Printing donations for Book design workshop

Courtesy of Dual Graphics & Peanut Press, 2017 photo by Douglas Stockdale I have been asking around to various publishers and book printing companies for some commercial signatures to help illustrate some aspects of my pending Introduction to Photo Book Design workshop. A signature is somewhat foreign to photographers who have not been involved in commercial printing... Continue Reading →

Left coast photobook news: Ruscha at OCMA

Every Building on the Sunset Strip copyright 1966 Ed Ruscha Currently OCMA (Orange County Museum of Art) is exhibiting Pop Art Design and included are a few works by Ed Ruscha, but probably the most interesting to those who enjoy photobooks is a very long display of Ed Ruscha’s 1966 Every Building on the Sunset Strip.... 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 →

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 →

Photo-eye Santa Fe

photo-eye Santa Fe NM 2016 copyright Douglas Stockdale One of the pleasures of our recent Thanksgiving road trip to Santa Fe was visiting the photo-eye book store. After the first visit, I had to return for a second visit as there were holiday deals to take advantage of. The photo-eye bookstore is pretty unique in... Continue Reading →

Indie Photobook Library moves to Yale University

Ciociaria published by Edizioni Punctum, now in the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Just announced by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University that the Indie Photobook Library (iPL) has been just incorporated into their collection. The collection includes more than 2,000 photobooks from around the world along with related ephemera, archives of the... 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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