By Tom Seymour
San Francisco photographers from the 1980s. James Ellroy’s raid of the LAPD archives. An Iranian photographer, a Magnum legend in the making. Each is featured, exclusively, in the new issue of British Journal of Photography, available to buy now.
BJP September 2015 is a documentary issue dedicated to shining a light on the photographers forgotten by their generation, unrecognised by their native culture, but creating acerbic, politically-charged and revealing documentary photography works.
We’ve featured these photographers for the fact that photographic canons, the pantheons of accepted greats, can feel pretty permanent while they last.
But the celebrated photographer of today …read more