By Jason Motlagh | Photographs by Justin Merriman for American Reportage
Carmen Gentile and Jason Motlagh ride their Royal Enfield motorcycles on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 near Cincinnati, Ohio.
Homes line the hillside of Bloomfield, a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Saturday, May 15, 2021.
A mural on Friday, May 21, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Matt Cipollone, (left); Jason Motlagh (center) and Mark Oltmanns in Biancke’s Restaurant on Friday, May 21, 2021 in Cynthiana, Kentucky. Motlagh is on assignment for Rolling Stone. Cipollone and Oltmanns, both documentary cinemotographers, editors, and producers, were producing footage of the trip for a separate project.
A smokestack from the coal-fired Cheswick Generating Station in Springdale rises above a wooded hillside across the river in New Kensington, Pa., on Monday, May 24, 2021.
A mural is reflected in a muddy puddle in New Kensington, Pa., on Monday, May 24, 2021.
Justin Merriman is a freelance photojournalist who has traveled the world to cover politics, wars, natural disasters, civil unrest as well as covering assignment throughout the United States. His work has appeared in leading national publications and he has received multiple top journalism awards. Justin is a founding member of American Reportage.
By Carmen Gentile | Photograph by Justin Merriman for American Reportage
By Carmen Gentile
By Carmen Gentile | Photographs by Justin Merriman for American Reportage