PICTURE THIS

PICTURE THIS

AN ENGLISH SUMMER 

by Chanel Irvine (Hoxton Mini Press £30, 112pp) 

AN ENGLISH SUMMER by Chanel Irvine (Hoxton Mini Press £30, 112pp). When South African-Australian photographer Chanel Irvine moved to London, she was struck by our enthusiasm for what she considered, a pretty underwhelming summer

In the midst of this heatwave, it’s hard to imagine a classic English July with its bouts of rain, cloud and occasional sunshine. When South African-Australian photographer Chanel Irvine moved to London, she was struck by our enthusiasm for what she considered, a pretty underwhelming summer. So she travelled the country documenting quintessentially British summertime rituals, such as stripping off in the park at the first sight of sunshine, happily swimming in freezing waves and determined picnics whatever the weather.


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