Ian MacDonald

I just spend an enjoyable half-an-hour watching ‘Shooting Time’ a 2007 film about the work of Ian MacDonald. MacDonald photographed the industry and people of his native Middlesborough working in 4 x 5.  He has published a number of books and his work has been exhibited in The Photographers’ Gallery amongst other places.  Decaying industry has long been a particular interest of mine and Ian’s monochrome prints certainly hit the nail on the head in capturing decades of dramatic change in the north east