Thursday, 19 August 2010

My Debut Book now on sale at Waterstones - Ipswich

On The Road: London to Lands End is Sam Mellish debut photography book. The work is an exploration of livelihoods imbued on the edge of society, a rich and raw glance where moments of solitude and swiftness pass each day. Celebrating the uncelebrated, boycotting the mainstream, the work embraces a timeless yet challenged trade. Floating between the observational and the voyeuristic, documenting the mundane, the eccentric and a unique and much loved Britishness, the work challenges the icons of the highway and brings home a real taste of Roadside Britain.

The project originated during the summer of 2008, documenting the services along the once ‘Great South West Road’ the A30, a route steeped in history stretching from South West London to Lands End peninsula, the work also contains observations from the A303.

On The Road: London To Lands End
Published on 19th June 2010
ISBN: 978-0-9566928-0-1

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