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Martin Parr, an eye always on the lookout for the world


Contemplation has only one time in the most acid of British photographers, 70 years old, who still has the desire to do battle despite the illness which slows him down. Break time in Tenby, Wales.

I have an apartment in Tenby, Wales, which overlooks the sea. It's always fascinating to watch the sea. Not a day is alike.

There is a small island in the middle, so we look at it.

It's better than television!

Framing an image in your camera is completely different.

We must put ourselves in the logic of what we want to show.

I don't have any sailors in my family, nor any special relationship with the sea except that I've always loved it.

Of course, I've done a lot of seaside resort imagery, both in Britain and overseas.

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In summer, the beach in front of my window is full of people, deckchairs, snacks, a real photo of Martin Parr.

I took pictures from this window using a telephoto lens for the first time.

They are in my book

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