Wednesday 21 September 2011
Friend of In-public Paul Baldesare has released a book of his inspirational set of underground pictures entitled “Down the Tube”
Paul says; “The pictures in Down the Tube were taken nearly twenty five years ago, over a three year period. Its interesting to look back now and see the social and cultural changes that have taken place since the late 1980’s. The Underground hasn’t changed that much it is still one of the most familiar aspects of traveling in and around London but to take a similar set of pictures today would I believe be a great deal more challenging with the increased awareness of the camera and the flood of tourists and visitors creating a much busier network”.
You can buy a copy here
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
Much of the work in this project exhibits the mundane nature of life: brief moments that, in our increasingly hurried society, we have little chance to observe, acknowledge and appreciate. Ultimately, it is about the subtleties behind our everyday…