Who is Suitcase Joe? We’re not sure, but you can find him on Instagram documenting the life in Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.

Joe is out there every day documenting things you usually don’t see in the media. As a photographer, he’s letting his photographs do all the talking. There’s so much emotion captured in each shot that you are easily pulled into learning more about the characters he meets. His photography is used as a powerful tool to shed light on issues like displacement, mental illness, and homelessness. To see more of Joe’s shots, be sure to check out his Instagram page. 

- Iqvinder Singh