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 →

David Carol – No Plan B

Copyright 2016 David Carol Photographer: David Carol (born and resides NYC, NY) Publisher: Peanut Press (Los Angeles, CA) Essays: David Carol Introduction, Afterword by Jason Eskenazi Text: English Hardcover book with debossed cover, sewn binding, duotone printing with slight varnish, captions, printed by Meridian Printing in RI Photobook designer: Ashly Stohl Notes: This monograph of David Carol’s photographs recaps... 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 →

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