In My Room

Saul Leiter was trained as a painter and overtime began to use his painterly eye to create some beautifully abstract new York street photos which are among the finest of the genre. He also created some stunning images of artist models in his apartment and studio, very much int he style of 19th century French …

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 …