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Picture of Western Colors

Publisher's Description

The definitive collection of Bernard Plossu’s iconic colour photographs of the American Southwest.

Bernard Plossu has been called ‘the most American of French photographers’ by his friend and colleague Lewis Baltz. Although he is best known for his work in black and white, often capturing a bohemian world of free-spirited adventure, Plossu has also shot in colour throughout his career.
This book showcases 88 bold and cinematic colour photographs, many of which are previously unpublished, dating from the 1970s and early 80s, when Plossu was resident in the US. Strikingly rendered using the Fresson carbon printing process, these images depict an unmistakably American landscape of motels and rodeos, deserts and highways; a realm that is both rugged and dreamlike, haunted by the mythic imagery of the Old West. They combine to form a memorable and atmospheric collection of work by a supremely talented photographer.

Photographs by Bernard Plossu Essays by Francis Hodgson

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Size: 220 x 270 mm

With 88 photographs in colour

Bernard Plossu
The definitive collection of Bernard Plossu’s iconic colour photographs of the American Southwest.
£31.46

Picture of Sentimental Journey

Publisher's Description

45 years after his honeymoon holiday with wife Yoko
The limited reprint of a legendary photo book.

Self-published in 1971, the rare original edition saw a print run of only a thousand copies. Now, the reprint the world has been waiting for has arrived.
 
Edition includes typographic error on cover, spine and in the introduction text.

Publisher: KAWADE SHOBO SHINSHA

Size: 245 x 250 mm

108 pages, 108 images
English, Japanese

Nobuyoshi ARAKI
45 years after his honeymoon holiday with wife Yoko
The limited reprint of a legendary photo book Self-published in 1971, the rare original edition saw a print run of only a thousand copies. Now, the reprint the world has been waiting for has arrived.
£59.00

Picture of Hand Jobs: Life as a Hand Model (Collector's Edition)

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Collector's Edition of Hand Jobs: Life as a Hand Model. Limited to 150 copies. Includes a signed and numbered limited edition print.  

They moisturise 30 times a day. They know 200 different ways to pick up a Lego brick. They can method act with a Ferrero Rocher. They’re the only people who get paid as much for cleaning a toilet as they do for modelling a diamond. These hand models are the stars of the biggest advertising campaigns around but you’ve never seen their faces…until now. Hand Jobs: Life as a Hand Model offers 24 revealing portraits, 24 hilarious quotes and 24 ways to peel a banana.

This is Book 3 in a series that celebrates the best in colourful, modern photography.
Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press,

Size: 179 x 141mm

88 pages

Oli Kellett and Alex Holder
hese hand models are the stars of the biggest advertising campaigns around but you’ve never seen their faces…until now. Hand Jobs: Life as a Hand Model offers 24 revealing portraits, 24 hilarious quotes and 24 ways to peel a banana.
£27.00

Picture of Badly Repaired Cars (Collector's Edition)

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Collector's Edition of Badly Repaired Cars by Ronni Campana, limited to 150 copies. Includes a signed and numbered limited edition print.  
Badly Repaired Cars is a bright, bold and humorous documentation of some of the best (or worst) examples of DIY car repairs. Close up photographs of cars held together by tape, plastic and glue fill each frame and begin to take on the qualities of abstract art. A strip of duct tape across a broken headlight becomes powerfully graphic in form; green plastic hanging from a door divides the frame like a Rothko colour wash.
This is Book 2 in a series that celebrates the best in colourful, modern photography.
Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Ronni Campana
Badly Repaired Cars is a bright, bold and humorous documentation of some of the best (or worst) examples of DIY car repairs.
£27.00

Picture of Bubblegum (Collector's Edition)

Publisher's Description

Collector's Edition of Bubblegum by Emily Stein, limited to 150 copies. Includes a signed and numbered limited edition print.  

Emily Stein's photographs of children blowing bubblegum on beaches around the world are a portrait of the freedom, innocence and joy of youth. The range of facial expressions as the children blow the gum  frustration, excitement, surprise, concentration – tell a story in themselves. 

This is Book 1 in a series that celebrates the best in colourful, modern photography.

Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Emily Stein
Emily Stein's photographs of children blowing bubblegum on beaches around the world are a portrait of the freedom, innocence and joy of youth.
£27.00

Picture of France Atlantique

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The wild beauty of the French Atlantic coast captured in atmospheric images.

With its spectacular forms and lines, France’s Atlantic coast holds a unique, understated beauty. The photographer Marco Paoluzzo has captured austere, almost bleak scenes of sand, cliff and sky. Silhouettes that imply the presence of humans. The sea stretches desert-like from Dunkirk in the far north of France to Biarritz in the south. A lighthouse, a tree, a ship, the spray of the Atlantic – the photographs read like an ancient saga and seem to harbor endless secrets.

Publisher: Benteli Verlag

Size: 250 x 270 mm

158 pages, 112 illustrations

English | German | French

Marco Paoluzzo
The wild beauty of the French Atlantic coast captured in atmospheric images.
£45.00
£17.96

Picture of Ethiopia

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The photographer Marco Paoluzzo has travelled through Ethiopia six times and on his forays discovered a country full of light and humanity whose beauty is unforgettable. A country in which so many different cultures coexist, that one must really speak of several Ethiopias — a journey through the heart of a country, that although unrecognized and unnoticed, gleams like a black diamond. Title selected by the “German Photo Book Award 2007”.

Publisher: Benteli Verlag

Size: 280 x 240 mm

128 pages, 95 illustrations

German | English | French

Marco Paoluzzo
The photographer Marco Paoluzzo has travelled through Ethiopia six times and on his forays discovered a country full of light and humanity whose beauty is unforgettable.
£45.00
£17.96

Picture of America Blues

Publisher's Description

The photographer set out four times with a rental car on endless journeys back and forth through the states in order to discover the real America, the country behind the glittering advertisement shots. America Blues presents the photographic distillation of these journeys: Pictures with a strange melancholic atmosphere, a mixture of dream and disappointment, loneliness and cliché.

Publisher: BENTELI Publishers

Size: 220 x 275 mm

96 pages, 81 illustrations

German | English | French

Marco Paoluzzo
The photographer set out four times with a rental car on endless journeys back and forth through the states in order to discover the real America, the country behind the glittering advertisement shots. America Blues presents the photographic distillation of these journeys: Pictures with a strange melancholic atmosphere, a mixture of dream and disappointment, loneliness and cliché.
£45.00
£17.96

Picture of INVERSION(Arles Edition)

Sorry, out of print.  Please do not place order.

Daisuke Yokota

Sorry, out of print.  Please do not place order.

£500.00

Picture of DEADLINE Volume 2 (Signed)

Publisher's Description

In the highly anticipated second installment of the Deadline publications Will Steacy tells the story of an industry in crisis and a family legacy cut short. Steacy’s latest book reveals the harsh realities facing the newspaper industry today in a behind-the-scenes look at one newsroom’s grit and determination to get the news out despite shrinking advertising revenue, falling circulation, lay-offs, buy-outs, and bankruptcy. In his follow up to the critically acclaimed Deadline newspaper, this 190-page book features Steacy’s photographs of The Inquirer newsroom and printing plant, historical material from The Inquirer's archive and his own family's five-generation newsman history. The accompanying essay by former Inquirer executive editor Gene Roberts, whose leadership won the paper 17 Pulitzer Prizes, explains how corporate media consolidation and the shift from newsroom expansion to budget cutting in an effort to maximize shareholder value were the first dominos in the newspaper industry’s subsequent downfall. Deadline not only provides us an open window into the realities of an industry in crisis, but also explains how and why we got here. Steacy’s in-depth examination of the downfall of the media is particularly relevant in an election year in which the consequences of the de-newspaperization of America are on full display as facts and accountability have been trumped by voters' political ideology.

Sample images

Publisher: Frank Books

Size: 240 x 305 mm

192 pages, 279 photographs, reproductions & archival documents

Will Steacy
In the highly anticipated second installment of the Deadline publications Will Steacy tells the story of an industry in crisis and a family legacy cut short.
£42.00

Picture of A Lover’s Complaint (Signed)

Publisher's Description

This is an Artist’s Book, in a numbered limited edition of 300. 80 pages, 54 duotone illustrations.

The French philosopher and writer Roland Barthes (1915 – 1980) published his ‘A Lover’s Discourse’ in 1977. It consists of 80 ‘Fragments’, or short chapters, as a personal and philosophical exploration of the anatomy of desire and love.

Henry Gough-Cooper has taken these ‘Fragments’ and distilled each of them into haiku.

As a response to these, Robin Gillanders has made a series of still life photographs (which themselves may be termed ‘visual haiku’) as a further representation of Barthes’ text via Gough-Cooper’s verse.

Barthes is of particular importance to photographic artists since he has written at length about the medium and the relationship between the ‘actual’, ‘symbolic meaning’ and ‘subjective interpretation’. In other words, how the photograph transparently records what’s there, while symbolising something intangible and unphotographable, and which in turn requires personal interpretation.

“Photography is a kind of primitive theatre, a kind of Tableau Vivant…”, Roland Barthes

Robin Gillanders is a photographic artist living in Edinburgh. He is former Reader in Photography at Edinburgh Napier University.

Henry Gough-Cooper is a writer and musician who lives and works in South-West Scotland.

Publisher: Dingle Press

80 pages, 54 duotone illustrations

Limited edition of 300

Robin Gillanders and Henry Gough-Cooper
Artist’s Book, in a numbered limited edition of 300
£25.00

Picture of Eye Love You (Reprint)

Overseas deliveries  Please note that, as this is a heavy item, overseas postage will be charged at twice our standard rates.

Publisher's Description

The first book by Ed van der Elsken completely in colour, based predominantly on his travels for the magazine Avenue, was released in 1977. The starting point for this book was love, particularly the love between man and woman as it exists all over the world. Halfway though, the focus changed and became the struggle for existence that men and women experience in solidarity. Just as with the book 'Amsterdam!', all original slides have been cleaned, scanned and meticulously edited using a new technique developed by the restoration studio of the Nederlands Fotomuseum. This reprint presents Van der Elsken’s work in the best quality.

Publisher: Lecturis

Size: 240 x 300 mm

160 pages

Dutch/French/English

Ed Van Der Elsken
The first book by Ed van der Elsken completely in colour, based predominantly on his travels for the magazine Avenue, was released in 1977.
£34.75

Picture of À la carte_B (Signed)

Publisher's Description

The printing show “À la carte” took place in February as part of the current “DAIDO TOKYO” exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris.
We have received numerous inquiries regarding the product’s availability since the show, and we are happy to inform you that the Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation has provided a limited number of copies in response to public request. The book will be offered as a hand-signed AP edition from the artist’s own possession. However, please understand that it may sell out quickly, as the number of available copies is very limited.

Publisher: Fondation Cartier in Paris.

A4 variant format

Cover silkscreen printed

Daido Moriyama

Publisher's Description

The printing show “À la carte” took place in February as part of the current “DAIDO TOKYO” exhibition at the Fondation Cartier in Paris.
We have received numerous inquiries regarding the product’s availability since the show, and we are happy to inform you that the Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation has provided a limited number of copies in response to public request. The book will be offered as a hand-signed AP edition from the artist’s own possession. However, please understand that it may sell out quickly, as the number of available copies is very limited.

Publisher: Fondation Cartier in Paris.

A4 variant format

Cover silkscreen printed

£120.00

Picture of William Eggleston Portraits

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Vivid, poetic, even mysterious, the works of the pioneering American photographer William Eggleston portray life in his home town of Memphis, Tennessee, and the people he encountered, from the 1950s to the present day. This book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, includes both well-known and unseen portraits from Eggleston’s long career, to provide a fresh perspective on one of photography’s most influential practitioners.

‘I want to make a picture that could stand on its own, regardless of what it was a picture of. I’ve never been a bit interested in the fact that this was a picture of a blues musician or a street corner or something.’ – William Eggleston

William Eggleston’s photographs are special for their eccentric, unexpected compositions, playfulness, implied narrative and, above all, his portrayals of people. Over the past half-century he has created a powerful and enduring body of work featuring friends and family, musicians, artists and others.
Eggleston frequented the 1970s Memphis club scene, developing friendships and getting to know musicians, including Ike Turner, Alex Chilton and others. His fascination with the nightclub culture resulted in the experimental video Stranded in Canton (2005), which chronicles visits to bars in Memphis, Mississippi, and New Orleans. At the same time he encountered and photographed the likes of Dennis Hopper, Eudora Welty and Walter Hopps – and for a brief moment Eggleston even entered the Warhol Factory scene, dating the Warhol protégé, Viva.

William Eggleston: Portraits accompanies the first exhibition to explore Eggleston’s pictures of people. Works included span his career from the 1950s through to his well-known portraits of the 1970s to the present day. The catalogue includes an essay, chronology and beautifully reproduced exhibition plates, as well as a revealing interview with Eggleston and his close family members, conducted in Memphis by exhibition curator Phillip Prodger.

Sample images

Publisher: NPG

Size: 280 x 275mm

184 pages , 120 black & white and colour images

Philip Prodger (with an appreciation by Sofia Coppola)
This book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, includes both well-known and unseen portraits from Eggleston’s long career, to provide a fresh perspective on one of photography’s most influential practitioners.
£26.96

Picture of Copyright/Archief

Overseas deliveries  Please note that, as this is a heavy item, overseas postage will be charged at twice our standard rates.

Publisher's Description

Sanne Sannes was the ‘agent provocateur’ of the Dutch photography scene in the 1960’s. His grainy, black and white, intimate and erotic portraits of women, who he photographed in intense and ecstatic sessions, went against all the traditional rules of photography. Sannes was not afraid to experiment with photographic techniques and styles; everything was allowed to achieve the required result.

Sannes was tragically killed in a car accident just days after he turned 30, but in his short life he created one of the most impressive photographic oeuvres of the 20th century.

This monograph is the most complete overview of the work of Sanne Sannes that has been published, having been initiated by Johan ten Berg, Rob Sannes, the brother of Sannes, Gerrit Jan Wolffensperger, the former assistant of Sannes, and Roy Kahmann.

With contributions written by Willemijn van der Zwaan and Gerrit Jan Wolffensperger.

In collaboration with the Rijksmuseum and the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Publisher: Hannibal Publishing

Size: 310 x 240 mm

352 pages

ISBN 978 94 9208 143 8

Sanne Sannes
Complete overview of the erotic work of photographer Sanne Sannes
£31.50

Picture of  Otsuchi: Future Memories

Publisher's Description

This book documents the effects of the powerful earthquake that struck the northeastern coast of Japan in March of 2011, followed by the tsunami that overwhelmed the town of Otsuchi in the prefecture of Iwate. This fishing community of 15,000 inhabitants was one of those most damaged by the successive waves, which reached eighteen meters in height and destroyed almost 60% of the town.

The book gathers family photographs of the inhabitants of Otsuchi, found after the disaster, and places them in dialogue with images of the survivors amidst the ruins of their homes. It also recovers the colors of the archival pho-tographs, in many cases blurred or washed out, in order to color the portraits of the survivors. In this way, color constitutes a bridge between the images of past and present, establishing a connection between them.

Otsuchi: Future Memories leads us to reflect on the dynamic relationship between family photographs and our memories in the wake of such calamities. The 2011 tsunami took a toll in human lives, destroyed entire commu- nities, and caused untold material damage, but above all it left the survivors with the intangible loss of their own identity and memories, in which family photographs play a fundamental role.

Publisher: RM

Size: 7.87 × 9.84"

112 pages, 86 photographs

Trilingual edition (Spanish, English, Japanese)

Alejandro Chaskielberg (photographs), Daido Moriyama (text)
This book documents the effects of the powerful earthquake that struck the northeastern coast of Japan in March of 2011, followed by the tsunami that overwhelmed the town of Otsuchi in the prefecture of Iwate.
£31.50

Picture of Prisons

Publisher's Description

"This work stems from a self-financed reporting on prisons that started back in 2011, during which I visited no less than ten prisons. This follows a several-year-long study of the Belgian police force and its actions in the field. Prisons aims at opening our eyes on inmates; casting light on the failures of an obsolete judicial and penal system which remains to this day inscribed in the country that taught me the ideals of justice and humanity. Why do we turn a blind eye on those broken lives? On those whose lives are ruined?" Sébastien Van Malleghem

Publisher: Andre Frer Editions

Size: 210 x 258 mm

208 pages, 95 duotone pictures

French / English

Sébastien Van Malleghem
Prisons aims at opening our eyes on inmates; casting light on the failures of an obsolete judicial and penal system which remains to this day inscribed in the country that taught me the ideals of justice and humanity.
£37.25

Picture of Where the Children Sleep

Publisher's Description

One is missing his bed. Another, her doll with the dark eyes. A third is dreaming himself back to a time when his pillow was not an enemy. The war in Syria has continued for five years and more than two million children are fleeing the war, within and outside of the country borders. They have left their friends, their homes, and their beds behind. A few of these children offered to show where they sleep now, when everything that once was no longer exists.

Magnus Wennman, winner of three World Press Photo Awards and fourfold winner of Sweden’s Photographer of the Year Award, has met refugees in countless refugee camps and on their journeys through Europe. The story of when the night comes is a living narrative with no given ending. The traveling exhibition Where the children sleep is a cooperation between photographer Magnus Wennman, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Fotografiska (The Swedish Museum of Photography), and the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet.

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

Size: 240 x 210 mm

64 pages, 25 colour illustrations 

Magnus Wennman
Magnus Wennman, winner of three World Press Photo Awards and fourfold winner of Sweden’s Photographer of the Year Award, has met refugees in countless refugee camps and on their journeys through Europe.
£13.50

Picture of Ext.—Int.

Publisher's Description

“In the period from 2008 to 2013 I visited various productions of Dutch spoken films in the Netherlands and Belgium. I photographed the film sets perched as fictional islands in the actual landscape with an large format camera. The Dutch film industry occupies a small place in the major international film world. Yet with limited resources they are able to realize an international professional product. My project explores the effect of imagination through the medium of film and how it comes about. As a viewer you are able to step outside the boundaries of the film and its created reality as I present the film set and the surrounding landscape as a whole. This works sobering, because the set is so little enchanting and small, but when you think of the professional outcome of the Dutch film the images also create surprise and amazement.”
— Raimond Wouda

Size: 295 x 240 mm

160 pages

including clips from all movies, which can be seen with the free AR-app LAYAR

Raimond Wouda
“In the period from 2008 to 2013 I visited various productions of Dutch spoken films in the Netherlands and Belgium. I photographed the film sets perched as fictional islands in the actual landscape with an large format camera."
£34.75

Picture of History Database

Publisher's Description

There is no single interpretation of History Database. Through hundreds of found and produced photographs, drawings, xeroxes and pictograms, the book investigates notions of mortality, the measurement of time (through the formation and erosion of both bodies and geology), and the technology and distribution of pictures. Its imagery is splintered: a hand reaches across the face of a scored rock, ISIS bombers destroy The Temple of Bel, a long shadow slants across an ancient grave. A treatise on cultural, corporeal and academic preservation and destruction, History Database prompts: what is left behind after bodies disappear?

Publisher: SPBH

Size: 150 x 200 mm

248 pages

Edition: 500

Luke Stettner
Through hundreds of found and produced photographs, drawings, xeroxes and pictograms, the book investigates notions of mortality, the measurement of time (through the formation and erosion of both bodies and geology), and the technology and distribution of pictures.
£31.50

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