The Documentary Photography Special II

Mapping the spread of skateboarding across the world
Skate

Mapping the spread of skateboarding across the world

A truly global phenomenon — Language barriers don't matter when you can speak skate, as nomadic photographer Jonathan Mehring discovered.

Written by: Jonathan Mehring

The photographer peeling apart a disillusioned America
Culture

The photographer peeling apart a disillusioned America

This is self-discovery — Photographer Matt Eich unpacks the complex heart of his homeland to envision what his children's future will look like.

Written by: Matt Eich

Photographer and subject: Who gains more?
Photography

Photographer and subject: Who gains more?

Reflections on the ethics of artist vs. muse — When Jason Andrew exposed human trafficking in football, he found himself questioning his own role in the documentary game.

Written by: Jason Andrew

The photographer documenting exclusive UK music subcultures since the 90s
Photography

The photographer documenting exclusive UK music subcultures since the 90s

Part of a scene — A natural affinity for music and clobber gave northern soul boy Ewen Spencer access to the most exclusive of British subcultures.

Written by: Ewen Spencer

The high-school teacher who immortalised 1970s youth
Photography

The high-school teacher who immortalised 1970s youth

The story of a photography icon — In a bid to close the 1970s generation gap, high school teacher Joseph Szabo found a way to stay forever young.

Written by: Jospeh Szabo

The young adventurers who are revolutionising travel photography
Photography

The young adventurers who are revolutionising travel photography

The Wanderlust Crew — A new generation of young adventurers are revolutionising our idea of travel photography by putting themselves, not 'The Other', at the centre of the story.

Written by: Tetsuhiko Endo

What it's like to live on the fringes of British society
Photography

What it's like to live on the fringes of British society

Small Town Intertia — J.A. Mortram’s longform documentary project, produced over eight years and still ongoing, captures the lives of Britain's marginalised people.

Written by: J.A. Mortram

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