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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 Tales from the City of Gold

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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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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

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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

Picture of Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation (The Photography Workshop Series)

Publisher's Description

In this series, Aperture Foundation works with the world’s top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography—offering the workshop experience in a book. Our goal is to inspire photographers of all levels who wish to improve their work, as well as readers interested in deepening their understanding of the art of photography. Each volume is introduced by a well-known student of the featured photographer.

In this book, Larry Fink—well-known for his layered pictures in social settings—explores composing photographs and improvising within a scene to create images with both feeling and meaning. Through words and photographs, he reveals insight into his own practice and discusses a wide range of creative issues, from connecting with the subject in front of the lens to shaping a vision that is authentic. Photographer Lisa Kereszi, a student of Larry Fink, provides the introduction.

Publisher: Aperture

Size: 7 1/2 x 10"

128 pages, 50 duotone and four-color images

Larry Fink
In this book, Larry Fink—well-known for his layered pictures in social settings—explores composing photographs and improvising within a scene to create images with both feeling and meaning.
£15.26

Picture of Bikeriders Photographs

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First published in 1968, The Bikeriders explores firsthand the stories and characters of the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club. The journal-size title features original black-and-white photographs and transcribed interviews made from 1963 to 1967, when Danny Lyon was a member of the Outlaws gang. Authentic, personal, and uncompromising, Lyon’s depiction of individuals on the outskirts of society offers a gritty yet humanistic view that subverts the commercialized image of Americana. Akin to the documentary style of 1960s-era New Journalism, made famous by writers such as Joan Didion, Hunter S. Thompson, and Tom Wolfe, Lyon’s work demonstrates humanitarian interests, advocacy, and “saturation reporting.” The importance of his work and our interest in the subject is reinforced by Lyon’s immersion in his subject.

Publisher: Aperture

Size: 6 1/4 x 9 1/4"

94 pages, 49 duotone images

Danny Lyon
First published in 1968, The Bikeriders explores firsthand the stories and characters of the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club.
£22.95

Picture of Martin Parr revised edition

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The acute observation, wit and colour of Martin Parr's work since the mid-1980s has established him as one of the most successful and popular contemporary photographers and a leading member of the prestigious Magnum agency. The only comprehensive monograph of Martin Parr's entire career to date, this second edition has been updated with completely new photographs and three new chapters assessing his most recent photographic work, as well as his expansion into the fields of curating, collecting and editing.

Beginning with Martin Parr's early black and white work, and moving through the development into his signature colour-saturated photographs, this newly updated monograph provides a complete overview of the acclaimed Magnum photographer's career to date. By placing the everyday at centre stage, Parr is best known for his sharp and witty visual chronicling of British (and later, global) idiosyncrasies. Parr's photographs have received popular acclaim, provoked controversy, and been applauded for their critical observations of the world we have built and inhabit.

Val Williams charts Parr's development as a photographer, from his early inspirations and outings with his grandfather, through his student days in Manchester and experimentation with documentary and art photography, to his sharply critical observations of the effects on global consumerism on our daily lives. Williams assesses contemporary reactions to his work as well as the social contexts in which the photographs were made. While she worked in close collaboration with Parr, having full access to his archives and based on extensive interviews with him, she retains a critical distance with which to evaluate his work and his public persona as a 'controversial' photographer.

Each illustrated chapter text is followed by an extensive section of spreads of his work. The book also offers a holistic view of his practice - with sections on his publications and collections of souvenirs and ephemera that have continued to inform his photographic practice.

Signed copies also available

Publisher: Phaidon

Size: 250 x 290 mm

464 pages, 516 colour photographs, 156 black and white photographs

Martin Parr
This new and expanded edition of the comprehensive monograph charts the career of British photographer and collector Martin Parr.
£53.96

Picture of Martin Parr revised edition (SIGNED)

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Publisher's Description

The acute observation, wit and colour of Martin Parr's work since the mid-1980s has established him as one of the most successful and popular contemporary photographers and a leading member of the prestigious Magnum agency. The only comprehensive monograph of Martin Parr's entire career to date, this second edition has been updated with completely new photographs and three new chapters assessing his most recent photographic work, as well as his expansion into the fields of curating, collecting and editing.

Beginning with Martin Parr's early black and white work, and moving through the development into his signature colour-saturated photographs, this newly updated monograph provides a complete overview of the acclaimed Magnum photographer's career to date. By placing the everyday at centre stage, Parr is best known for his sharp and witty visual chronicling of British (and later, global) idiosyncrasies. Parr's photographs have received popular acclaim, provoked controversy, and been applauded for their critical observations of the world we have built and inhabit.

Val Williams charts Parr's development as a photographer, from his early inspirations and outings with his grandfather, through his student days in Manchester and experimentation with documentary and art photography, to his sharply critical observations of the effects on global consumerism on our daily lives. Williams assesses contemporary reactions to his work as well as the social contexts in which the photographs were made. While she worked in close collaboration with Parr, having full access to his archives and based on extensive interviews with him, she retains a critical distance with which to evaluate his work and his public persona as a 'controversial' photographer.

Each illustrated chapter text is followed by an extensive section of spreads of his work. The book also offers a holistic view of his practice - with sections on his publications and collections of souvenirs and ephemera that have continued to inform his photographic practice.

Publisher: Phaidon

Size: 250 x 290 mm

464 pages, 516 colour photographs, 156 black and white photographs

Martin Parr
This new and expanded edition of the comprehensive monograph charts the career of British photographer and collector Martin Parr.
£59.95

Picture of Canaries (SIGNED)

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In 2003 a sudden development of severe Environmental Illness forced Thilde Jensen to leave her life in New York City. The ensuing years were a lesson in basic survival.

Retreating to the woods for sanctuary, Jensen would have to wear a respirator whenever she returned to civilization. To her surprise, an otherwise invisible subculture of people who shared this isolated existence began to emerge.

She later travelled the desert of the American Southwest, where many with Environmental Illness live as refugees from a chemical and electrical world they can no longer inhabit.

The Canaries is an intimate journey through a hypersensitive dimension of reality, where old cars, aluminum foil, masks and home-made phones become key necessities for survival. The book is an authentic photographic documentation of life on the edge of modern civilization, but reads almost as fiction set in the borderland between dream and nightmare.

Publisher: LENA publications, 2013

156 pages with 71 images and 4 inserts

Edition of 1,500

Book comes hand-wrapped in aluminum foil with handwritten label

Thilde Jensen
In 2003 a sudden development of severe Environmental Illness forced Thilde Jensen to leave her life in New York City. The ensuing years were a lesson in basic survival. Retreating to the woods for sanctuary, Jensen would have to wear a respirator whenever she returned to civilization. To her surprise, an otherwise invisible subculture of people who shared this isolated existence began to emerge.
£55.00

Picture of Moments in Between

"Moments in Between is an impressive example of the new, artistically aware photojournalism. It deals with the murderous break-up of Yugoslavia following the erosion of the communist bloc...Lasthein, typically, does not look at these vicious conflicts directly, but like a nineteenth-century photographer he documents the landscape of war rather than the war itself. In a series of luscious, even lyrical landscapes taken in Serbia, Croatia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Macedonia, he documents an urban topography and a social landscape blighted by war -- scarred buildings, wrecked cars, piles of rubble; yet on the streets daily life continues as routinely as possible -- women shop, children play, men work. This is the reality of a war zone: long, uneasy moments of no fighting, menaced by the continual threat of further violence. Thus Lasthein deals with the poetry rather than the hyperbole of war. He is concerned 'with daily life in the shadow of a war. Between shellings, after ethnic cleansing, or before a shot is fired.'"

Featured in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II.

Publisher: Journal Publishing

Size: 8 x 10"

144 pages, 55 four-colour plates

Jens Olof Lasthein
As featured in The Photobook Vol II (Parr/Badger)
£28.50

Picture of No Pain Whatsoever

Publisher's Description

Photographs from Grant's long term project photographing his contemporaries in the city of Liverpool, where he was born in 1967. Where earlier series have focused on the intimacy of the interior, Grant uses exteriors as a starting point for this latest body of work, and explores the way Liverpool's inhabitants are reflected in the landscape.

See sample images here.

Publisher: Journal Publishing

Ken Grant
Photographs from Grant's long term project photographing his contemporaries in the city of Liverpool.
£27.50

Picture of Flock SIGNED

Signed copies

Publisher's Description

Made in cooperation with the regular visitors who returned weekly to a few small sales sheds at the heart of a British market city, Flock by Ken Grant marks the end of a ritual that has been an integral part of the midlands agricultural community of Hereford for centuries. Over the course of five years, Grant - known for his long term documentary projects - returned weekly to the same spaces to photograph. In doing so he has created a tender and sustained appreciation of a community as the last inner city livestock market in Britain makes way for the next chapter in Hereford’s regeneration programme.

You can see sample images here.

Publisher: Artist Photo Books

Size: 305 x 210 mm

96 pages

Ken Grant
SIGNED Made in cooperation with the regular visitors who returned weekly to a few small sales sheds at the heart of a British market city, Flock by Ken Grant marks the end of a ritual that has been an integral part of the midlands agricultural community of Hereford for centuries.
£25.00

Picture of Street Photographers Manual

Publisher's Description

Whether dark, edgy or humorous, street photography shows us that daily life can be a little surreal but also gently poignant. Photo sharing on Flickr and Facebook has rejuvenated the genre, and its spirit has been reborn. This book is about the possibilities of street photography, and how it can be approached in a tangible way. It begins with an overview of street photography, examining its past, present and future, and looking at how the genre has changed over time. The reader is then introduced to twenty of the most acclaimed international street photographers, among them Bruce Gilden, Alex Webb, Nils Jorgensen and Saul Leiter. Integrated within the profiles are twenty fully illustrated tutorials, including how to shoot a face in a crowd and how to train your eye to observe and capture the unexpected. This book shows you that being a street photographer is about looking for the luck. But luck requires inspiration and that is where this book is indispensable.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Size: 229 x 177 mm

192 pages, with over 100 colour illustrations

David Gibson
This book is about the possibilities of street photography, and how it can be approached in a tangible way. It begins with an overview of street photography, examining its past, present and future, and looking at how the genre has changed over time.
£13.46

Picture of Moonshine

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Spanning almost three decades, Moonshine is a portrait of the American Appalachian folk, a mythologised region populated by ‘moonshiners’. Van Manen’s images are defined by a fierce intimacy with her subject, as the viewer teeters on the edge of the frame, perpetually trespassing on private moments: rollicking children practicing handstands on the couch; a kneeling daughter combing the hair of her grandmother.

Van Manen first visited the region in 1985, to the Appalachian areas of Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, returning periodically up until 2013 to visit mining families with whom she lived: the Boggs family with their ten red-haired sons; miners Mavis and Junior. The intergenerational images subtly trace the insidious changes undergone by Appalachia – the slow and steady demise of the mining industry, and the migration of inhabitants from ramshackle wooden cabins to the city, or urban trailer parks. Van Manen intermixes black-and-white images with later colour work – another register of time passing and the inevitability of change.

Bertien van Manen rolled into photography almost by accident, taking pictures of her children with an old camera. As her work became more public she was soon drafted into the world of fashion photography. In 1977 she tired of the industry, and on discovering the documentary photography of Robert Frank and Josef Koudelka, van Manen began to explore the developing relationship between herself and her subjects, keeping a closeness and developing a personal, organic style of photography.

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 235 x 225 mm

112 pages, 78 colour plates

Bertien van Manen
Spanning almost three decades, Moonshine is a portrait of the American Appalachian folk, a mythologised region populated by ‘moonshiners’. Van Manen’s images are defined by a fierce intimacy with her subject, as the viewer teeters on the edge of the frame, perpetually trespassing on private moments: rollicking children practicing handstands on the couch; a kneeling daughter combing the hair of her grandmother.
£36.00

Picture of Archeology of Fear and Desire

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An Archeology of Fear and Desire is an attempt to recontextualise Israel as place and metaphor, exploring longing, belonging and exclusion. Frédéric Brenner follows up his opus Diaspora with a visual essay about Israel, a land of devouring myths in which constructs-- social and religious--perpetuate a tyranny of roles, which render us strangers to what is most intimate in ourselves.

Brenner’s essay is an X-ray of an ongoing experiment in survival, portraying the complexity of multiple, dissonant identities. These images question the promise attached to this land and explore the cauldron of fear and shadow within this territory and in each of us, unrecognised, unredeemed, denied, dissimulated and silenced, where the other is instrumentalised and thereby sacrificed.

An Archeology of Fear and Desire is part of a project entitled This Place, which explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes of twelve internationally acclaimed photographers, consisting of a travelling exhibition, companion publications and a program of live events. Brenner initiated the project in 2006 and continues to guide it.

Brenner is best known for Diaspora, the result of a 25-year search in 40 countries to create a visual record of the Jewish people at the end of the twentieth century. Brenner is the Laureate of the French Academy in Rome (1992) and the Prix Niepce (1981); he has directed an original film and published six books, including Diaspora: Homelands in Exile (2003).

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 290 x 270 mm

72 pages, 37 colour plates

Frédéric Brenner
An Archeology of Fear and Desire is an attempt to recontextualise Israel as place and metaphor, exploring longing, belonging and exclusion. Frédéric Brenner follows up his opus Diaspora with a visual essay about Israel, a land of devouring myths in which constructs-- social and religious--perpetuate a tyranny of roles, which render us strangers to what is most intimate in ourselves
£40.50

Picture of New York in the '50s

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“I have been shooting New York for over 60 years now. And though I have achieved age, I can safely say I have never made my way to maturity so I have never been jaded or bored. I think all this is due to the grittiness and hectic quality of the city, you never capture it, it captures you.” After studying painting and graphic design at Cooper Union and Yale, Jay Maisel began his career in photography in 1954. While his portfolio includes the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Miles Davis, he is perhaps best known for capturing the light, color, and gesture found in every day life. This unique vision kept him busy for over 40 years shooting annual reports, magazine covers, jazz albums, advertising and more for an array of clients worldwide. Recently, Maisel has gone back to his archive of early work, and put together a collection of black-and-white images he made as a young man in the 1950s, evidence of a lifetime’s pursuit of a craft and a special talent, one of the best-kept secrets in photographic history. “New York in the ‘50s” is a beautifully-produced monograph that will be equally appreciated by Jay Maisel’s followers, and anyone who has stepped inside his muse, New York City.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 12 x 13"

92 pages, 76 duotone plates

Jay Maisel
Recently, Maisel has gone back to his archive of early work, and put together a collection of black-and-white images he made as a young man in the 1950s, evidence of a lifetime’s pursuit of a craft and a special talent, one of the best-kept secrets in photographic history.
£36.00

Picture of From Galilee to the Negev

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Stephen Shore is a pioneering photographer and influential teacher. From Galilee to the Negev is an intimate portrait of a multi-faceted place, exploring the landscape of Israel and the West Bank; its complexities and its contradictions. Shore travelled the length and breadth of the region, questioning and revealing through his camera lens. His visual inquiry explores the landscape itself and the people who live in it – the daily lives and the narratives that combine to create this fascinating place – at once beautiful and ugly, safe and hostile.A selection of texts by a diverse range of writers – who have each selected one photograph as a spring board – will be interspersed amongst the photographs, offering a gathering of voices and perspectives.

Acclaimed photographer Stephen Shore's visual enquiry into the land of Israel and the West Bank, and its complex layering of contemporary culture and endless history.

Arranged geographically, Shore's photographs create a living portrait of a beautiful yet contradictory place, from the north at Mount Hermon, through Tel Aviv, the Gaza border, Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Negev, to the Red Sea.

Shore’s photographs, many published here for the first time, draw attention to the minutiae of everyday life that are often overlooked, from peeling posters on public noticeboards, to archaeological sites mid-dig, to graffiti on storefronts.

Features essays from a range of eminent writers, including Yotam Ottolenghi and the New Yorker’s Jane Kramer, each a response to one of Shore’s photographs.

Publisher: Phaidon

Size: 338 x 291 mm

224 pages, 249 colour illustrations, 24 black and white illustrations

Stephen Shore
Acclaimed photographer Stephen Shore's visual enquiry into the land of Israel and the West Bank, and its complex layering of contemporary culture and endless history.
£67.50

Picture of Gaza Photo Album

Publisher's Description

Photographer Kent Klich arrived at the Gaza Strip on the 18th of February 2009, just after Israel’s offensive had ceased and its population had begun to try to recreate their lives within a broken wasteland. Wishing to move away from more stereotypical images of the conflict and its root causes in the Middle East, Klich decided not to tell the story of Gaza through its faces but rather through its spaces, where the absence of inhabitants in itself forms an underlying narrative. The interiors of houses, the private spaces of Gaza’s inhabitants, have been documented in some 55 colour photographs – appropriated, burnt, bulldozed, bullet ridden, or bombed out – in a confronting testimony to interrupted lives. 

Featured The Photobook: A History Volume 3 (Parr/Badger)

Publisher: Journal 2010
88 pages


Kent Klich
Featured in the Parr/Badger collection The Photobook Volume 3
£27.50

Picture of The Burn

Publisher's Description

»These photographs are part of a series begun in 2007 when I observed my first controlled prairie burn. I was immediately struck by the burn’s visual and expressive potential, as well as the way it evoked themes that are at the core of my photographic work. A controlled burn is deliberately set; its violent, destructive force reduces invasive vegetation so that native plants can continue to prosper. (…) These images of regenerative destruction constitute a universal metaphor: the ephemeral moment when life and death are not opposed but are harmonized as a single process to be embraced as one.« Jane Fulton Alt

Jane Fulton Alt (b. 1951) is a fine art photographer based in the Chicago area. She has received numerous awards, among them Photolucida’s Critical Mass Award and the Humble Arts 31 Women in Art Photography. She has published Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories of New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward about the aftermath of Katrina in 2009. Alt’s work is in numerous permanent collections, e. g. the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, New Orleans Museum of Art, De Paul Art Museum, Center for Photography, Woodstock.

Authors: Deborah Gribbon, Gary Gutting, Jane Fulton Alt, Michael Weinstein
Artists: Jane Fulton Alt

Designed by Sam Silvio
Hardcover
21 x 21 cm
96 pages
38 color ills.
English

2013

Jane Fulton Alt
A series of photographs of a controlled prairie burn. Selected for the German Photo Book Award 2014.
£35.25

Picture of Waiting for the Magic: The Photography of Oscar Marzaroli

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Publisher's Description

This book celebrates Marzaroli’s extraordinary talent with a number of specially-commissioned essays and a selection of previously unpublished photographs, as well as many of the iconic, much loved work for which he is renowned. The first section, 'Europe: A Man with a Vision' (Anne Marzaroli), highlights Oscar’s journey into photography at the age of eighteen and features figure and landscape shots from Scotland and beyond, as well as photographs of family and friends. 'Waiting for the Magic' is a piece by the late James Grassie, who worked with Marzaroli on many of his documentary films. Photographs include land and seascapes, and images which explore the human response to the natural environment. 'Glasgow: A Dear Green Place' (Robert Crawford, St Andrews University) contains some of Marzaroli’s most familiar Glasgow shots, as well as many images never before published. All are of extraordinary historical and social importance as they depict the city during a profound process of change. The last section is 'Marzaroli’s People' (Peter Ross, Scotland on Sunday). Marzaroli’s portraits always had a purpose and a point; his empathy is apparent as is his lack of intrusion and respect for people in their unique landscape, whether it be urban or country.

Publisher: Birlinn

224 pages

Oscar Marzaroli
This book celebrates Marzaroli’s extraordinary talent with a number of specially-commissioned essays and a selection of previously unpublished photographs, as well as many of the iconic, much loved work for which he is renowned.
£22.50

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