Photography inspiration

/ By Jacqui Ma

I have been increasingly inspired by photography recently, especially photos which capture real life scenes. Scenes that we might all find familiar and thats what makes them so appealing. Here are some of my favourite photography instagram accounts of this type, i hope you might find inspiration in them too.

 

Martin Parr Studio
Martin Parr was born in 1952. He is a British documentary photographer, photojournalist and photobook collector. He is known for his photographic projects that take an intimate, satirical and anthropological look at aspects of modern life, in particular documenting the social classes of England, and more broadly the wealth of the Western world.
Martin Parr studio instagram

Rio Cinema Archive

Max Leonard has done a kickstarter to create a book which captures the life of east london in the 80s. Its available for pre order here. The accompanying Instagram account is so addictive especially if you have lived in east london and can recognise some of the iconic locations shown in the feed. 

Rio Cinema Archive instagram

Modernist Estates

 

This instagram account shows various real estate locations around mainly London and the UK that fit into the modernist style. The site is accompanied by a website where you can purchase books on walking tours of London boroughs and the modernist estates within them. This site has been really inspiring in digging deeper into the environment that surrounds us. Often, these places become invisible when you have lived in an area for a long time.
Modernist estates
Donato Di Camillo
Donato di Camillo is an Italian, new york based photographer who got into photography whilst he was in prison. Now since his release he has worked on some interesting projects including "Covid-19, life and death on the streets" which documents the grim reality of the virus on the streets of NY. 
donato di camilo
Wes Anderson Planet
Wes Anderson  is an American filmmaker. His films are known for their eccentricity and distinctive visual and narrative styles. Three of his films—The Royal TenenbaumsMoonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel—appeared in BBC's 2016 poll of the greatest films since 2000. There are many fan instagram accounts such as "accidentally wes anderson" where fans submit images of real life places that have that cinematic Wes Anderson style. I'm a big fan. 
Wes anderson planet


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