British photographer Simon Roberts, 1974, uses a 4x5 inch large format camera. Recently he was chosen to document the British elections. In 2009 his monograph We English was released. Photographs of the people of Britain at leisure. Themes of belonging, memory and identity play an important role in his work. This was also visible in his earlier monograph Motherland, about contemporary Russia. In Russia he also made a series called Polyarnye Nochi, pictures taken in the dusk of Northern Russia.