373 “lived in a place not intended for human habitation such as the street or an abandoned building”; about 50,000 of those 578,424 are homeless veterans. Aaron Draper takes lit color portraits of California’s homeless. The California native and social activist strives to make street-individuals “as visually appealing as possible” in his Underexposed series. In spite of everything, things which are not lovely are