The British Seen

This gallery of images is from a documentary project I produced about leisure time in Great Britain between 1973 and 1978.

Above the Wall, Epson, England
Above the Wall, Epson, England
Sunday Newspaper, Blackpool, England
Sunday Newspaper, Blackpool, England
The Winner, Malvern Wells, England
The Winner, Malvern Wells, England
The Loser, Malvern Wells, England
The Loser, Malvern Wells, England
Arcade Couple, Blackpool, England
Arcade Couple, Blackpool, England
Young Farmer's Rally, Usk, Wales
Young Farmer's Rally, Usk, Wales
Observation Deck, Blackpool, England
Observation Deck, Blackpool, England
Horse, Windsor, England
Horse, Windsor, England
The Poser, Malvern Wells, England
The Poser, Malvern Wells, England
Fancy Dress Party, Newport, Wales
Fancy Dress Party, Newport, Wales
Horn Dancer, Little Dean, England
Horn Dancer, Little Dean, England
Seaside, Blackpool, England
Seaside, Blackpool, England
Grand Stand, Epson, England
Grand Stand, Epson, England
Flower Show, Chelsea, England
Flower Show, Chelsea, England
Final Stretch, Epson, England
Final Stretch, Epson, England
Family Lunch, Windsor, England
Family Lunch, Windsor, England
Car Jam, Ascot, England
Car Jam, Ascot, England
Brass Band, Trelleck, Wales
Brass Band, Trelleck, Wales
Regatta, Monmouth, Wales
Regatta, Monmouth, Wales
A Better View, Badminton, England
A Better View, Badminton, England
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All images © David Olds, 2016

Praise for The British Seen

“These images are remarkable for their visual organization, social insight, gently satiric humor and genuine warmth. Olds’ framing and timing emphasize a spontaneous moment that almost seems choreographed.”

 - Black & White Magazine, 2016