We don't often see photographs of funerals. I guess most people are there to grieve and likely are not in the frame of mind to take photographs. This is unfortunate as there is perhaps no greater moments of human grief and sadness. Death is a part of the human condition. This in itself is enough to warrant it being recorded in our visual history. England-based documentary photographer Shaun Connell has spent some time photographing funerals; I invited him to share those images, along with some of his thoughts, with us here on the blog.
A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot,