Posts Tagged ‘photobook’

Three Approaches to Publishing Your Photo Book

2009-April-WATR-04-650x450

There comes a point in a photographer’s life when publishing a book seems like a logical step. The coffee table book represents a platonic ideal for a photo project that is both long-term and worthy of considerations by others. Yet, even with the advent of high quality on-demand solutions like Blurb, book publishing is still fraught with challenges. Here are three different approaches to book publishing in the 21st century.
Read more…

‘Share’ is a Photo Book That Contains 50 Removable Prints for Sharing Art

2Q==-3

Share is like the Kit Kat bar of photo books. Just as you can break off a chocolate covered wafer to share a Kit Kat bar with someone else, you can tear a beautiful photographic print out of the Share photo book to share art.
Read more…

A Look Inside the World’s First Photo Book from 1843

Want to see what it’s like to flip through the first photo book that ever appeared in the world? The online show Objectivity recently paid a visit to The Royal Society in London to see its copy of Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions, a 1843 book by English botanist and photographer Anna Atkins that’s considered to be the first book ever to be illustrated exclusively with photographs.
Read more…

Idea: Make an Annual Video of Your Family Reviewing a Photo Book of the Past Year

Here’s a nice idea for an annual family tradition (especially if you’re a parent with young kids): take your family photos from the past year, create a year-in-review photo book, and then record some video of your family looking at the book and talking about it.

That’s what photographer Tim Kyle started doing this year with his two young daughters. The video above shows the three of them looking over their 2014 family photos “with expert commentary.”
Read more…

VSCO Acquires Photo Book Startup Artifact Uprising

artifact

VSCO may be trying to branch out from film emulation software and enter the business of photo books. The company has announced that it has acquired photo book printing startup Artifact Uprising.
Read more…

Lenny Kravitz Publishing a Photo Book and May Have a Special Edition Leica Named After Him

9210325356_5d9d123495_z-1

It looks like musician Lenny Kravitz is going to have a busy 2015 in the world of photography. The Leica shooter has announced a new photo book containing images captured by Kravitz himself documenting life on the road as a rock star. What’s more, we may soon see a limited edition Leica M rangefinder named after him.
Read more…

Photographer Creates Grids Showing How People on City Streets Look the Same

century-3

Fashion street photographers usually look for styles that are one of a kind. Hans Eijkelboom doesn’t. For over twenty years, the Dutch ‘anti-sartorial’ photographer has roamed the streets of major cities around the world in search for the common — people showing similar tastes in clothing, accessories, or behavior.

The result is a monumental project called “Photo Notes“, which comprises grids of photos grouped together by a common theme.
Read more…

Man Photographs All of His Amazon Prime Purchases, Turns Project into a Photo Book Sold on Prime

primed1

Photographer Noah Kalina is best known online for his everyday project, in which he took a selfie every day for over a decade. He’s also an avid shopper with his Amazon Prime account.

Since February 2014, Kalina has been photographing all of his Prime purchases and documenting them through a Tumblr blog titled Primed. Now, tens of entries in, Kalina is turning the project into a photo book — one that’s available through Amazon Prime.
Read more…

13 Photo Books for Your Stocking Stuffers

bookstocking1

In the age of the iPad, there still is something glorious about a photo book. Here are a few of our favorites from 2014, so send Santa (or Hanukah Harry) a quick tweet, and get a big dose of inspiration this Holiday season. Read more…

Inside the Warrior: Striking Portraits that Reveal the Masculine Side of Yoga

AGoalen_Yoga_PetaPixel--3

Thinking about your local Yoga studio doesn’t usually conjure up images of masculinity. Yoga mats, yoga pants, yoga in general is seen as a female-dominated, or sometimes even female-only, practice. But as photographer Amy Goalen‘s project Inside the Warrior goes to show, that is definitely not always the case. Read more…