Topic: Britain

RAF Aircraftman Jason Hopkins at the War & Peace Revival in Folkestone, England on July 20, 2013.
In Progress

For England’s WWII Reenactors, Authenticity Is the Message

Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman spent the last year photographing British war reenactors paying tribute to history and the lasting legacy of World War II.

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Llandudno Pier, North Wales, March 2011
Photo Essay

The Victorian Pleasure Piers of a British Summer

The unusually pleasant British summer is drawing to a close: beaches are emptying, ice-cream parlors are shutting up shop and the pleasure arcades are subsiding into an eerie, post-vacation silence. One thing, however, remains — and that is the pleasure pier. Simon Roberts’ latest book, Pierdom, chronicles these remaining vestiges of an era gone by.

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David Moore
Out There

‘Pictures from the Real World': Derby, England in 1988

Twenty-five years since David Moore’s first color photographs were published, ‘Pictures from the Real World’ is being reissued as a book, and continues to challenge assumptions about the great British “documentary tradition.”

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Jon Tonks—Reportage by Getty Images
Out There

Forgotten Spaces: Jon Tonks’ Search for Empire

British Photographer Jon Tonks has traveled more than 50,000 miles, requiring more than 20 flights and three-plus weeks at sea, to document the last vestiges of the British Empire.

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Martin Parr—Magnum
Photo Essay

Photographs of the ‘Great British Public’ in London

What does it mean to be British in 2012? That’s a question the London Festival of Photography has tried to answer with its headline show, “The Great British Public.”

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Courtesy Doug Rickard—Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
Out There

Art and the Outside World: MoMA’s ‘New Photography’

A new exhibition examines prominent, emerging work by six artists in contemporary photography.

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Christof Plümacher
Out There

Ground Control: Christof Plüemacher’s Europe

It was a game of lawn bowling in a British park that started fine art photographer Christof Plüemacher on his quest to capture stereotypes across Europe.

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