INTERVIEW: “Robert Hirsch with Bill Owens – Photographing the Suburban Soul” (2005)

Interview with Bill Owens on Photographing the Suburban Soul (2005)

 “I enjoy cooking, dogs, cats, kids, soccer, and living here.”

“No one would have predicted I would succeed at anything.”

Interview by Robert Hirsch of Light Research

Bill Owens’s Suburbia (1972) is a quintessential photographic study of suburb


RH: What about Photoshop?

BO: Photoshop is not in my vocabulary. I don’t need it because I have content. You need Photoshop when you’ve screwed it up.