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Martin Parr

Martin Parr

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Tony Ray-Jones in colour Image copyright Tony Ray Jones When considering the 1960s, there are certain photographers whose names leap out at us, the majority from the world of fashion, with the so-called holy trinity of David Bailey, Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy at the forefront. Yet away from the glamour of the fashion scene, a new breed of social photographers was emerging. And one of those was Tony Ray-Jones whose pictures helped define photography in the 1970s and beyond, despite his death from leukaemia aged 30 in 1972. From 21 September an exhibition of his work, Only in England, is on show at Media Space in London.

Site web Magnum Photos - Martin Parr Profile Martin Parr’s unmistakable eye for the quirks of ordinary life has made him a distinctive voice in visual culture for more than 30 years. Known for his use of garish colours and esoteric composition, he has studied cultural peculiarities around the world from Japan to America, Europe, and his home country of Britain. The themes of leisure, consumption and communication have occupied him for much of his career, all of which are explored with a penetrating irony.

100 WTF Photos From The Past Some funny and weird black and white photos from the past. Who is Lorna Simpson? – Who Are They? Let's look closer Let’s look at her artwork Five Day Forecast 1991 to find out more about how she uses words with photographs. Five framed photographs show a black woman dressed in a simple white dress (similar to the simple cotton clothes worn in the past by slaves). We don’t see the woman’s face so we don’t know anything about her.

Facebook Martin Parr Next week / 27 MAY Martin Parr will be joined by Magnum Photos' Stuart Franklin in the first MPF Photochat Live event 🤩 Full details and tickets - #StuartFranklin - the photographer behind the iconic ‘Tank Man’ image taken in Tiananmen Square, 1989 - will discuss his latest work documenting the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic in #London hospitals. Icônes de l’Histoire transfigurées Retour sur quelques images emblématiques du photojournalisme, érigées au statut de symbole de certains grands drames de l'Histoire. Avec le temps, la signification attachée aux personnes représentées a évolué. Réponse à “Il y avait aussi la petite fille brûlée par le napalm au Vietnam. L’Afghane aux yeux magnifiques.” À chaque catastrophe est associée une image qui lui servira d’étendard, de représentant sur la scène médiatique.

Sabelo Mlangeni — “For eight months, I followed these women - who I think of as the mothers of the city of Johannesburg. Some days I would even leave my camera at home and just clean with them. The work is about giving voice and strength to these mothers. In this way, the work is also for my own mother, whose voice is also threatened with erasure, by our Zulu culture and even our religion.” The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks – Social This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement.

BBC News - Audio slideshow: Thesiger's photographs 13 December 2010Last updated at 08:52 Sir Wilfred Thesiger took nearly 40,000 photographs during his eight decades of travels throughout Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Now, to mark 100 years since his birth, Oxford's Pitt Rivers Museum is displaying some of his most striking images. For BBC Radio 4, the BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner - who met Sir Wilfred several times - has been to the museum to see the photographs. Here - with the help of museum curator Christopher Morton and archive recordings of Sir Wilfred himself - he looks back at Thesiger's appreciation of desert communities and their ways of life. Continue reading the main story

3 sites pour trouver des photos gratuites et libres de droit Besoin d’une image gratuite pour vos projets personnels ou commerciaux ? Voici les trois meilleures adresses du web. Il existe sur les internets des centaines de sites proposant des images en téléchargement. Beaucoup sont payants, c’est vrai, mais on trouve tout de même quelques plateformes gratuites dans le lot. Le problème, c’est qu’elles ne sont pas toutes de qualité. Jeffrey A. Wolin Edward S. Curtis Gallery Photography - Peter Granser