Photographer Interviews

Picture Story: Capturing the Tech Boom in Silicon Valley

June 1, 2016

By David Walker


Laura Morton photographed Guillaume Lachaud at work on the roof of 20Mission, a co-living house in San Francisco that is home to about 40 people. “I want to make a comprehensive portrait of this moment in time in San Francisco,” says Morton. 

Photographer Laura Morton’s ongoing project called “Wild West Tech,” which has appeared in GEO, The New York Times, and other publications, captures the quirky spirit of young tech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. They work and eat, work and sleep, occasionally unwind and then work some more with a palpable sense of optimism and urgency. “I want to make a comprehensive...

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