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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

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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

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British sense of humour

I had the pleasure to stay for a few days in London recently. While spending some time with my Londoner family, their typical sense of humour reminded of Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr’s “Only in England” exhibition. 126 more words

Reinvention

Part One | Project 2 - Street Photography

I’ve always had slight reservations about street photography, mainly because I would always want to use a decent camera, so would need to take my Nikon D800 out with me, but then that stands out like a sore thumb, making subtle shooting difficult and as a single female, it makes me feel a bit nervous about getting my kit nicked!   581 more words

Context And Narrative

In the Frame: Tony Ray Jones

As you wouldn’t guess from the picture above, we’re currently in Madagascar. But although I’m taking quite a few photos, I haven’t got my laptop, so for the moment they’re staying in the camera. 190 more words

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