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Raymond Moore : Photography

“The selection of particular images by an individual can be just as much a form of creative
communication as any other graphic medium, and to relate these images in a book or
exhibition can be a compelling revelation of a particular way of life.” Raymond Moore

Workington, 1976
Publication : Murmurs at Every Turn
1981

Workington, 1977
Publication : Every So Often
1984

Workington, 1977
Publication : Every So Often
1984

Ayr, 1979
Publication : Murmurs at Every Turn
1981

Cottage Window
Pembrokeshire, 1963
Publication : Murmurs at Every Turn
1981

“The strange, suggestive forms of rock and sand, the brooding presence of landscape and the almost surrealist interiors of old buildings are what provide me with visual equivalents to feeling, which I must have to justify a photograph. I am quite unable to explain why I choose particular objects in preference to others, it’s like asking a musician to explain or justify a series of notes. My concern anyway is often more with the shapes, tones and textures objects possess, rather than with any literary overtones they may contain. The message is a visual one.”

[Extract : In His Own Words... : Creative Camera Magazine, November 1968.]

Raymond Moore : Published Works

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2 Responses to “Raymond Moore : Photography”


  1. November 12, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    These images make me swoon. My absolute favourite English photographer.
    It is almost unforgiveable that he remains so little known in his own country.
    Thank you so much for posting these here.

  2. May 3, 2012 at 9:51 am

    A major artist/photographer, still for the most part unrecognised even in his native land. Wonderful photographs. Thank you.


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