Photo Book Corner is a new online store based in Lisbon, focusing on contemporary photography books, and a new alternative resource for all photo book lovers. Our interest in the photography book medium as a primary means of artistic expression, defines our purpose. We hope to contribute to the development of the global photographic community [...]
The Lost Beatles Photographs is a collection of photographs from the archive of Bob Bonis, the band’s tour manager for all of the U.S. tours (’64, ’65, ’66). “An intimate, revealing look at the legendary band, documented in a series of personal, never-before-seen photographs taken during The Beatles’ three U.S. tours—the largest single trove of [...]
Works in progress at Steidl. Photo by Todd Eberle. The New York Times has a lovely profile on Gerhard Steidl. “He is a blunt man: there is no time for niceties. Everything in his life is devoted to making the best books he can, and as many of them as possible. He wakes up at [...]
Self Publish, Be Happy has a couple of great little video interviews with some of the photographers they’ve been working with. A relatively new organization, SP,BH promotes independently published photo books through events, online exposure and distribution, and introduces photographers to the ways of self-publishing.
The above photos are taken from ECU grad Maya de Forest’s work study no. 3 series. de Forest has just launched DEFOZ, offering up her services as a photographer/designer/illustrator. Having three self-published books to her name already, de Forest’s aesthetic is crisp and revealing, often a little grim yet always movingly delicate. Her subject matter [...]
André Kertész, Carnival, Paris (woman reading behind stage), 1926. (photo via CMOA) “Looking at André Kertész’s photographs of readers sharing—however precariously perched—in the repose of the text, I find myself wondering and remembering.” Geoff Dyer, author of the highly readable and very important The Ongoing Moment, has a lovely article about reader’s block, which comes at a timely time when [...]
Useful Photography #008 Published by Kesselskramer (The Netherlands), Useful Photography dedicates each issue to a very specific theme of oft-overlooked oft-underwhelming imagery: pornography stills showcasing those rare first minutes of ‘acting,’ collected images from internet vendors, figures from how-to-photograph photo manuals, before-and-after photos, wedding photographs, non-celebrity award winners. The premise behind each issue is perfectly [...]
The Emily Carr University of Art + Design viewbook showcases student artwork and is distributed nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for student submissions that represent all years and all disciplines. If you are interested in submitting your work, please provide them with: Your name, student number, year and program Email and telephone number Artwork title and [...]
“Collectively, the Shimmer books describe a chronicle of American experience circa 2004–2006, and the world presented, by and large, is a world of isolated figures, near-anonymous strangers moving past one another without much connection. Captured in parking lots, strip malls and suburban streets, Graham’s subjects are mostly on the lower end of the socio-economic scale. [...]
Nicola Kast, Taft, 2009, c-print, 14 x 11 in. New York-based Humble Arts Foundation (they make publications and shows, educate, AND give photographers money) will soon be releasing its biennial collection of “the most challenging and innovative new photographic work” from international photographers. Among the featured artists is Ben Alper, a personal favourite.