Barbara Peacock is a successful American commercial photographer based in Portland, Oregon. She has recently started a new project where she aims to photograph the hidden and transparent complexities of who Americans are as individuals and a nation through detailed and intimate portraits taken in the bedrooms across the USA.

The people in her photographs come from different backgrounds – some of them are friends of the author, and others are just strangers who she invites to participate in the project in various ways, for example, on social media or by leaving a card with all the information at local shops. Scroll down to see this unique approach for yourself.

More info: barbarapeacock.com

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Tiny Dancer
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3 years ago

What a beautiful room! So much lovely natural light.

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Krish Malhotra
Community Member
3 years ago

get up already hoomans! your master is hungry.

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Kjorn
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3 years ago

Santa claus house is not glamour at all

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jevais
Community Member
3 years ago

What a beautiful photo and lady. She looks like a model from Renaissance times, same couleur of skin and position as those paintings.

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JillVille Child Care
Community Member
3 years ago

Her quilt brings back fond memories of my Grandma. She made all of her grandkids special ones. I still have mine. I miss her.

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Rebekah
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3 years ago

Falling asleep to Christmas lights is magical.

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

you know that pupper wants in bed

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Mr. Bojangles
Community Member
3 years ago

Ahh the typical bachelor pad ... but where's the hot plate and empty KD boxes?

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Rebekah
Community Member
3 years ago

I hope her lovely family, in the photo behind her, visit often.

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Vicki Gallmeyer
Community Member
3 years ago

God love him...widower, very faithful wife...but leaves the reminders of her and her Faith around him to...feel close to her....that's my guess

Patrick Davies
Community Member
3 years ago

Maybe he's a devoutly religious man who still lives with his mother and has never married.

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Toni Knox
Community Member
3 years ago

He might be a priest, or a retired priest...

Tina Mercado
Community Member
3 years ago

I don't think a priest would have that cover on their bed. Probably a widower.

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Enomfon Asuquo
Community Member
3 years ago

The Curtains are gorgeous

Kathleen Nelson
Community Member
3 years ago

If we're guessing, I'd say retired priest. Spare room save some icons of Catholicism (and his shoes!).

Kathleen Nelson
Community Member
3 years ago

If we're making guesses, I'd say retired priest. Spare, surrounded by the icons of Catholicism.

Lila Launehase
Community Member
3 years ago

I love the quilt!

Susan Gardner
Community Member
3 years ago

Awwww I want to hug him

Gloria Beam Elliott
Community Member
3 years ago

It reminds me of my father who has been gone quite a while. He was a Baptist, though. But seemed so lonely. :( I went as often as I could, he lived 4 hours away, I worked, had children, single. Sigh....

It's Caturday 2.0
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm sorry. Did he have any pets or hobbies? My friend's grandpa was ill and cranky and he just wanted to be left alone and not deal with people...

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Frances English
Community Member
3 years ago

The man is elderly, religious and is accustomed to being neat and orderly. His bedroom is likely in a nursing home.

Merilyn Horton
Community Member
3 years ago

A priest is my guess

Maddy McDermott
Community Member
3 years ago

Just because he has a cross in his room doesn't mean he was a priest

Nanci Negri
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks more like an ex-cons room. So minimalistic and organized.

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Subhash Juneja
Community Member
2 years ago

Next step will be to people in toilette, idiot person who put this site

Antoinette Ochoa
Community Member
2 years ago

Another lonely old man, remembering the good old days, paying for his children maybe, very clean and organized could be a senior convalescent home

Donna Lee
Community Member
2 years ago

Hes old and needs to believe in eternity,I hope religion brings him comfort anyway.

Kelela
Community Member
3 years ago

Is this a priest? Or a lonely pious man? Very spartan room, not many personal items around. Or has he given up on this earthly existence, waiting for the next..

Jonny Chevalier
Community Member
3 years ago

This is the lonlyest picture I've ever seen.

Dan Holman
Community Member
3 years ago

Religion is important to him.

Rene Alexis Munoz
Community Member
3 years ago

I fear to end my days like this.

Beverly Palmacci
Community Member
3 years ago

Father Flannery watching the sunrise after having made his bed

Peter Stoppel
Community Member
3 years ago

Waiting to die

It's Caturday 2.0
Community Member
3 years ago

Omg stop!

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Tish Christian
Community Member
3 years ago

Or maybe he is the happiest person in the world and I am cynical lol this is much more likely

Tish Christian
Community Member
3 years ago

Not all prayers are answered. Life is what we make it. This picture makes me feel sad. Like he is waiting for something to happen. Gotta make shit happen or you die bored and lonely

It's Caturday 2.0
Community Member
3 years ago

You can still die bored and lonely if your family and friends have passed or moved away. If you have dementia and are losing your memeory, or are in constant pain due to an illness. Sometimes it is life that makes us, not the other way around.

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Peta Hurley-Hill
Community Member
3 years ago

Priest?

Eunice Chantily
Community Member
3 years ago

Scary movie

Linda Gulley
Community Member
3 years ago

He could just as likely be a gross old pervert.

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Tiny Dancer
Community Member
3 years ago

Let your freak flag fly, baby! Wow. There is a LOT going on in this room. I'm fascinated by the rainbow keyboard, too.

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Tiny Dancer
Community Member
3 years ago

The classic bedroom that feels like a prison cell look. I was that young once. It'll get better, my friend, trust me.

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

That took a sad turn. If I'm not mistaken, this is hospice and not truly a bedroom. :( I don't think anyone ever feels at home in those places

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Rebekah
Community Member
3 years ago

And then they became parents, and certain things weren't nearly as important as they used to be. Which is how it should be.

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

There is a washer and dryer in there?

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JillVille Child Care
Community Member
3 years ago

Puppy is too shy for the camera, please, I haven't had my morning pupcake!

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moli.2
Community Member
3 years ago

This looks more like a hotel room

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Andi Sobek Cohen
Community Member
3 years ago

Same nightstand as in #2

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

those look like bee hives!

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M O'Connell
Community Member
3 years ago

My OCD wants to turn her lampshade around...

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

I love that dog!

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Diana Ward
Community Member
3 years ago

Don't you want to make up these people's stories? I see this one as working on the novel he is secretly writing, before he goes to work at his bartending job at the cowboy bar.

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Kane Cheung
Community Member
3 years ago

Her butt is set on vibrate

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JillVille Child Care
Community Member
3 years ago

Now is the kiddo taking a pic of the photographer? That's cute!

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Edward Ash
Community Member
3 years ago

OMG!!!!!! You FOOLS. It's a PIPE WRENCH. DAMN!!

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Jason Low
Community Member
3 years ago

Insert random life affirming non offense comment about youth and childhood. Agree by proxy until another offers a slightly different non offense comment. Allow third person to disagree with first two commenters..or just drink enough red bull till your hair hurts

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