Pete Brook's Prison Photography is hardly the same ol', same ol' when it comes to your average, everyday photo blog. And most likely it's not a niche the photo art world will be beating a path to, but one by which its very nature demands particular interest, curiosity and attention.
At a time when the photo world seeks to round up their wagons into ever tighter (and more monied) circles, it's good to see someone headed in the other direction and seeking to broaden the base into areas not served by the usual hype and flavor du jour.
Not your particular cup o' tea? Well, you never know what you may miss- including Christiane Feser's beautiful and intriguing essay on German prison environs beyond the prison cells.