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This Graphic Novel is About the Crime Photographer Weegee

Weegee, the pseudonym of Arthur (Usher) Fellig, was a press photographer in New York City who's best known for his gritty photos of urban life, death, accidents, and crime in the 1930s and 1940s. His life and work is now being shared in the form of a graphic novel titled Weegee: Serial Photographer.

Right Place, Right Time: A Photo Book That Dropped Into My Life

It doesn't always happen like this, but occasionally the photo gods offer up just the thing you need at just the right time. That's what happened Wednesday when a copy of Mark Klett's Revealing Territory dropped into my life out of nowhere.

Book Review: ‘The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand’

For a photographer with so many memorable quips to his name, Garry Winogrand didn't leave much of a paper trail. The four books he made during his lifetime (five if you count the 1976 Grossmont College booklet) consist almost exclusively of pictures. Although they also include some great essays, none are by Winogrand. Nor did he write for any outside books or sources.

Revisiting ‘The Americans’, Robert Frank’s Influential Photo Book

In this post, we're going to revisit The Americans by Robert Frank. This influential photography book, first published in France in 1958, appears highly relevant today with the United States divided in so many ways. However, the odds are that these honest, and often sad images, have always been relevant.

Pete Souza Looks Back on 1.9 Million Photos of Obama

NPR's Fresh Air just aired this fantastic 30-minute interview (here's a transcript) with Pete Souza, the Chief Official White House Photographer for U.S. Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. In it, Souza reflects on 8 years of capturing Obama's presidency, creating an archive of over 1.9 million photos during that time.

Amazon Has a Book on ‘How to Seduce Women Through Photography’

Famous photographer Terry Richardson was just banned by top fashion magazines this week after years of being accused of sexual harassment by models. Now there's a book being sold on Amazon that photographers are speaking out about. It's titled: An Introduction to Camera Game: How to Seduce Women Through Photography.

This New Photo Book Helps to Combat Wildlife Crime

Photographers Against Wildlife Crime™ is a new book being launched on Kickstarter that is taking aim at the world of wildlife crime. With 20 of the most high-profile nature and conservation photographers involved, the book is coming at a crucial time for our natural world.

This Photo Book on Concrete Buildings Comes in a Concrete Slipcase

Photographer Gabor Kasza has unveiled a new photo book titled Concrete passages about closeness and coldness… and a couple of songs. It's a study of unfinished concrete buildings and surfaces, and the book comes with an unusual physical form that mirrors its content: the slipcase is made of concrete.

Photography and the Road: The American Way

A few weeks ago, I walked outside of my house and nearly stumbled over a package. It was flat, rectangular, and large. Excitedly I read my name on the postage. “This is it,” I told myself. Quickly, I ran inside and removed the scissors from a drawer in my kitchen (the one that for some reason refuses to stay on the rails, no matter how many times I fix it) and sliced the package open.

This Pop-Up Book Features a Working Camera

After months of development, artist Kelli Anderson has created a new pop-up book titled "This Book is a Camera." As you can probably guess from the title, the book contains a pop-up camera that can actually be used as a real camera.

Photographer Publishing the World’s First Instagram Novel Over 9 Months

Photographer Rachel Hulin got quite a bit of attention a few years ago for Flying Henry, a series of Photoshopped photos showing Hulin's son flying through various scenes. Now she's back again with another creative endeavor.

Hulin is currently working on a 9-month project in which she's publishing an entire novel through Instagram. Titled Hey Harry Hey Matilda, it's being called "the world's first true Instagram novel."

How To Create a Photo Book in Lightroom and Send it to Print

Capturing a collection of photographs and assembling them into a physical photo book can sometimes seem like more trouble than it is worth. Different sites present interfaces with varying levels of efficiency and generally force you to alter your workflow for print optimization. However, did you know that you can create an book directly in Lightroom? Today, we are taking a look at the built-in option available within Adobe’s Creative Suite.