Photo book explores the whimsical world of tiny people, pickles and beer cans

Steve Rolfe - Small World
(Image credit: Steve Rolfe - Small World)

Steve Rolfe's debut photography book, Small World, is a witty, playful documentation of the things we so often miss; a lost tennis ball, an empty drinks can, or a humble drain can create the perfect staging for tiny photo shoots. 

Looking at the world from a different angle and paying attention to the small things has become a part of Rolfe's daily life. A trip to the supermarket or a walk in the park now provides endless possibilities for new photoshoots in Rolfe's ongoing series, 'The Little People'. While some of these photoshoots are complete coincidences, some shoots are carefully planned with the perfect location in mind – it's just finding it that can take a while.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.