Interesting Photobooks for 2014

My interesting Photobooks of 2014

For those who follow my posts already know that I am a strong believer that anyone who has the endurance, determination and guts to publish their photobook deserves a strong pat on the back. You are all winners! The following photobooks have that little something extra, which may be exceeding hard to define or explain, but these photographers, usually in cahoots with a great (if not brilliant) book designer and backed by a diligent printer and bindary team, stand out.

Enjoy!

Laia Abril – The Epilogue, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing (Also selected for my list published in Emaho magazine)

Roger Ballen – Asylum Of The Birds, Thames & Hudson

Julia Borissova – Running to the Edge, Self-published (Also selected for my list published in Emaho magazine)

Jan Brykczynski – Boiko, self-published

Alejandro Cartagena – Carpoolers, self-published

Laura Curran – Lots of Cake!, self-published

Carolyn Drake – Wild Pigeon, self-published

Michelle Frankfurter – Destino, published by FotoEvidence

Robin Maddock – III, published by Trolley Books

Paula McCartney – A Field Guide to Snow and Ice, published by Silas Finch (Also selected for my list published in Emaho magazine)

Kate Nolan – Neither, self-published (Also selected for my list published in Emaho magazine)

Bryan Schutmaat & Ashlyn Davis – Islands of the Blest, published by Silas Finch

Matej Sitar – Morning Sun, self-published (his imprint)

Gytis Skudzinskas – Albumas, published by Nerutina

Ed Templeton – Random & Pointless, Deadbeat Club Press (#19) (Also selected for my list published in Emaho magazine)

Hiroshi Watanabe – The Day the Dam Collapses, published by Daylight Books & Tosei-sha Publishing, Ltd, 2014 (as a note about potential conflicts, I was the Text Editor for Watanabe’s book)

This list of photobooks as I hope you noted are in alphabetical order by last name, so please do not read into whose name/photobook is first or last. Not all of these photobooks have been reviewed yet, but I should have the missing reviews published soon ;- )

Thanks to all of you for your on-going support this past year and I am eagerly looking forward to the creative endeavors or 2015.

Cheers!!

The photobook covers are as follows:

Laia_Abril-The_Epilogue_cover

Laia AbrilThe Epilogue

 

Roger_Ballen-Asylum_Of_The_Birds_cover

Roger Ballen – Asylum Of The Birds

 

Julia_Borissova-Running_to_the_Edge_book_cover_n_slip_cover

Julia BorissovaRunning to the Edge

 

Jan_Brykczynski-Boiko_cover

Jan Brykczynski – Boiko

 

Alejandro_Cartagena-Carpoolers_cover

Alejandro Cartagena – Carpoolers

 

Laura_Curran-Lots_of_Cake!_cover

Laura Curran – Lots of Cake!

 

Carolyn_Drake–Wild_Pigeon_cover

Carolyn Drake – Wild Pigeon

 

Michelle_Frankfurter-Destino_cover

Michelle Frankfurter – Destino

 

Robin_Maddock-III_cover

Robin Maddock – III

 

Paula_McCartney-A_Field_Guide_to_Snow_and_Ice_cover

Paula McCartneyA Guide to Snow and Ice

 

Kate_Nolan_Neither_cover

Kate Nolan – Neither

 

Bryan_Schutmaat_&_Ashlyn_Davis-Islands_of_the_Blest_cover

Bryan Schutmaat & Ashlyn Davis – Islands of the Blest

 

Matej_Sitar-Morning_Sun_cover

Matej Sitar – Morning Sun

Gytis_Skudzinskas-Albumas_cover

Gytis Skudzinskas – Albumas

 

Ed_Templeton-Random_&_Pointless_cover

Ed Templeton – Random & Pointless, Deadbeat Club Press (#19)

 

Hiroshi_Watanabe-The_Day_The_Dam_Collapses_cover

Hiroshi Watanabe – The Day the Dam Collapses, published by Daylight Books & Tosei-sha Publishing, Ltd, 2014

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