it's hard for my family in chicago to understand why i love living so far away. most of my friends from home stayed in the midwest or went east. i'm the only straggler out here on the west coast. i miss everything back home sometimes, but i always wanted to be here and i'm going to enjoy it.
liz kuball's photos depict the california lifestyle with a tinge of mockery, from the orange and palm trees, the latino and chinese influences, to the well-preserved cars. somehow her images of the blandest of suburban landscapes manage to define californianess to a t.
plus her blog features other great photos and their takers
you can also get your own cheap print of liz's work via 20x200