Magnum photographer Martin Parr is best known for capturing the quirks of British life with his trademark humor and wit. So he might be the last person you’d expect to shoot the Republican National Convention! But his outsider status gives him a unique perspective to document the American political process and the people that power it. Hit the jump to see the pics!
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The first ever Magnum Contact Sheets Print Sale to benefit the Red Cross features work from 13 of the agency’s most iconic photographers. 16×20″ giclée prints of each contact sheet are stamped with artist copyright the back and for a limited time are being sold for half off. Hit the jump for more info!
If I had $600 I’d blow it all on prints! Here’s a list of my six favorite images from the Magnum square print sale where signed archival prints by Magnum photographers are only $100. There were so many great shots it was tough to get it down to 6! Hit the jump to see my picks.
Legendary Magnum photographer Martin Parr took a break from documenting the curious habits of humans at play to talk with The Photography Show at NEC in Birmingham. His charming outlook is infectious and he talks about everything from the need for more bad photographs to propaganda and shooting with a telephoto lens. Hit the jump for the video!
Mangnum photographer Martin Parr is internationally recognized as a brilliant satirist of contemporary life and his work often rides the line between objectivity and voyeurism. The social classes of England are front and center in his work so the opportunity to photograph the annual Voewood Festival was a perfect match. Hit the jump for more.