London-based photographer Thom Atkinson fastidiously documents “people, objects and places,” according to his bio. His work “is characterised by a gentle and observational approach, a natural and honest quality, and a care for the craft of picture making.”
Atkinson’s “Missing Buildings” is a photo book documenting the titular subjects in London, all removed by the Blitz during World War II. Also on the subject of war, and brilliantly told through “everyday carry”-like photographs, is his “Inventory” series. This carefully documents everything the soldiers of a particular conflict, place and time had to carry with them. Some examples:
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Huscarl, Battle of Hastings, 1066, by Thom Atkinson
Mounted Knight, Siege of Jerusalem, 1244 by Thom Atkinson
Trained Band Caliverman, Tilbury, 1588 by Thom Atkinson
Continental Army Private, Battle of Brooklyn, 1776 by Thom Atkinson
Blackfoot Horse Raider, Montana, 1875 by Thom Atkinson
US Army Paratrooper, Operation Market Garden, 1944 by Thom Atkinson
Royal Marine Commando, Falklands Conflict, 1982 by Thom Atkinson
Close Support Sapper, Royal Engineers, Helmand Province, 2014 by Thom Atkinson
Atkinson has way more photos in this series, visible in their high-res glory, here.