Houseless in Ojai

“It’s gone on longer than I thought it would. When I came out here I didn’t think it was going to last this long” Anne Berg has been homeless off and on for three years. Suffering from several mental health issues and coming out of an eight-year addiction to meth, Berg moved to Ojai to start a new life for herself. Instead, she is homeless.

Why I Shoot

Brooks Institute student Chris Martinez tells us why he loves shooting street photography. “As I continue to explore street photography I begin to understand and peel more layers away from myself and discover how I respond to life in general,” says Martinez.