Radcliffe Roye

16.01.2012 in23:43 in Documentary -->


Radcliffe Roye, 1969, Jamaica, is a Brooklyn based and self taught photographer. He is inspired by the gritty lives of grass-roots people, especially those of his homeland of Jamaica. Roye first persued a career as a journalist but soon got into photojournalism. He worked as a stringer for the Associated Press. Now Radcliffe focuses on documentary photography. He works for numerous magazines and non-profit organizations. The following images come from the series My American Sojourn: A Southern Journey, J’ouvert: At the Devil’s Playground and Farmers: A Dying Breed.