Oct 30, 2019

A Small Voice, Conversations with Photographers


Ben Smith’s podcast NOW LIVE: #116 Daniel Meadows

Running time 1 hr, 31 min, 16 sec.

“I spent a lot of my life wishing that I’d taken pictures like Cartier-Bresson or Diane Arbus or Bill Brandt. And it took me a long while to learn that I’d actually taken pictures like Daniel Meadows.”

Apr 28, 2022

The Guardian today.
A steeplejack takes a break in midair - Daniel Meadows' best photograph

Apr 21, 2022

It's Daniel Meadows week at Café Royal Books! A new title, a new reprint, and a new bundle… all available now.

Apr 11, 2022

Daniel Meadows interview now on YouTube.

Jan 16, 2022

The most comprehensive exhibition yet assembled of 'British documentary photography since the 1960s'. Opens at the Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany.
20 Feb 2022. 

Oct 30, 2019

Ben Smith’s podcast NOW LIVE: #116 Daniel Meadows

Aug 13, 2018

Boot-boys are 'Big Picture' in the Observer.

Polyfoto
r/t: 2 min, 23 sec.

In the UK when we ask: "Where are you from?" we want to know a lot more than just your place of birth.

This story is about the England I come from.

<< Agee and Evans >>
Inspirations: 1 of 10

James Agee and Walker Evans. Book. 1941. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Sent in 1936 to produce a magazine article on the poverty of white sharecroppers in Alabama, Agee and photographer Evans stretched out the assignment and made a book instead. Agee didn't have a rule book to tell him what precisely to document. So he precisely documented everything: from the depth of dust in a drawer to his passionate feelings for one of his subjects. Here he observes a family preparing to be photographed by Evans: "...looking into your eyes and seeing thus, how each of you is a creature which has never in all time existed before and which shall never in all time exist again and which is not like any other and which has the grand stature and natural warmth of every other..."