My environmental portraits of young individuals dressed in school uniforms seek to create a complex body of work and provoke questions concerning identity, education, and class system. Each image exists as a single portrait within a series, a community of photographs. The subjects, dressed in traditional uniform attire, gaze in acknowledgment of the audience. Each young student stands within his or her domestic space, yet, there exists an awkwardness in the way each presents himself or herself.
— Sarah-Marie Land
A dad is not something you become in the course of one day—these portraits of father and child highlight the bond that is uniquely built through time spent together, thus arguing for the benefits of taking time off work for family.
that are rarely represented in the mainstream media.
1st place Series, LensCulture Street Photography Awards:
Photographer Martin Roemers set out to document more than 20 of today’s mega-cities. His large-format, long-exposure photographs are jam-packed with detail, and reveal bustling, chaotic, crowded scenes of everyday life in the 21st century.