Roger Tiley IN CONVERSATION WITH Glenn Edwards.
Ystradgynlais, January 2016

Roger Tiley YN SGWRSIO GYDAG Glenn Edwards.
Ystradgynlais, Ionawr 2016

Analogue tools of the trade.

Roger Tiley in his studio in Ystradgynlais

Documentary photographer and film maker Roger Tiley has lived in the South Wales valleys all of his life. Having studied photography under Magnum photographer David Hurn at Newport, he has worked on numerous commissions for national newspapers and magazines including work published in the Times, Sunday Times, Observer and Guardian newspapers respectively.

We asked Glenn Edwards, a long-time friend, photojournalist and Director of The Eye International Photography Festival to have this Ffoton conversation with Roger.

Listen to Part 1 of our conversation with Roger here >


Y mae'r ffotograffydd a'r gwneuthurwr ffilm Roger Tiley wedi byw yng Nghymru ar hyd ei oes. Wedi astudio ffotograffiaeth o dan ofalaeth David Hurn y ffotograffydd Magnum yng Nghasnewydd fe weithiodd ar nifer o gomisiynau i bapurau newydd a chylchgronau. Cyhoeddwyd ei waith yn y Times, SundayTimes, Observer a'r Guardian.

Fe ofynnodd ffoton i Glenn Edwards ffrind mynwesol sy'n newyddiadurwr ffotograffig ac yn gyfarwyddwr gŵyl ryngwladol The Eye i sgwrsio a Roger.

See below for a small selection of Roger's work, reproduced here on Ffoton with kind permission of the photographer.

Yma ar Ffoton trwy garedigrwydd y ffotograffydd fe welwch gasgliad bychan o'i waith isod.

Ffoton Talks - Roger Tiley
Welsh Documentary photographer Roger Tiley speaking at the first of three Ffoton Talks held in Cardiff over April - June 2016 as part of the Ffoton Wales #urbanwales open participatory photography initiative on Instagram and Flickr. Our thanks again to Glenn Edwards for interviewing Roger.

Roger is an accomplished photographer - well known for his intimate coverage of the mining communities and Miners Strikes during the 1980's in South Wales. He studied under Magnum Photographer David Hurn on the original Newport Documentary course and has continued to exhibit his work in the UK and Internationally as well as publish books on his work.

Recorded at The little Man Coffee Co. in Cardiff 21 April 2016.
(Please excuse the audio fizzes and pops - we had a faulty audio cable on one microphone!)

View more of Roger's work on his website www.rogertiley.com
Follow him on Twitter @RogerTileyphoto

Gallery images © Roger Tiley. Used with permission of the photographer. Podcast images © Brian Carroll

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