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By Stephen Shore taken from Transparencies: Small Camera Works 1971-1979
Transparencies: Small Camera Works offers an alternative account of one of the most fabled episodes in photographic history: Stephen Shore’s luminous, Uncommon Places. Alongside his large-format camera, he also brought a 35mm Leica with him on his journey across the USA.
by Tom Wood taken fom All Zones Off Peak
Starting from the premise that he would photograph Liverpool and the people of Merseyside from the top of a bus, Wood spent over 15 years developing and refining his theme. The photographs are both visually stunning and dramatically revealing in their content. It is already recognised as one of the most impressive achievements of recent British photography.
By Akihito Yoshida taken from Une Double Absence
So, Une Double Absence tells the story of a young man, Daiki. Whose life was entirely dedicated to his grandmother, Yukimi. Fascinated and touched by this unique relationship, photographer Akihito Yoshida (Daiki’s cousin and grandson also of Yukimi) decides to document this story.
Taken by Bertien Van Manen from Archive
Since the 1970s, Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen has created intimate and poignant photographs of commonplace scenes. Produced during extended trips to Europe, America, China and also the former Soviet Union. So Van Manen has established herself as a unique voice in documentary photography, her visual language imbued with empathy and respect for the everyday lives of her subjects.
Taken by Robbie Lawrenece from Blackwater River
In November 2017, Robbie Lawrence, accompanied by writer Sala Patterson, travelled to the Low Country, the coastal region straddling Georgia and South Carolina near where the Ogeechee River meets the ocean with the aim of documenting the nuances of issues driving news cycles and political divisions through the lens of one place in America.
Taken by J A Mortram from Small Town Inertia
For over seven years, Jim has been photographing the lives of people in his community who, through physical and mental problems and also a failing social security system, face isolation and loneliness in their daily lives. His work covers difficult subjects such as disability, addiction and also self-harm. But is always with hope and dignity, focusing upon the strength and resilience of the people he photographs.
By Cristóbal Hara taken from Spanish Colour 1985 - 2020
“Perhaps the two main factors that allowed me to definitely cross over to colour, in 1985, were the realization that I could find guidance in the great tradition of Spanish painting, and the decision to have the entire image in focus; the latter forced me to use a shorter focal length (28mm) than I normally used and it made it necessary to widen the field of vision on which I was working.
By Jill Freedman taken from Street Cops
Jill Freedman was best known for her street and documentary photography, recalling the work of André Kertész, W. Eugene Smith, Dorothea Lange, and Cartier-Bresson. She published seven books: Old News: Resurrection City; Circus Days; Firehouse; Street Cops; A Time That Was: Irish Moments; Jill’s Dogs; and Ireland Ever. Jill Freedman lived and worked on the Upper West Side of New York Ci
By Paul Fusco taken from RFK Funeral Train
“The blow was monumental. Hope-on-the-rise had again been shattered and those in most need of hope crowded the tracks of Bobby’s last train stunned into disbelief and watched that hope trapped in a coffin pass and disappear from their lives,” reads a quote from Paul Fusco on the final page of his critically-acclaimed photo-book RFK Funeral Train.
By Alberto di Lenardo taken from An Attic Full of Trains
“The work of Alberto di Lenardo is a precious discovery” – The Guardian At the top of Carlotta di Lenardo grandparents’ house in Italy there is a room which houses the library. A hidden door amongst the bookshelves opens into a secret attic, a large room dominated by an enormous model railway, which her grandfather built and then added to throughout his life.
Taken from Preston Bus Station by Jamie Hawkesworth
While living in Preston in 2010, the striking Brutalist bus station caught Hawkesworth’s eye. Some some years later the station was under threat of demolition, the photographer moved back to Preston for a month and spent every single day photographing the endangered building.
Taken from The Parallel State by Guy Martin
This book is a multi layered project which began life as an examination of the Turkish soap opera and film industry. However, over the course of five years it evolved. As a result, it turned into a semi fictional study of truth, reality and lies in contemporary Turkey.
Taken from The Yellow River by Zhang Kechun
The Yellow River is a documentation of the effects of modernisation along the second largest river in China. This river runs through nine provinces and it has a great number of mythological significance attached to it Also, it’s said to be the origin of ancient Chinese civilisation.