Spring 2018

John Bulmer

John Bulmer (b.1938), a photo-journalist and filmmaker, is recognised for his pioneering colour photography in the 1960s. Bulmer grew up in Herefordshire and developed a teenage love of photography…

Top: December 1961. Photograph: John Bulmer. This empathetic portrait of union leader George Woodcock’s hirsute head is perfectly cropped and positioned. The subject’s concentration, and the reason for his focus, is revealed in the small questioning headline. Wolsey brings together text, images and design with dramatic effect.

Anne Braybon, art director, curator and photo historian, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 96 vol. 24, 2018


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