MATT EICH

Photographer of the American condition  www.matteichphoto.com
Roscoe floating in the pool, Oceanview, Norfolk, Virginia, August 16, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

Roscoe floating in the pool, Oceanview, Norfolk, Virginia, August 16, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

My dad and little brother, Peter, Skype call with my mom while sitting on the front porch of our home in Norfolk, Virginia on August 14, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

My dad and little brother, Peter, Skype call with my mom while sitting on the front porch of our home in Norfolk, Virginia on August 14, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

Maddie in the mirror, a splash on the porch, August 14, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

This past week I was sent to Ferguson, Missouri, while on assignment for The New Yorker. It was one of the stranger and more surreal experiences I’ve had in photography, and it left me feeling deeply saddened. 

Ferguson, Missouri, August 19 - 21, 2014. 

The discomfort of suburbia, Suffolk, Virginia, August 17, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

The discomfort of suburbia, Suffolk, Virginia, August 17, 2014. From the series, “The Seven Cities.”

Ozzie, Hartford, Connecticut, July 29, 2014. 

Ozzie, Hartford, Connecticut, July 29, 2014.