paris: 100 photos for freedom of press

© martin parr - ascot, england [from the luxury series - 1995-2009]

the camera never lies and that's absolutely the case when martin parr gets behind one. the master's pictures mirror contemporary culture [read: human behaviour] in a way that may not always be flattering, but always is spot on and highly entertaining. celebrating the 20th anniversary of reporters sans frontières' photo archive, galerie photo fnac stages 100 photos pour la liberté de la presse, an exhibition featuring a selection of parr's excellent work, and opens on thu - may 3. a special anniversary photo book with parr's photos has been made and will be sold at the galerie. location: les halles, 1-7 rue pierre lescot, level -1 [étienne marcel].

© martin parr - england. new brighton. [from the last resort series - 1983-1985]