George Cloud eats breakfast in his favorite booth at Waffle House in Lithia Springs, Georgia, on Thursday, September 13, 2018. “I just love sitting here and watching the world wake up,” he said. September 11, 2018, marked his 54th wedding anniversary to wife Esther and his first as a widower following her passing in January 2018.
Garrett Holloway, 23, a craftsman from Tifton, Georgia, poses on the porch of his latest building project in Bishop, Georgia, on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Holloway is building a "tiny house" entirely on his own; September 2017 marks one year since he began the project.
Pearson Smith, 16, poses for a double exposure portrait in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, before hiking to Julia Falls Overlook on November 25, 2018.
Max Lutz, 16, poses with his prize-winning alpaca after taking home first place in the color championship category at the Empire Alpaca Extravaganza at the state fairgrounds in Syracuse, New York, on October 20, 2017.
Jaclyn Gonzales, 18, poses for a portrait at the keyboard in her Victoria, Texas, home. Gonzales is a freshman electrical engineering student at Victoria College, but hopes to make a career of music.
Trevor Ramsey, 29, a University of Georgia graduate student, applies makeup in preparation for a drag performance at Go Bar in Athens, Georgia, on February 21, 2018. Ramsey studies linguistics at UGA and performs as a member of Athens Showgirl Cabaret in his free time.
Macy Mueller, 17, a junior at Industrial High School, poses for a portrait with her sheep at her family home in Inez, Texas. Mueller will show her sheep at the 2019 Victoria Livestock Show.
Rob Sutherland, 43, an artist from Athens, Georgia, poses for a portrait at Good Dirt Clay Studio in Athens, Georgia, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Sutherland is a self-proclaimed pyromaniac and his favorite part of the pottery process is firing his creations in the kiln.
Michael Barta, Cuero High School football quarterback and baseball player, poses for a portrait in the dugout of the Cuero baseball field in Cuero, Texas. Barta and his brother Jared signed to play baseball at Cisco College.
Hector Buitrago, 64, a retiree from Colombia, South America, poses for a portrait inside his barn at HEMI Blueberry Farm Greensboro, Georgia, on Friday, March 23, 2018. Buitrago retired in December 2014 and began farming in January 2015; He now splits his time between retired life in Atlanta and farming in Greensboro.