This book is a celebration, a gracious vision. Booley’s South Africa shows ordinary people caught at a crossroads, entangled in a confused unity. He brings the beauty of humanity through all the difference of religion, culture, class and gender diversity. His character and style reveal an unbridled optimism, not to mention a casual touch of irony.
Photography offers a thousand and one ways of looking at our societies. According to the international scene, Calvin’s main talent is that his works bear witness to the great respect he has for the personal identity of everyone he captures in photographs.