defined each town. He purposefully did not include any people in his photographs. Carnell wanted the objects, the signs, and the buildings to describe the surrounding community and the local way of life often emphasizing some interesting and quirky juxtapositions. Ultimately, Carnell's photographs are a celebration of the everyday American landscape and the people that live there.
During the summer of 2006, photographer Jack Carnell drove from Philadelphia south through Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. He visited both urban and rural locations stopping along the way to photograph the local culture. He was particularly intrigued by the roadside landscape-the signs and storefronts that