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An image borrowed, and something true.

I read once that the American comedian and film star Steve Martin likened his life to the moment when you sit on a chair, let it rock  back, and try to find that moment where a couple of inches one way will bring you back to safety, and a couple of inches the other will lead to an undignified heap on the floor. 409 more words

Assignment 2 - The final idea

It has taken a long time to get to grips with this assignment, and until now I have had no sensible ideas of what to photograph. 446 more words

Ray-Jones of Light

I don’t think that Tony Ray-Jones was a name known to me, but I’m pretty sure I’d seen a photo or two — I’m thinking couple having a picnic at the Glynebourne festival, surrounded by cows. 1,007 more words

1960s Art

Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr


A current exhibition in Canterbury at the Beaney Institute is Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr’s photographic exhibition of British life captured in the 1960’s. 849 more words

Research & Reflection

Only In England: Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr

Image: Beauty contestants, Southport, Merseyside 1967 by Tony Ray-Jones

Fascinated by eccentric English customs, documentary photographer Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s photographing what he saw as a disappearing way of life. 161 more words

Art & Culture

The Handwritten Word

The image and text come together in many different forms and so frequently that we usually view photographs in the context of accompanying text. Most commonly the text is external to the frame, a caption, title or a longer piece of writing but occasionally the most important text is internal, inside the frame, part of the subject. 1,851 more words

Research & Reflection

Monday Masters: Tony Ray Jones

Today we look into Tony Ray Jones photographic work.

I’ve heard about this English photographer before but never really had a chance to properly look at his work. 259 more words