Seydou Keita

Malian photographer Seydou Keita took these pictures in the 1950’s. They feature middle-class citizens of Mali and show a beautiful eye for composition

The Dying of the Light

For me the photography book of the year is Paddy Summerfield’s ‘Mother and Father’, a work of such simplicity and poignancy that it can move a hard man to tears. The subject is the photographer’s elderly parents and their battle with Alzheimer’s The images are furtively captured from behind windows and bushes and feature the …