This series of portraits was made during a backpacking trip through Eastern Europe in early 2014. Traveling with "minimal" equipment I visited eight countries (Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Poland) during a month of travel and made almost one hundred portraits for this personal project. Whether it was raining, snowing or a sunny day I set out to make street portraits of people I met during my travels. A personal account of this trip was written for Petapixel.com, which can be seen here: