Category: Books

  • Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb – LENSCRATCH

    Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb – LENSCRATCHWaves (Radius Books 2022) by creative partners Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb includes photographs and text that navigate the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. These photographs were captured by Alex and Rebecca in Cape Cod, Massachusetts from March 2020 through May 2021. Alex captured photographs of […]

  • 8 Photobooks Aperture’s Editors Are Reading This Summer

    8 Photobooks Aperture’s Editors Are Reading This SummerFrom a new volume on Dayanita Singh’s expansive practice to Trent Parke’s journey across north Indian countryside—we asked our editors what photobooks they’re diving into this summer.via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/8-summer-reads-from-apertures-editors/From a new volume on Dayanita Singh’s expansive practice to Trent Parke’s journey across north Indian countryside—we asked our editors […]

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Another Life: Jim Goldberg & Iryna Tsilyk’s Publication for Ukraine

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Another Life: Jim Goldberg & Iryna Tsilyk’s Publication for UkraineIn 2005 Jim Goldberg traveled to Ukraine as part of a project which explored migration, at the start of the new millennium. For Another Life a new fun…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/another-life-jim-goldberg-iryna-tsilyk-s-publication-for-ukraine/In 2005 Jim Goldberg traveled to Ukraine as part of a project which explored migration, […]

  • Publisher’s Spotlight: Café Royal Books – LENSCRATCH

    Publisher’s Spotlight: Café Royal Books – LENSCRATCHThese past months have been all about books on Lenscratch. In order to understand the contemporary photo book landscape, we are interviewing and celebrating significant photography book publishers, large and small, who are elevating photographs on the page through design and unique presentation. We are so grateful for the […]

  • Think Like a Street Photographer – Photographs and text by Matt Stuart | LensCulture

    Think Like a Street Photographer – Photographs and text by Matt Stuart | LensCultureThis new book by award-winning street photographer Matt Stuart is filled with insights and advice garnered over decades of making stunning street photographs on a daily basisvia LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/matt-stuart-think-like-a-street-photographerThis new book by award-winning street photographer Matt Stuart is filled with insights and […]

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Larry Towell’s Friendship with the Old Colony Mennonites

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Larry Towell’s Friendship with the Old Colony Mennonites“In 1989, I discovered them in my own back yard, land-hungry and dirt poor. They came looking for work in the vegetable fields and fruit orchards of L…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/larry-towell-s-friendship-with-the-old-colony-mennonites/Larry Towell photographed the Old Colony Mennonites in rural Ontario and Mexico between 1990 and 1999. The […]

  • Stop Tanks with Books – Photographs by Mark Neville | Book review by Joanna L. Cresswell | LensCulture

    Stop Tanks with Books – Photographs by Mark Neville | Book review by Joanna L. Cresswell | LensCultureCreated with a mission in mind, Mark Neville’s new photobook threads his portraits made in Ukraine with research and short stories as a desperate rallying call to actionvia LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/mark-neville-stop-tanks-with-booksCreated with a mission in mind, Mark Neville’s new […]

  • From One War To the Next – photos by Oleksandr Glyadyelov — Blind Magazine

    From One War To the Next – photos by Oleksandr Glyadyelov — Blind MagazineIn War (2014-2022) published by 89 books, photographer Oleksandr Glyadyelov covers eight years of war in Ukraine.via Blind Magazine: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/from-one-war-to-the-next-photos-by-oleksandr-glyadyelov/In War (2014-2022) published by 89 books, photographer Oleksandr Glyadyelov covers eight years of war in Ukraine.

  • Ten Years with the FARC — Blind Magazine

    Ten Years with the FARC — Blind MagazineThe Colombian photographer Federico Rios Escobar spent a decade in the Colombian jungle with the FARC.via Blind Magazine: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/ten-years-with-the-farc/In his book Verde, published by Raya Editorial, Federico Rios Escobar chronologically lays out his images from his life in the jungle: “I have lost track of the number of […]

  • The Craft of Photography | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Craft of Photographyvia Conscientious Photography Magazine: https://cphmag.com/the-craft-of-photography/In my own teaching, I often describe photographs as gifts: they are given to you if you’re able to spot and then take them. This book is a gift. If this (or any other) article spotted it, all that’s left for you is to take it.

  • A Photographer’s Unflinching Portrait of America in Crisis

    A Photographer’s Unflinching Portrait of America in CrisisPhilip Montgomery shares the stories behind nine images in his new photobook “American Mirror.”via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/philip-montgomery-unflinching-portrait-of-america-in-crisis/As Patrick Radden Keefe writes in American Mirror, “Montgomery’s photographs capture the reality of Americans in crisis, in all our flawed, tragic, ridiculous glory.” Here, we look at the stories behind nine of […]

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – The Golden City: Mimi Plumb’s Portrait of a Changing San Francisco

    Juxtapoz Magazine – The Golden City: Mimi Plumb’s Portrait of a Changing San FranciscoMimi Plumb used to live on the edges of the city where the rents were cheap. Nearby, on the summit of the hill, were folded layers of radiolarian cher…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/the-golden-city-mimi-plumb-s-portrait-of-a-changing-san-francisco/Plumb’s life was marked by nights out dancing at the Crystal Pistol in […]

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Tamara Reynolds: The Drake

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Tamara Reynolds: The DrakeEvery city has a shadow. Every town has a Drake. For four years Tamara Reynolds immersed herself in the lives of the people existing just above surviv…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/tamara-reynolds-the-drake/Every city has a shadow. Every town has a Drake. For four years Tamara Reynolds immersed herself in the lives of the […]

  • Rian Dundon and the Lost and Found Story of his Book Changsha — Blind Magazine

    Rian Dundon and the Lost and Found Story of his Book Changsha — Blind MagazineOver six years, photographer Rian Dundon photographed life in the city of Changsha in central China. But upon the publishing of the resulting book in 2012, the publisher folded, leaving the fate of the undistributed books unknown for most of the […]

  • Alex Harris: Our Strange New Land – LENSCRATCH

    Alex Harris: Our Strange New Land – LENSCRATCHAlex Harris’ new book, Our Strange New Land (co-edited with Margaret Sartor), looks to reframe the question “How do you tell the story of the American South?” Based in Durham, North Carolina, Harris knows it’s a region with a complicated history; a legacy marred by hatefulness and prejudice. […]

  • Top 10 (+1) Photobooks of 2021 | 1000 Words

    1000 Words | Top 10 Photobooks of 2021As the year draws to a close, an annual tribute to some of the exceptional photobook releases from 2021 – selected by Editor in Chief, Tim Clark, with words from Assistant Editor, Alex Merola.via 1000 Words: https://www.1000wordsmag.com/top-10-2021/As the year draws to a close, an annual tribute to some […]

  • Top 10 (+1) Photobooks of 2021 | 1000 Words

    1000 Words | Top 10 Photobooks of 2021As the year draws to a close, an annual tribute to some of the exceptional photobook releases from 2021 – selected by Editor in Chief, Tim Clark, with words from Assistant Editor, Alex Merola.via 1000 Words: https://www.1000wordsmag.com/top-10-2021/As the year draws to a close, an annual tribute to some […]

  • Publisher’s Spotlight: Kehrer Verlag – LENSCRATCH

    Publisher’s Spotlight: Kehrer Verlag – LENSCRATCHThis month is all about books on Lenscratch. In order to understand the contemporary photo book landscape, we are interviewing and celebrating significant photography book publishers, large and small, who are elevating photographs on the page through design and unique presentation. We are so grateful for the time and energies […]

  • Has America Been Pushed Beyond Repair? | Blind

    Has America been pushed Beyond Repair?Photographer Ken Light spent ten years crisscrossing America for his latest book, Course of the Empire. He came of age in the 1960s and believed in America. But after a decade photographing the country, the state of America and the stories of those he met make him wonder if it […]

  • ‘Vivian Maier Developed,’ an Intimate Biography of a Very Private Photographer – The New York Times

    ‘Vivian Maier Developed,’ an Intimate Biography of a Very Private PhotographerAnn Marks’s biography is a fascinating overview of the “photographer nanny” whose work has kept critics, lawyers and scholars busy since it was discovered after her death in 2009.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/15/books/review-vivian-maier-developed-ann-marks.htmlIf a picture were still worth a thousand words, we’d know more than enough by now […]