Tuesday, 13 February 2007

Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark is a fantastic photographer. A very serious photojournalist, who has taken pictures of drug addicts, and the homeless.

Somewhat superficially, I love her pictures of circuses from around the world. She manages to capture the despondency and pathos behind the glitter, smiles, and sequins. It's the old tears of a clown cliche, but it looks so, so good. Have a dig around her site and fall on your knees in admiration.

Buy her book here,
Exposure Photographs

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