PhotoBook Journal – Issue #12

Welcome to our 12th issue • This is our 12th issue, marking the first year of our magazine format. No one anticipated that on our first anniversary the entire world would be struggling with a COVID-19 pandemic. I would like to think this event has provided many of you with more book-reading time and an... Continue Reading →

MAGNUM STREETWISE

Review by Melanie Chapman • When offered the opportunity to review Magnum’s new collection of Street Photography, I was giddy with anticipation. As a fan of spontaneous and un-posed imagery, I looked forward to revisiting classic examples of street photography from founding/early Magnum members such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Elliot Erwitt, and then tracing their... Continue Reading →

Harry Gruyaert – Edges

Review by Melanie Chapman • One of the many pleasures of photo-books is the sense that they wait for you. In a pile or on a shelf, we see the title on the binding and it calmly states “When you are ready, open me and enter in.” In the case of renowned Magnum photographer Harry... Continue Reading →

MAGNUM China

Magnum China, Edited by Colin Pantall and Zheng Ziyu Published by Thames & Hudson, copyright 2018 Essays; Colin Pantal, Zheng Ziyu, and Jonathan Fenby Text: English Hardcover with dust jacket, 376 pages, 350+ photographs and illustrations, printed and bound by Pacom, South Korea Notes: As a child raised on her American grandmother’s stories of moving... Continue Reading →

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