Prison Photography on the Road – Stories Behind The Photos by Pete Brook

Photo by Victor Blue

Photo by Jan Sturmann

Photos from Pete Brook’s successful Kickstarter campaign – ‘Prison Photography’ on the Road: Stories Behind the Photos.  The campaign finished yesterday exceeding its $7,500 goal to finish with $11,215.00

Since 2008, Pete Brook has written ‘Prison Photography’ analyzing the visual culture of prisons and issues of social justice as they relate to photography and photojournalism. In 2011, ‘Prison Photography’ won a LIFE.com Best Photoblog Award by and listed by The British Journal of Photography among it’s Ten Recommended Photoblogs. He is lead blogger for Raw File, Wired.com’s photography blog.  For more on Pete, please visit his site here.

 

Below is his Kickstarter campaign video where he explains the ‘Prison Photography’ on the Road: Stories Behind the Photos project…
Photos from the Prison Photography’ on the Road: Stories Behind the Photos (permission from Pete Brook)
Photo by Jenn Ackerman

 

Photo by Bruce Jackson

 

 

Photo by Adam Amengual

 

 

Photo by Richard Ross

 

Photo by Steve Davis

 

Photo by Steve Davis

 

Photo by Steve Davis

 

Photo by Jamel Shabazz

Photo by Frank McMains

Photo by Tim Gruber

Photo by Ara Oshagan

Photo by Sean Kernan

Photo by Danny Lyon

Photo by Adam Shemper

Photo by Sye Williams

Photo by Lori Waselchuk