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Photobooks and Narrative

The photobook is beautiful. But the photobook is flawed and constrained. These constraints and limitations lead to imaginative solutions on behalf of both the maker and reader, it is surely much of the reason we enjoy it. It is also … Continue reading

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A report from the Photobook Club Amsterdam

I was very fortunate to be invited by the organizers of the Photobook Club Amsterdam – Shirley Agudo and Taco Hidde Bakker to attend their second meetup last month. Already there is a great deal of interest in this branch … Continue reading

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New to the shelf…

These wee comments are by no means reviews, just a few words on books new to my shelf… Life after Zog and other stories Chiara Tocci Schilt Publishing Two things to think about here – firstly the images and book … Continue reading

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My Photobook New Years Resolutions

We’ve had the end of year lists which I couldn’t resist getting involved in, but we must remember that photobooks are for life, not just Christmas… …and so here are my photobook-related New Years resolutions, things I have been thinking … Continue reading

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B*@t of 2012

Those of you who remember (and those of you who do not), last year I mentioned I would not enter into the ‘best of’ bonanza before proceeding to do just that by selecting 5 photobooks that had stood out to … Continue reading

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‘Invisible City; A Digital Resource’ – The most Surprising 2012 Photobook Publication

Very proud to see the Photobook Club’s digital publication ‘Ken Schles, Invisible City; A Digital Resource’ make it onto Martin Brinks ‘Top Digital Photobooks‘ list last week and now very happy to read a great little review of the publication … Continue reading

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Mark Power and Militarization in ’26 Different Endings’

Maybe it’s just me but there seems to be a loose military theme showing it’s head every now and again in Power’s ’26 Different Endings’. Perhaps it is the grid references and camouflage palette that put me in a particular … Continue reading

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Adele Reed on ‘A1: The Great North Road’, a personal reflection

Thanks go to photographer Adele Reed for sharing her thoughts on Paul Graham’s ‘A1: The Great North Road’. If you would like to share your own thoughts on this book, do so in the comments section below or to me … Continue reading

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