Discover a lost civilisation.
Gaze up at a towering cathedral.
Take a selfie in front of a kebab shop.
Ever had a holiday that wasn't what you hoped for?
What began as a chance visit to Barcelona Cathedral to escape the mid-August sun, led photographer Laurence Stephens to spend the next three summers traversing the cultural landscapes of Spain and Portugal. From stuffy museums to breathtaking skylines, with camera in hand, he went in search of the not-so-elusive bored tourist.
Laurence Stephens is a British documentary photographer. Inspired by colour photographers of the 1980s, his approach is anthropological, exploring aspects of modern life with a satirical eye.