Are we created equal?

“All men are created equal,” says the American Constitution.
Catholic nuns/Prostitutes, 2002/2002
Photography courses and workshops - Mark Laita - Catholic nuns/Prostitutes

Fur Trapper / Woman with Dog, 2003 / 2004
Photography courses and workshops - Mark Laita. Created Equel. Fur Trapper / Woman with Dog, 2003 / 2004

Baptist Churchgoer / White Supremacist, 2004 / 2003
Photography courses and workshops - Mark Laita, Created Equal. Baptist Churchgoer / White Supremacist, 2004 / 2003

Northerners / Nudists, 2004 / 2005
Photography courses and workshops - Mark Laita. Created equal. Northerners / Nudists, 2004 / 2005

Bank Robber / Deputies, 2000 / 2000
Photography courses and workshops. Mark Laita. Created equal. Bank Robber / Deputies, 2000 / 2000

Long eight years, photographer Mark Laita traveled across America , creating a series of photographs under the name of the future «Created Equal». His works photographer carries a kind of sociological study of the American nation.
His diptychs concise, eloquent and do not need to be explained. These photos may be not politically correct, but they capture the essence of life.
In 2010 he published a book – «Created Equal».

He was born in 1960 in Detroit in a family of Lithuanian immigrants.
When he was ten, the family moved to Chicago, where Mark fell in love with photography.

Since 1986 he lives in Los Angeles, where he made a good career in the photographic business – his photographs used for advertising campaigns such brands as Adidas, Mercedes-Benz, Apple, BMW, Visa.