If you were to invite John Gossage to photograph your neighborhood he could probably create an entire book’s worth of work within a few city blocks (or rural lanes). He is a photographer who could probably work anywhere more so than most in that the small details that he asks us to pay attention to […]
If one were to name a few photographers whose work is felt so heavily as an influence on the current generation of photographers going through various MFA programs then Stephen Shore would certainly be on the list. Check it out here.
INVASION IN THE UK / INVASION BOOK #3 160 PAGES 8 X 10,5 Inch – 21 X 27CM 2000 COPIES FRENCH / ENGLISH Check it out here.
By Luciano Noble II The first book by the world’s premier Polaroid portraiture photographer. IT IS FINISHED. Check it out here.
IN the heavy, noiseless air of desert country, an Aboriginal community is out hunting when the sound of a camera shutter cuts the air like a bullet from a gun. Heads turn, questions are asked and the — usually white — photographer is suddenly centre stage in an inquisition. The curtain of suspicion can hang […]
THE reminiscences of Hitler’s favourite photographer have been published in a new book. Heinrich Hoffmann made a small fortune from photographing the Führer, but his nest-egg was seized by the Allies and he died in poverty in 1957. Before his death, he gave a series of interviews to Joe Heydecker, a survivor of the Warsaw […]
Breaking News: A Stunning and Memorable Account of Reporting from Some of the Most Dangerous Places in the World, by Martin Fletcher. Martin Fletcher, the NBC News Bureau Chief in Tel Aviv with a penchant for posing on top of destroyed tanks, provides a great look back at his life covering conflict. War reporters face […]
The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization. By Nicholson Baker. sometimes it is the simple stark fact that makes you sit up straight for a moment, like this one from early in the book: “The Royal Air Force dropped more than 150 tons of bombs on India. It was 1925.” This, coming […]
I read about the Photography Book Now salon and symposium last night, and thought it was too good to be true. I mean, a contest celebrating self-published photo books? With the promise of MONEY? What What!? But look, they say it is true: “Join the modern photography book movement. Photographers can now produce books with […]
Looking through the new Aperture edition of Robert Adams perfect book The New West, I now realize that Adams, at the same time, was forming his critique of suburban sprawl within the communities and ideals of families like my own. Check it out here.
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My friend, Hillary Carlip, likes to collect other people’s discarded shopping lists. She likes them so much she created an art project based on the lists Check it out here.
Five years was about how long Lori Grinker thought it would take document the stories of former soldiers; she was only off by a decade. Afterwar: Veterans from a World in Conflict (de.MO), a 248-page collection of intimate color portraits and searing first-person accounts of postwar existence was published in March, 2005 — 15 years […]
There have been many books that follow in the tradition of the Düsseldorf School of typologies that I just find boring. In fact, I even have a hard time looking through an entire book of the Bechers themselves when it is entirely made up of one of their subjects. Like many other genres of photography, […]
Following sold out projects with Faile, Shepard Fairey, and Bast, we’re thrilled to launch today the latest in our series of “Wooster Special Editions.” Our fourth artist in the series is…. Space Invader. Check it out here.
A new book by Joachim Ladefoged, featuring 62 colour portraits and 16 black-and-white action shots from bodybuilding competitions in Scandinavia Check it out here.
When the news emerged this week that Margaret Seltzer had fabricated her gang memoir, “Love and Consequences,” under the pseudonym Margaret B. Jones, many in the publishing industry and beyond thought: Here we go again. The most immediate examples that came to mind were, of course, James Frey, the author of the best-selling “Million Little […]
In this charming and captivating volume, National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt discloses the secrets of a peripatetic life, revealing in often hilarious detail how she managed to juggle two children, bulky cases of camera equipment, and everything needed for a nurturing family life as she traveled to far-flung destinations around the world. Belt was […]
In “Love and Consequences,” a critically acclaimed memoir published last week, Margaret B. Jones wrote about her life as a half-white, half-Native American girl growing up in South-Central Los Angeles as a foster child among gang-bangers, running drugs for the Bloods.Margaret B. Jones is a pseudonym for Margaret Seltzer, who is all white and grew […]
It was meant to be merely a slightly expanded edition of an out-of-print classic of photojournalism, Paul Fusco’s RFK Funeral Train, first published in September 2000 by Umbrage Editions. Fusco, a photographer for Look magazine in the 1960s, had been assigned to ride the train carrying the body of Robert F. Kennedy from New York […]