Category: Books

  • 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 | LensCulture

    Stop Tanks with Books – Photographs by Mark Neville | Book review by Joanna L. Cresswell | LensCulture Created 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 action via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/mark-neville-stop-tanks-with-books Created with a mission in mind,…

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

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

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

    Ten Years with the FARC — Blind Magazine The 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 Craft of Photography | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Craft of Photography | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    The Craft of Photography via 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 Crisis

    A Photographer’s Unflinching Portrait of America in Crisis Philip 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…

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

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

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Tamara Reynolds: The Drake

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    Juxtapoz Magazine – 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 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…

  • 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 Magazine

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

  • Alex Harris: Our Strange New Land – LENSCRATCH

    Alex Harris: Our Strange New Land – LENSCRATCH

    Alex Harris: Our Strange New Land – LENSCRATCH Alex 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 via LENSCRATCH: http://lenscratch.com/2022/01/alex-harris-our-strange-new-land/ Alex…

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

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

    1000 Words | Top 10 Photobooks of 2021 As 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: http://www.1000wordsmag.com/top-10-2021/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=top-10-2021 As the year draws to a close, an annual…

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

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

    1000 Words | Top 10 Photobooks of 2021 As 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: http://www.1000wordsmag.com/top-10-2021/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=top-10-2021 As the year draws to a close, an annual…

  • Publisher’s Spotlight: Kehrer Verlag – LENSCRATCH

    Publisher’s Spotlight: Kehrer Verlag – LENSCRATCH

    Publisher’s Spotlight: Kehrer Verlag – LENSCRATCH This 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 desi via LENSCRATCH: http://lenscratch.com/2021/12/publishers-spotlight-kehrer-verlag/ Kehrer Verlag is among the world’s leading publishers…

  • 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 Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/3934-has-america-been-pushed-beyond-repair-en Photographer Ken…

  • ‘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 Photographer – The New York Times

    ‘Vivian Maier Developed,’ an Intimate Biography of a Very Private Photographer Ann 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.html If a picture were still worth a thousand words, we’d know more than…

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Apiary: The Dark Underbelly of a Town in the British Isles

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Apiary: The Dark Underbelly of a Town in the British Isles Robin Friend’s second book Apiary continues to explore the surreal and sinister haunting of the British landscape he first depicted in his series Bast… Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/apiary-the-dark-underbelly-of-a-town-in-the-british-isles/ Robin Friend’s second book Apiary continues to explore the surreal and sinister haunting of the…

  • David Butow Chronicles the Trump Presidency in “Brink” – PhotoShelter Blog

    David Butow Chronicles the Trump Presidency in “Brink” – PhotoShelter Blog

    David Butow Chronicles the Trump Presidency in “Brink” – PhotoShelter Blog Freelance photojournalist David Butow crossed my radar in 2018 when his photo of then-Senator Jeff Flake went viral. The intensity of emotion combined with the near perfect placement of people in the frame made it an instant classic – so much so that Time…

  • Favorite Photobooks of 2021 – Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture

    Favorite Photobooks of 2021 – Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture

    Favorite Photobooks of 2021 – Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture 39 curators, artists, editors and other photography experts reveal their personal favorite photobooks from 2021 — a delightfully diverse list of great recommendations via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-favorite-photobooks-of-2021 This list is testimony to the unwavering creativity of artists, designers and publishers across the world who made…

  • 2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Photo Books – PhotoShelter Blog

    2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Photo Books – PhotoShelter Blog

    2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Photo Books – PhotoShelter Blog When people think about gifts for photographers, gear is king. But the gear a photographer chooses to use or not use is about as personal as the work they make. And let’s face it, even when you find out the photographer in your life is a…

  • Robert Nickelsberg’s Unpublished Images of the Civil War in El Salvador | Blind

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    Robert Nickelsberg’s Unpublished Images of the Civil War in El Salvador In a forthcoming book, photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg revisits his archive of El Salvador’s civil war to shed new light on the conflict and its consequences. Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/3932-robert-nickelsbergs-unpublished-images-of-the-civil-war-in-el-salvador-en In a forthcoming book, photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg revisits his archive of El Salvador’s civil war to shed…

  • A Conversation With 10×10 Photobooks | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    A Conversation With 10×10 Photobooks | Conscientious Photography Magazine

    A Conversation With 10×10 Photobooks via Conscientious Photography Magazine: https://cphmag.com/conv-10×10/ Lederman and Yatskevich are two of the driving forces behind 10×10 Photobooks, a non-profit with a focus on the photobook. I spoke with Lederman and Yatskevich after the release of What They Saw (before the announcement of the PhotoBook Awards). The following conversation has been…