Mr John Lee Hooker
This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender.
Roy Slaper’s workshop, Oakland, CA
In 2010 I paid my first visit to the Oakland workshop of Roy Slaper, the one man army behind the Roy clothing concern. Mr. Slaper was gracious enough to allow me to photograph his studio and himself as he went through the process of single-handedly making a pair of jeans, from cutting the denim to sewing on the hidden-rivet back pockets.
As my editing skills have improved somewhat over the last four years, I dug out my original RAW files and re-edited some previously seen shots and have added some unpublished ones for this entry.