PHOTOBOOKS- "SELF-PUBLISH OR BE DAMNED"

October 22, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

"Now more than ever, beautiful photography books are in demand, coveted by many and considered an important part of a collector’s repertoire. Can the books themselves become objects of art?"

Panel discussion held at The AIPAD Photography Show New York on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 12 p.m. .

Moderator: Steven Kasher, Steven Kasher Gallery / Panelists: Eric Himmel, Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Abrams; Lesley Martin, Publisher, Aperture Foundation; Anthony Petrillose, Managing Editor, Rizzoli; Gerhard Steidl, Publisher, Steid"

http://www.americansuburbx.com/2011/03/asx-tv-aipad-pictures-into-pages-photography-book-publishing-now-2011.html

http://www.americansuburbx.com/asx-tv/photobooks

 

"Self-publish or be damned: why photographers are going it alone."

"Creating your own photobook offers creative freedoms major publishers can only dream of, finds Sean O'Hagan – if you're prepared to put in the donkey work."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2010/jun/04/self-publish-photographers-photobooks

 

By way of practical example, see:

Aperture Photobook Review

http://www.aperture.org/pbr/

 

Photobook Club On Vimeo

http://vimeo.com/user6663756

 

Photobook News

http://thephotobook.wordpress.com/category/photo-book-news/

 

The Role OF Design In the Making Of Five Modern Photobooks

In the most basic terms, they are simply books made up of photographs, but of course there’s much more to the photobook than that. Typically they are carefully edited and sequenced, and the selection of the photographs, and their order, are crucial to whatever story is being told. But there’s another crucial element that’s too often ignored – the design.

 

http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/report/2139689/design-role-design-modern-photobooks

 

 

Photobook Publishers, Stores And A Survey

By way of practical example, Zen Foto publishes photobooks. "Night Crawler" was reviewed in the British Journal Of Photography.
http://www.zen-foto.jp/web/html/about.html
http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/report/2169106/night-crawler

 


Photobook Store: English website devoted to photobooks, many signed, limited edition.

http://www.photobookstore.co.uk/

Photo-Eye

http://www.photoeye.com/bookstore/index.cfm

 

A Brief Survey Of Mainstream Publishers

"Thanks to the abundance of companies providing a photo book service, it's now easier and cheaper than ever to upload your shots and order a photo book using your computer.

We selected ten photo book companies and tested their services from start to finish. We looked at the design process, the freedom you have in creating your book, including text and image layout, the delivery times, and crucially, the finished product's print and bind quality..."

http://www.techradar.com/news/photography-video-capture/cameras/best-photo-book-10-reviewed-1043329/page:2#articleContent

 

 


 


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