Book - 100 Photos of Martin Parr for Press Freedom - Reporters Without Borders
- Tourism Inc -
Tourism is the biggest industry in the world, only oil comes anywhere close and a lot of that is used in the tourist industry anyway. This folio of images shows the tourist (ie you and me) doing what we do when we arrive at the beach or at another global honeypot. We queue up, we sun ourselves and spend cash on often quite useless souvenirs. We then take photos of ourselves in front of the visited sight. This proves we have been there and are part of the world as we know it. Visiting sites is a modern form of pilgrimage and the resulting photos the ultimate prize.
We all have an...