The PhotoBook Journal Ranked #1

Interesting Photobooks for 2017 selection by TPBJ staff This weekend we were treated with a little surprise as we received notice that this photobook website was selected as one of the top twenty photobook sites on the web. Okay, not bad! Then I read a little further and found out that not only are we... Continue Reading →

Penny Wolin – Descendants of Light. American Photographers of Jewish Ancestry

Photographer: Penny Wolin (born Cheyenne, Wyoming; resides Sebastopol, California) Publisher:  Crazy Woman Creek Press, Cheyenne, Wyoming, © 2015 Penny Wolin (portions by others) Essays:  Alan Trachtenberg, Yale U.; Penny Wolin; various quotes, interview segments, and background details Text:  English Cloth-bound sewn hardcover with illustrated dust cover; 244 numbered pages, four-color and duotone lithography; 14×10 inches, printed by... 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 →

Young-hwan Choi – BABEL

Copyright 2014 Young-hwan Choi Photographer: Young-hwan Choi (born & resides in Seoul, South Korea) Self-Published (South Korea) Essays: Young-hwan Choi, Dong-sun Jin, Sang-yong Shim Text: Korean & English Stiffcover book with tipped in image, perfect binding, four-color lithography, printed by Photonet in South Korea Photobook designer: Photonet, South Korea Notes: Choi’s self-published photobook BABEL is a tall, thin collection... Continue Reading →

Daniel Alexander & Andrew Haslam – When War is Over

Copyright 2016 Daniel Alexander & Andrew Haslam Photographer: Daniel Alexander (born Edinburgh, Scotland, resides London, UK) Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing (UK) Essay: Daniel Alexander Text: English Hardcover book with embossed cover, inserts, multiple gatefolds, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in Italy Photobook designer: Daniel Alexander Notes: Towards the end of World War I in 1917, the United Kingdom made a decision... Continue Reading →

Ara Oshagan – Mirror

Copyright 2015 Ara Oshagan Photographer: Ara Oshagan (born Beirut, Lebanon, resides Glendale, CA, USA) Self-Published (USA) Essay by Ara Oshagan Music & Lyrics by Gor Mkhitarian Text: English & Armenian Hardcover exposed boards with tipped in image, sewn binding, four-color lithography, printed in China Photobook designer: Ara Oshagan & Varoujan Hovakimyan Notes: Ara Oshagan and his self-published... Continue Reading →

Kenneth O’Halloran – Bing, Bing, Bong, Bong, Bing, Bing, Bing

Copyright 2016 Kenneth O’Halloran  Photographer: Kenneth O’Halloran (born Corofin, Country Clare, resides Dublin, Ireland) Self-published (Ireland) Essay: Presidential Announcement speech, 2015 Text: English Hardcover book with printed belly-band, sewn binding, four-color lithography, edition of 500, printed by Mirex, Gdansk (Poland) Photobook designer: Mac & Ken Notes: This documentary style project occurred in Los Angles on Hollywood Boulevard in the summer... Continue Reading →

Alex Van Gelder – Mumbling Beauty Louise Bourgeois

Photographer:  Alex Van Gelder (residing Paris, France) Publisher:  Thames & Hudson, New York, NY, © 2015 Essays:  Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist: “Ever Louise” / Introduction by Alex Van Gelder Text:  English Hardcover book with 112 pages, not numbered; 81 color photographs without captions; sewn binding; cloth cover with dust jacket, printed and bound in... Continue Reading →

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