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Picture of Citizen Journalist’s Photography Handbook

Publisher's Description

With dramatic and exciting stories, Carlos Miller reveals the secrets behind successful citizen journalism.

Whether you’re planning a publicity blitz for your cause, you’re interested in the down-and-dirty practices of the police, or just want to be prepared for the moment you’re the first on the scene, this book has everything you’ll need to know to take newsworthy pictures and get them in front of a wide audience.

You don’t need a DSLR camera – though they can be useful – what is essential for citizen journalism is a cool head, an eye for a great angle, and the initiative to capture the moment: let Carlos Miller show you how.

Publisher: Ilex

Size: 152 x 202 mm

176 pages, full colour throughout

Carlos Miller
With dramatic and exciting stories, Carlos Miller reveals the secrets behind successful citizen journalism.
£11.69

Picture of Escape

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“Man does not need society at all, it’s the society that needs man. Society is a forced measure of protection and survival. Unlike a gregarious animal, man must live alone - in nature among animals, plants and in contact with them.” - Andrey Tarkovsky

Strong words that the young Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko uses to start his book "Escape". As indeed most people all over the world live in community with others and arrange themselves in work and family life with the demands of society. But it is no secret, that many suffer under the constraints, break or drop out.

No matter how overused the term of the dropout is, Danila Tkachenko in this series portrayed the most radical of their kind and calls them "Escapers". Men who have turned their backs on society to live alone as hermits in the wilderness of Russian and Ukrainian forests. Confronted with this disturbing work the questions regarding our own personal freedom and the consequences arise anew.

With good reason "Escape" won a first prize at the "World Press Photo Contest 2014"

Publisher: Peperoni

Size: 295 x 235 mm

120 Pages, 44 colour images

Russian, English

Danila Tkachenko
Danila Tkachenko in this series portrayed the most radical of their kind and calls them "Escapers". Men who have turned their backs on society to live alone as hermits in the wilderness of Russian and Ukrainian forests.
£41.95

Picture of Sune Jonsson: Life and Work

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This is the largest retrospective book of Sune Jonsson's life's work ever made. He is regarded as one of Sweden's most important documentary photographers. The ingress and sedate portraits moves everyone who sees them. People who may seem remote populate his visual world, but they are only a few decades away. The pictures are important documents but also timeless poetry. 

Sune Jonsson (1930-2009) worked for nearly his entire life in the county of Västerbotten. He took as his life's work to document the agricultural life he saw disappeared when an increasingly large scale and urban society replaced the old agricultural landscape. 

The monograph Life And Work spans most of Sune Jonsson's work, from his debue with the book Byn med det blå huset via Bilder från den stora flyttningen to Och tiden blir ett förunderligt ting. The text is written by Val Williams, Professor of History and Culture of Photography at the University of the Arts London and former curator at the Hasselblad Center . Sune Jonsson's own writings provide inputs to his various projects. 

The book is published in cooperation with Sune Jonsson Center for Documentary Photography at the Museum of Västerbotten.

Publisher: Max Strom

Size: 250 x 310 mm

Sune Jonsson
This is the largest retrospective book of Sune Jonsson's life's work ever made. He is regarded as one of Sweden's most important documentary photographers.
£45.00

Picture of Beats, The

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In the late 50s after an unsuccessful stint in college, master photographer Larry Fink dropped out and began an odyssey of hitchhiking through America. Starting out in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and moving on to Chicago, Larry travelled eastward through Cincinnati and finally back to his native soil on Long Island where his family waited with dismayed but open arms.

Clearly Long Island was not an optimal place for young Fink to remain. Striking out on his own once again, but this time for nearby Beat mecca, New York City, Fink settled down on Minetta Lane with a chap who fancied himself a poet.

Larry was quick to hit MacDougal Street where he met Turk, Mary, Bobbie, Motha, Ambrose, Randy, and Mike Stanley, not to mention Hugh Romney (a.k.a Wavy Gravy), LeRoi Jones, and so many more. Photographing, singing, and smoking weed scored in small brown paper bags on the avenues of the Village, Fink was living with internal rage, infernal optimism, and oh so many new freedoms. Just a kid, Larry yearned to get out and fight the revolution and to photograph while doing so.

The crew lived all together in the sub-basement of the Sullivan Street Theatre. Being next to the Village Gate, a now legendary jazz club, they dug their way to the rear of the club brick by brick to listen to their princes of expressive freedom: John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Art Blakey.

Fink, a Marxist and red diaper baby, didn’t immediately fit in with Turk’s crew, but they needed a young, drug-fueled, jazz-loving (and playing) photographer to document their visionary plight. So, it was decided that Larry sign on—they soon left New York to cross America for Mexico—in search of the soul of the Aztecs, the freedoms of the road, the compulsion of speed, the needy thrust of exaggerated adolescence. They moved fast and hysterically forward…

“It was my fate to be aligned with the Beats because of my propensity for drugs, anger, and poetry. Since they were second generation, without the same sense of immortal obsession such as the like of Kerouac and Ginsberg, they had a distinct need to be documented. Perhaps that is why they tolerated me. We were not a happy marriage and got our divorce in Mexico City. The pictures, made in 1958 and 1959, come from MacDougal Street in New York City all the way down to Mexico, and on the road in America.” —Larry Fink

Publisher: powerHouse

Size: 9.7 x 12.25"

96 pages

Larry Fink
In the late 50s after an unsuccessful stint in college, master photographer Larry Fink dropped out and began an odyssey of hitchhiking through America.
£31.50

Picture of ¡Vámonos! Bernard Plossu in México

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For more than fifteen years, French photographer Bernard Plossu took extended trips to Mexico to photograph people, landscapes, and a culture in flux. ¡Vámonos! Bernard Plossu in México captures the bohemian adventure of this traveler’s four journeys, the first in 1965–66 and the last in 1981. His black-and-white and color images have transfixed generations of young people in France, who cherish him in the way young Americans celebrate Jack Kerouac. Plossu’s romantic vision encompasses coquettish women, peasants at work, fog-wrapped trails in the jungle, and waves lapping at sandy beaches. Yet Plossu is also aware of poverty and the challenges facing a modernizing society, and his photographs capture the nobility of all his subjects. Along with more than three hundred photographs, organized into chapters representing each of his Mexican journeys, this first compilation of Plossu’s Mexican work includes an essay by prominent French photo editor Claude Nori that highlights Plossu’s vagabond spirit. Additional commentaries are provided by renowned writers, including the book’s editor, Salvador Albiñana, and Emmanuel Guigon, Francisco Salinas, Alfonso Morales, and José Agustín. 

Publisher: Aperture

Size: 11 3/8 x 12 5/8"

336 pages, 330 duotone and four-colour images

Bernard Plossu
For more than fifteen years, French photographer Bernard Plossu took extended trips to Mexico to photograph people, landscapes, and a culture in flux. ¡Vámonos! Bernard Plossu in México captures the bohemian adventure of this traveler’s four journeys, the first in 1965–66 and the last in 1981.
£67.50

Picture of Above the Line: People and Places in the DPRK (North Korea)

Publisher's Description

This catalogue reproduces 150 colour photographs taken by the acclaimed photojournalist Nick Danziger during a visit to the North Korea in 2013.

Travelling with the writer Rory MacLean, and Andrea Rose, Director of Visual Arts at the British Council, Danziger was able to record the everyday life in the DPRK and was given rare access to cities outside Pyongyang.

The photographs are accompanied by commentary on the DPRK’s customs and rituals by Andrea Rose. Exceptionally, all the Korean text in the photographs has been translated, giving a vivid sense of the political exhortation that surrounds citizens in the country.

The catalogue includes 12 Profiles, written by MacLean based on interviews held in the DPRK. These provide fascinating glimpses into the everyday lives of individuals in various walks of life.

Publisher: British Council

Size: 270mm x 243mm

206 pages, 137 colour illustrations

Nick Danziger
This catalogue reproduces 150 colour photographs taken by the acclaimed photojournalist Nick Danziger during a visit to the North Korea in 2013.
£18.00

Picture of #SANDY

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#SANDY is a book of iPhone photos of Hurricane Sandy by acclaimed photographers including Benjamin Lowy • Stephen Wilkes • Ed Kashi/VII • Hank Willis Thomas • Richard Renaldi • Lyle Owerko • Wyatt Gallery • Michael Christopher Brown • Ruddy Roye • Craig Wetherby • 13th Witness • Sam Horine • Andrew Quilty • Giles Clarke • Erica Simone • Yosra El-Essawy • Duffy Higgins • Brent A. Bartley • Dylan Chandler • Nicole Sweet

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated communities in the New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut areas. In response, Foley Gallery and photographer Wyatt Gallery organized an exhibition of iPhone photographs of the storm by the photographers listed above. Hundreds of people attended the one night event and almost 400 photographs were purchased. Over a year later many residents are still struggling to regain normal living conditions.

Publisher: Daylight

Size: 8 x 8"

94 color photographs


#SANDY is a book of iPhone photos of Hurricane Sandy by various acclaimed photographers.
£27.25

Picture of Another Great Day at Sea

Publisher's Description

Another Great Day at Sea chronicles Dyer’s experiences, with humour and everyday tender human stories, on the largest aircraft carrier in the world, the USS George H.W. Bush. Dyer navigates the carrier’s daily routines and protocols: from flight deck choreography through to kitchens serving meals for a crew of five thousand to the deafening complexity of catapult and arresting gear.

Another Great Day at Sea is a dazzling social experiment, complete with arresting, full-colour photography by award-winning Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins, a definitive, boundary collapsing work written by an author whose books otherwise defy definition.

Publisher: Visual Editions

Geoff Dyer and Chris Steele-Perkins
Another Great Day at Sea chronicles Dyer's experiences, with humour and everyday tender human stories, on the largest aircraft carrier in the world, the USS George H.W. Bush.
£22.50

Picture of Oasis Hotel

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This book documents a hitchhike along China’s Cross-Desert Highway, a road built in the mid 1990s to help the extraction of oil. It stretches for more than 500km from north to south across the Taklamakan, one of the world’s most inhospitable deserts. The journey records the road and its people - truck drivers, cotton pickers, oil well workers and prostitutes, whose lives are caught up in the dependancy and desolation of the prospering oil industry.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: hardcover, concertina binding
Handmade book opening to 11,5m
First edition of 500
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981718
Photographer website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

Nicoló Degiorgis

Publisher's Description

This book documents a hitchhike along China’s Cross-Desert Highway, a road built in the mid 1990s to help the extraction of oil. It stretches for more than 500km from north to south across the Taklamakan, one of the world’s most inhospitable deserts. The journey records the road and its people - truck drivers, cotton pickers, oil well workers and prostitutes, whose lives are caught up in the dependancy and desolation of the prospering oil industry.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: hardcover, concertina binding
Handmade book opening to 11,5m
First edition of 500
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981718
Photographer website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

£35.00

Picture of Hidden Islam

2nd printing Sept 2014

Publisher's Description

From the introduction by Martin Parr:

Consider these facts. In Italy the right to worship, without discrimination, is enshrined within the constitution. There are 1.35 million Muslims in Italy and yet, officially, only eight mosques in the whole country.
One consequence is that the Muslim population have accumulated a huge number of makeshift and temporary places of worship. These are housed in a variety of buildings including lock ups, garages, shops, warehouses and old factories.
This shortage of places to worship is particularly acute in north east Italy – where the photographer Nicolò Degiorgis lives – home to many anti-Islamic campaigns headed by the right wing party Lega Nord. The dull images of the many and diverse buildings that house the makeshift mosques are printed on folded pages. You open up the gatefold to reveal the scenes inside the mosques, shot in full colour. The size of the gatherings varies, from large crowds who sometimes pray outside to a small room full to bursting, or to intimate groups of two or three Muslims.
Degiorgis provides a fascinating glimpse of hidden world and leaves the conclusions about this project entirely in our own hands.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Introduction: Martin Parr
Editing: Nicoló Degiorgis and Martin Parr
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: 90 pages / 45 gate folds, hardcover, 16x24cm
First edition of 1000
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981708
Photographer's website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

Nicoló Degiorgis

2nd printing Sept 2014

Publisher's Description

From the introduction by Martin Parr:

Consider these facts. In Italy the right to worship, without discrimination, is enshrined within the constitution. There are 1.35 million Muslims in Italy and yet, officially, only eight mosques in the whole country.
One consequence is that the Muslim population have accumulated a huge number of makeshift and temporary places of worship. These are housed in a variety of buildings including lock ups, garages, shops, warehouses and old factories.
This shortage of places to worship is particularly acute in north east Italy – where the photographer Nicolò Degiorgis lives – home to many anti-Islamic campaigns headed by the right wing party Lega Nord. The dull images of the many and diverse buildings that house the makeshift mosques are printed on folded pages. You open up the gatefold to reveal the scenes inside the mosques, shot in full colour. The size of the gatherings varies, from large crowds who sometimes pray outside to a small room full to bursting, or to intimate groups of two or three Muslims.
Degiorgis provides a fascinating glimpse of hidden world and leaves the conclusions about this project entirely in our own hands.

Book details
Author: Nicoló Degiorgis
Introduction: Martin Parr
Editing: Nicoló Degiorgis and Martin Parr
Design: Nicoló Degiorgis and Walter Hutton
Format: 90 pages / 45 gate folds, hardcover, 16x24cm
First edition of 1000
Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9788890981708
Photographer's website: www.nicolodegiorgis.com

£35.00

Picture of Disco Night  Sept 11 SIGNED

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Publisher's Description

Disco Night Sept. 11 is a chronicle of America's wars from 2006-2013. The photographs shift back and forth from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the USA, unsparingly capturing the violent, ceaseless cost, but also the mystery and the madness, the beauty and absurdity at the core of each conflict. The narrative is complemented by nineteen gatefolds which elaborate on places and individuals.

Photographs are fragments, sometimes only loosely tied to important experiences. An extensive text records some of the missing pieces. The stories that precede and follow the moment of the photograph, conversations with soldiers, anonymous graffiti that's part confession, part boast.

Disco Night Sept. 11 is an expansive yet intimate account of this defining era of history.

See here for further details and selected images.

Dimensions: 8.5" x 10.5" | Pages: 276 including 19 Gatefolds | Photographs: 188 | Designer: Yolanda Cuomo Design

Peter van Agtmael
Signed copies
£50.00

Picture of Paris +

Publisher's Description

A hardback volume with Daido Moriyama's impressions of Paris from spells spent in the city 1988-1990 and 2003. 

Publisher: Getsuyosha

Size: 149 x 110 mm

504 pages

Daido Moriyama'
A hardback volume with Daido Moriyama's impressions of Paris from spells spent in the city 1988-1990 and 2003.
£27.00

Picture of Down and Out in Moscow

Publisher's Description

In summer 1995 Miron Zownir traveled to Russia. Focused on street photography he took pictures of homeless, dying and dead people. According to Zownir, he experienced Moscow as "the most aggressive and dangerous city I've ever been to." Yet even Russian militia couldn't keep him away from depicting the blatant social and moral decline in the former Soviet Union. Zownir's images from Russia are bitter and brutal, and highly distressing to view. The human tragic of radical poverty, that they reveal, ultimately climaxes in the utterly undignified act of dying in public. "It was Dante's inferno," Zownir would state when he returned to Berlin after three months of a terrifying descend into the lower depths of the Post-Soviet society.

Since more than 30 years Miron Zownir is known as one of the most radical contemporary photographers. His images from the western cities like Berlin, New York and London or the post-communist east-europe were shown in several international shows like the Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland. Miron Zownir's photographs were shown next to Nobuyoshi Araki, Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Weegee, Larry Clark, Robert Capa and many more. 

Publisher: Pogobooks

Size: 22 x 26 cm

120 pages

Edition of 500

Miron Zownir
In summer 1995 Miron Zownir traveled to Russia. Focused on street photography he took pictures of homeless, dying and dead people.
£39.60

Picture of Hackney Photographs 1985-87

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Located in east London just north of The City, Hackney has a long history stretching back to Tudor times. During the 1980s when Berris Conolly took these photographs it was an area that had been in decline. This was a decade of turmoil in both national and local politics with issues of social justice never far from the headlines. Today the concerns increasingly revolve around the gentrification of areas of the borough and the disparities of wealth that this exemplifies. 

Berris Conolly photographed the places that he knew and that formed his everyday environment. Using the A-Z, he walked, cycled or drove down every street, marking off the grid squares as he went. There was no conscious or formal theme to the project, other than to record mainly the streets and buildings rather than people, though inevitably people did start to appear in some of the images, either as figures in the landscape, or frequently at their own request. Often he would set up the tripod to take an empty scene and passers-by would ask to be photographed, possibly drawn by the sight of a large camera and tripod. “Are you from the local paper?” was a common question. The resultant archive comprises over 1500 images.

After many years in advertising photography Berris Conolly began focussing on documentary landscape in the early 1980s, leaving commercial photography completely by 1985. He moved from London to Sheffield at the end of 1988 to work on a commission for Untitled Gallery (now Site) to document the city, working as one of several photographers on a two-year Regeneration Project, which culminated in exhibitions across the city in 1991 to coincide with the World Student Games. He subsequently joined the management committee of Untitled, assisting with the exhibition and events programme through selection, commissioning and curating exhibitions. After setting up a landscape gardening company in 1994 he didn’t photograph for the following ten years, before picking up a camera again in 2004. By this time digital imaging had largely replaced film and traditional darkroom printing. 

Hardback, 96 pages
300mm x 240mm
64 duotone photographs  
ISBN: 978-1-907893-56-8

Published in June 2014

Berris Connolly
Photographs of Hackney prior to gentrification
£27.00

Picture of Gomorrah Girl

Publisher's Description

“In this book there are portraits of girls whose destinies can still change if not the destiny of the area in which they are growing up. Annalisa was one of them. She kept a diary, in which she wrote that Naples was becoming too dangerous to live in and how she was dreaming to escape.”
- Valerio Spada

Gomorrah Girl tells two stories in one, the problems of growing up in a crime-ridden area and the murder of Annalisa Durante, a young woman caught in the crossfire of a Mafia shootout.

The stories are brought together through innovative, book within a book, design. Bound together are Spada’s photographs documenting adolescence in the land of Camorrah (the name for the Mafia in Naples) and pages detailing the police investigation.

9 x 13 Inches
57 Four-color Plates
78 Pages
First Edition

Valerio Spada
Spada’s photographs documenting adolescence in the land of Camorrah (the name for the Mafia in Naples)
£51.00
£49.75

Picture of Amsterdam!

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Old Photos 1947-70

Ed van der Elsken dove into his extensive archive in the late seventies to compile a book of his black-and-white images of Amsterdam, the city in which he had always lived, with the exception of 1950-1954. He often worked in the neighbourhood of his house on Koningstraat, taking photos on the Nieuwmarkt, Zeedijk and Waterlooplein. Atmospheric images of the fifties, the riots during the turbulent sixties, lots of people, young people, but also architecture and degradation in the old city centre. From the foreword by Ed van der Elsken: ‘My Amsterdam. My Amsterdam-ers. Often friends that you’d say “Hey mate” to, or “Hey, me old mucker”, or “Hi love”. People from respectable neighbourhoods, the Nieuwmarkt, the Zeedijk, the wallen, the Nieuwendijk, the Haarlemmerstraat, the Jordaan, the Jodenbuurt, the Kinkerbuurt, the Pijp, the Eilanden, Wittenburg, Kattenburg. People that never go to the Apollolaan or the Goudkust, or perhaps only as the milkman, or as a burglar.’
This unique document has now been reissued, including new scans from the original negatives.

  • In cooperation with Top Notch en Uitgeverij Bas Lubberhuizen
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 240
  • Size: 290 x 300 mm
  • Year: 2014
  • Publisher: Lecturis, Bas Lubberhuizen, Top Notch
  • Design: Studio Anthon Beek
Ed van der Elsken
Ed van der Elsken's legendary book, now available for the first time in English in a strongly improved print quality.
£42.00
£40.95

Picture of Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty? SIGNED

Signed copies

From a text by Colin Pantall (first published in the BJP, Oct 2013)

Life is good for 25-year-old Belgian photographer Max Pinckers, who was singled out as one of ‘The Ones To Watch' in our January edition. His first book, The Fourth Wall, sold out its first edition of 1000 self-published copies, won the City of Levallois Photography Award and was nominated for the Photobook of the Year Award by Martin Parr at the Kassel Fotobookfestival.

Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty focuses on honour-based violence in India; in particular, the attacks on women and men who fall in love, or have a relationship against their family’s will. One organisation fighting this violence is the Love Commandos, a voluntary group that originally formed to protect couples who celebrate Valentine’s Day from attack by extremists. 

“I had heard of the Love Commandos and approached them to make a story. They are a small team of five guys based in Delhi that provide assistance to couples who are in love but face family opposition – mainly due to caste or religion. In India most people still have arranged marriages, but young people do fall in love and run away together. The main function of the Love Commandos is to allow people to do this in safety and in accordance with Indian law. Part of their mission is to prevent honour killings from happening. They take in young couples and provide protection, and sometimes they send in people to rescue couples who are at risk. There are eight shelters in New Delhi and one in Mumbai, and they have 50,000 volunteers, many of whom have been helped by the Love Commandos themselves.”

It is a real story featuring people who are in danger of violence or murder. But instead of emphasising the record element of the story, Pinckers pulled in a fictional direction using a visual language that borrows from Hindi cinema (Bollywood) and its depiction of relationships and love.

See here for sample images.

Self published

Softcover with flaps
210 x 290 mm
232 pages
140 color photographs
Full colour offset
Edition of 1000
Design by Jurgen Maelfeyt

Max Pinckers
Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty focuses on honour-based violence in India. FINAL REMAINING SIGNED COPY
£70.00

Picture of Tales from the City of Gold

Publisher's Description

In his most wide-ranging photographic project to date, Larkin explores the vast waste dumps created by Johannesburg’s historic gold-mining industry, territory where history, economy and contemporary South Africa collide. 


His sensitive landscapes of life on these incongruous manmade monuments, remnants of Africa’s most successful mining story, highlight the ignored realities of these spaces, and the denial of the environmental legacy which it has left behind.


Jason Larkin (b. 1979 in the UK) is regularly internationally published and recently was awarded the Arnold Newman New Portraiture Award. He was nominated for both the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize and Prix Pictet photography awards for Cairo Divided, a freely-distributed publication. Exhibitions include the Brighton Photo Biennial, Farnsworth Art Museum, Maine, and Flowers Gallery, London. This publication was supported by Falmouth College of Arts, UK.

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

Size: 240 x 280 mm

96 pages, 53 colour ills.

Jason Larkin
In his most wide-ranging photographic project to date, Larkin explores the vast waste dumps created by Johannesburg’s historic gold-mining industry, territory where history, economy and contemporary South Africa collide.
£28.80

Picture of Testament

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Publisher's Description

Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world's conflicts since the late 1990s, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, the West Bank, Iraq, Liberia, Egypt, and Libya.

Through Hondros' images, we witness a jubilant Liberian rebel fighter exalt during a firefight, a U.S. Marine remove Saddam Hussein's portrait from an Iraqi classroom, American troops ride confidently in a thin-skinned unarmored Humvee during the first months of the Iraq war, "the probing eyes of an Afghan village boy," and "rambunctious Iraqi schoolgirls enjoying their precious few years of relative freedom before aging into more restricted adulthoods."

Hondros was not just a front-line war photographer, but also a committed observer and witness, and his work humanizes complex world events and brings to light shared human experiences. Evident in his writings, interspersed throughout, Hondros was determined to broaden our understanding of war and its consequences.

This unyielding determination led Hondros to take dozens of trips to Iraq and Afghanistan, even as the news turned elsewhere. During these "routine" trips, Hondros examined and observed daily life in these war-torn societies. His inventive Humvee picture series frames the ever-changing landscapes of these countries, offering a glimpse into the daily lives of those most affected by conflict.

"One of the ongoing themes in my work, I hope, and one of the things I believe in, is a sense of human nature, a sense of shared humanity above the cultural layers we place on ourselves [which don't] mean that much compared to the human experience." —Chris Hondros

As a photographer working in the world's most difficult and dangerous places, Chris Hondros had the distinctive ability to connect his viewers with people embroiled in far-flung and sometimes obscure conflicts. He recognized the shared humanity among those affected by war, regardless of culture or beliefs, and he was determined to share their challenges to the wider world in the hope of provoking thought, raising awareness, and fostering understanding.

In the introduction to the book, Getty Images co-founder and CEO Jonathan Klein writes, "Chris believed that his work could and would make a difference. He dedicated and ultimately lost his life in pursuit of that belief. I have no doubt that Chris was correct. Images can and do influence public opinion, galvanize people and societies, and force governments to change. They bring much-needed focus and attention to the suffering of people who are otherwise unable to communicate their plight."

Publisher: Powerhouse

Size: 11.25 x 9.25"

160 pages

Chris Hondros
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world's conflicts since the late 1990s, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, the West Bank, Iraq, Liberia, Egypt, and Libya.
£29.25

Picture of Cairo Diary

Publisher's Description

Capturing Cairo between the overthrow of Morsi and Mubarak, Bialobrzeski’s images portray daily life in the Egyptian capital at a time of major urban, social and political upheaval and renewal. As silent and tranquil as they are anxious and tense, the images demonstrate Bialobrzeski’s ability to find beauty in chaos. The atmosphere is charged as we, the viewer, are left to contemplate what turn Cairo will take next.

About Peter Bialobrzeski:

Peter Bialobrzeski studied Politics and Sociology before he became a photographer for a local paper in his native Wolfsburg/Germany. He travelled extensivly in Asia before he went back to study photography at the Folkwangschule in Essen and the LCP in London. After having worked as a photographer for almost 15 years and published world wide, Peter started to focus more on Personal Projects.

In the last eight years he has published eight books. His work has been exhibited in Europe, USA, Asia, Afrika and Australia. He won several awards including the prestigious World Press Photo Award 2003 and 2010. Since 2002 Peter is a regular Professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. Furthermore he runs workshops around the world.

He is represented by Laurence Miller Gallery in New York, LA Galerie in Frankfurt/Germany and also shows with Robert Morat Gallery in his hometown Hamburg, as well as at m97 Gallery in Shanghai. In 2012 he was honored with the Erich Salomon Award by the German Society of Photographers (DGPh).

104 pp / 140 x 210 mm
Publisher: Velvet Cell

Section Sewn Binding
4 Colour Offset
Limited Edition of 1000
Ships September 2014
£18

Peter Bialobrzeski

Publisher's Description

Capturing Cairo between the overthrow of Morsi and Mubarak, Bialobrzeski’s images portray daily life in the Egyptian capital at a time of major urban, social and political upheaval and renewal. As silent and tranquil as they are anxious and tense, the images demonstrate Bialobrzeski’s ability to find beauty in chaos. The atmosphere is charged as we, the viewer, are left to contemplate what turn Cairo will take next.

About Peter Bialobrzeski:

Peter Bialobrzeski studied Politics and Sociology before he became a photographer for a local paper in his native Wolfsburg/Germany. He travelled extensivly in Asia before he went back to study photography at the Folkwangschule in Essen and the LCP in London. After having worked as a photographer for almost 15 years and published world wide, Peter started to focus more on Personal Projects.

In the last eight years he has published eight books. His work has been exhibited in Europe, USA, Asia, Afrika and Australia. He won several awards including the prestigious World Press Photo Award 2003 and 2010. Since 2002 Peter is a regular Professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. Furthermore he runs workshops around the world.

He is represented by Laurence Miller Gallery in New York, LA Galerie in Frankfurt/Germany and also shows with Robert Morat Gallery in his hometown Hamburg, as well as at m97 Gallery in Shanghai. In 2012 he was honored with the Erich Salomon Award by the German Society of Photographers (DGPh).

104 pp / 140 x 210 mm
Publisher: Velvet Cell

Section Sewn Binding
4 Colour Offset
Limited Edition of 1000
Ships September 2014
£18

£23.50

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