satirical Cornish still life shot including cream tea and pasty on top of a body board on the beach at crantock by freelance photographer melissa carne
rhyming poem about fishermen where the typography is written on two circles by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
2 orange buoys in a fishing net next to 2 fishermen in overalls walking in Mevagissey in Cornwall by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
macro photo of the bottom of a rusty boat in Mevagissey harbour in Cornwall by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
rhyming poem about a fisherman where the typography is written on two vertical lines by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
A green hoist in Mevagissey harbour next to a fisherman tying knots on the back of his boat by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
A ladder and its reflection going into the sea at Mevagissey harbour in Cornwall by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
macro photography of blue fishing rope tied together at Mevagissey harbour in Cornwall by freelance photographer in cornwall
A rhyming poem about a fishmonger arched typographically on the page by freelance photographer melissa carne in cornwall
fishmonger chopping up fish at Pengelly's in Looe in Cornwall by freelance photographer in cornwall
dirty row boat in Mevagissey harbour in Cornwall by freelance photographer in cornwall
rhyming poem about a shopkeeper who owns Looe gift shop in Cornwall typographically zig zag shaped by cornish freelance photographer
russian dolls on a stand that are found inside looe gift shop in looe in cornwall by freelance photographer in cornwall
ferry to west looe sign next to river in the fishing town of looe in cornwall by freelance photographer melissa carne
rhyming poem about an elderly lady in a vintage shop where the typography bursts out from the centre by cornish freelance photographer melissa carne
old lady's ornaments in a display cabinet and an old lady in a vintage shop in hayle in cornwall by freelance photographer melissa carne
elderly couple inside a vintage shop in hayle in cornwall by freelance photographer melissa carne
The Cornish of Cornwall
The Cornish of Cornwall is all about show casing the overlooked and the eccentricities of Cornwall by documenting the people and their places. It is not meant to be a picture perfect postcard but, shows what is at the heart of Cornwall, the people. It is for an audience who want to get a real perspective of what it is like to live in this beautiful county and to show it from a Cornish perspective. 
The Cornish of Cornwall was inspired by satirical documentary photographer, Martin Parr particularly his work on Only Human. Tim Walker's The Granny Alphabet which I was particularly enjoyed a side by side image of a lovely lady in a yellow jumper places next to a jar of lemon curd. The reflection of the colour and by placing these two images side by side helped to tell a joyful narrative alongside the poetic verses that appeared on the page previously. The cover was inspired by the artist Dave Pollot for his satirical modern day still life paintings.

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