Brian Rose – Monument Avenue (Corrected)

Review by Melanie Chapman • Timing is everything, as is perspective. This is true in photography as well as in life. Recently, the imposingly large statue of Robert E. Lee, the Civil War general who represented the racist past of the American south, was finally dismantled in just over an hour, after having dominated a residential... Continue Reading →

Nick Prideaux – 008

Review by Paul Anderson •  In his work, Nick Prideaux investigates the quiet moments of life, working to illuminate the "delicate stillness" within them. He employs a Zen-like photographic style, providing a relaxing respite from this weary world. Prideaux’s images are simple and well composed, often containing either a single person or a glimpse of an... Continue Reading →

Jerry Takigawa – Balancing Cultures

Review by Wayne Swanson • Gaman: enduring the seemingly unbearable with patience, dignity, and silence. Shikata ga nai: it cannot be helped. For the Japanese Americans who were sent to internment camps during World War II, these terms defined their incarceration. For photographic artist Jerry Takigawa, whose parents and grandparents were among them, “the shadow legacy from... Continue Reading →

PhotoBook Journal – Issue #29

Welcome to our 29th Issue • We are hoping you are enjoying the end of summer holidays and vacations. We are continuing our book sale fundraiser and we really appreciate your responses with book purchases and donations. These make a difference and keep us going. Thank you! I had expected to provide a detailed shout out about my Creative Photo Book Workshop with... Continue Reading →

Lars Eidinger – AUTISTIC DISCO

Review by Gerhard Clausing • An actor who challenges various norms in his performances can be expected to do the same when using photography as another outlet for his creative abundance. That’s a perfect description of Lars Eidinger – he is not afraid to devote his skills to creating characters who show us the darker... Continue Reading →

Regina Anzenberger – Gstettn

Review by Douglas Stockdale • I am frequently asked by participants in my creative book workshops about how to resolve a complex project in which they cannot determine how to choose and focus on just one aspect. I now have a brilliant solution in the recently self-published Gstettn by Regina Anzenberger; create a multitude of books in which... Continue Reading →

007 – Natalie Christensen

Review by Paul Anderson •  Natalie Christensen arrived in New Mexico six years ago, and immediately found inspiration in this alluring and enchanted place. She has been producing a series of sparse and minimalist images of her new home, and a selection of these are featured in this book. Her enigmatic images focus on the buildings,... Continue Reading →

Karen Halverson – Mulholland

Review by Wayne Swanson • It starts a ways up Pacific Coast Highway from Malibu and ends 50 miles to the east, a bit past the HOLLYWOOD sign. It’s Mulholland Highway in the west and Mulholland Drive in the east, with a dirt path in the middle. But it’s all simply Mulholland in the mythology of... Continue Reading →

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