San Diego is a city in the U.S. state of California on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. It is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California.
Portraits of young people of San Diego from 1980 to 1986
The city is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches. San Diego has been called “the birthplace of California”.
American photographer Harold Gee took these amazing photographs that show lifestyles of young people in San Diego from 1980 to 1986.
“Some photos from my crazy life immediately following the era of the initial punk scene in San Diego. It’s difficult to demarcate where my personal life leaves off during this period.”
Bruce Perrault, Jay Johnson, Ernie Bornheimer, 1980
Charles Shields, DT, Mark Di Carlo, Martha Loy, 1980