Nathaniel Grann – Midwest Sentimental

Review by Gerhard Clausing • Nathaniel Grann, who grew up in the Midwest of the United States, raises three major questions in the introductory remarks to this photobook: “What makes a family click? – What holds a family together? – And, what allows for a family to move on from a troubled past?”  As a young man... Continue Reading →

Lighting donation – Dual Graphics

Photo Book Photography; Norman strobe set-up, April 2017 Copyright Douglas Stockdale While I was working on the printing of my artist book Bluewater Shore with the printing team at Dual Graphics, they offered me an opportunity to tour their facility to observe how they provide front-to-back color management for their book printing processes. This led... Continue Reading →

Nancy Baron – Palm Springs > The Good Life Goes On

Photographer:  Nancy Baron (born in Illinois, residing in California, USA) Publisher:  Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, © 2016 Essays:  Foreword by Alexa Dilworth; statements by Matthew Weiner and Nancy Baron; quotations by Martha Stewart and Hugh Kaptur Text:  English Hardcover book with 120 pages; 63 numbered and titled color photographs; sewn binding, printed and bound in... Continue Reading →

Terry Brown & Gordon Stettinius – Mangini Studio

Copyright 2014 Terry Brown & Gordon Stettinius Photographic collaborators: Terry Brown (resides Richmond, VA) & Gordon Stettinius (resides Richmond, VA) USA Publisher: Candela Books (Richmond, Virginia) Essays: Dr. Manuel Moore, Terry Brown, Gordon Stettinius Text: English Hardcover book, embossed and tipped-in image, sewn binding, four-color lithography, index, printed by Worth Higgins & Associates, Richmond, VA Photobook designer: Sarah... Continue Reading →

Adam Voorhes – Malformed

Malformed - Forgotten Brains of the Texas Mental Hospital Copyright 2014 Adam Voorhes  Photographer: Adam Voorhes (born San Jose, CA, resides Austin, TX, USA) Publisher: powerhouse Books (USA) Essay: Alex Hannaford Text: English Hardcover book with dust jacket, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in China Photobook designer: DJ Stout & Stu Taylor (TX) Notes: I obtained this book due... Continue Reading →

Jenny Riffle – Scavanger

Copyright 2015 Jenny Riffle Photographer: Jenny Riffle (born WA, resides Seattle, WA, USA) Publisher: Zatara Press (USA) Essays: None Text: English Stiffcover book, glued binding, four-color lithography, two gate folds, Photographic Index, printed in Virginia (USA) Photobook designer: Not stated Notes: Documentary style photographic project by Riffle, a visual biography of an individual who is on a quest for treasures, but... Continue Reading →

Nancy Baron – The Good Life > Palm Springs

Copyright 2014 Nancy Baron Photographer: Nancy Baron (born IL, resides CA, USA) Publisher: Kehrer Verlag (Germany) Essays: Nancy Baron, Aline Smithson & Donald Wexler Text: English Hardcover book with tipped in image, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Germany Photobook designer: Katharina Stumpf Notes: Baron investigates an eccentric, if not at times surreal, city and the lifestyle of a smattering... Continue Reading →

Janire Najera – Moving Forward, Looking Back

Copyright 2015 Janire Najera Photographer/author: Janire Najera (born Spain, resides Spain & UK) Landscape photographer (panoramas): Matt Wright Published & copyright: 2015 Publisher: Spain Arts & Culture (Spanish Embassy) in conjunction with Editorial RM (Spain) Essays: Janire Najera, Orlando Romero, David Roybal, Alexander King Text: English & Espana (Spanish) Hardcover book, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Spain... Continue Reading →

Photobook Independent this weekend in LA

This weekend in LA is the initial Photobook International that will occur in conjunction with Photo Independent and Paris Photo LA. The opening night premiere party and exhibition preview is Friday, May 1, 5-10pm and the exhibition is Sat 11am - 7pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. Both Photobook Independent and Photo Independent will be... Continue Reading →

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