For Martin Parr fans in the London area, The Art of Dining brings you Say Cheese: a unique photo-culinary experience combining a photography exhibition with a pop-up restaurant and bar inspired by the world of Martin Parr. "The world of Martin Parr in five courses". 19-29 March.
Our latest newsletter - published today - features the lates Photobook history volume by Martin Parr and Gerry Badger - signed, Giacomo Brunelli - also signed, Bill Henson, Dan Winters, Darren Almond, Irene Kung, Nick Knight, Lois Conner, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and David Bailey.
We're getting great feedback from customers on Paul Wakefield's newly published The Landscape. One of them commented on its "superb printing of classic images."
Copies of the latest of Alec Soth's LBM Dispatches, Texas Triangle, have just arrived. The good news is we're able to sell it at £13.25 and not £20 as previously thought.
Finally the updated edition of the excellent Publish Your Photography Book by Darius Himes and Mary Virginia Swanson is now available. It includes interviews and contributions from artists, publishers, designers, packagers, editors and other industry experts. Though the case studies are predominantly North American, this in no way reduces its usefulness to anyone looking to publish elsewhere.
Two new practical books, just out, are worth a look. The first is, in fact, a new edition of Publish Your Photography Book which, though it is written from within the world of US publishing, is full of useful background and practical tips for photographers anywhere whether they are trying to interest a publisher or thinking of publishing something themselves or publishing online.
The other title is Photography Beyond Technique, a collection of 20 essays, originally presented at the annual F295 symposium and seminar series, all written by contemporary photographers who employ alternative, historical, or handmade processes and techniques.
Anyone with an interest in landscape photography should be aware of the conference being organised by Tim Parkin of On Landscape. It is to be held at the Rheged Centre near Penrith from 21 to 23 November this year. There's a strong line-up of speakers including Joe Cornish, Hans Strand, Jem Southam, Paul Gallagher, Rafael Rojas, Alan Hinkes, David Ward, Paul Wakefield and David Clapp. See the On Landscape site for more details.
We are taking advance orders for The Photobook: a History Volume Three, signed by both Gerry Badger & Martin Parr. The first two volumes have had an enormous impact on the status of photographic books and the understanding of their significance in the development of the medium. Volume Three is due for publication on 17 March.
We've had a huge reaction to the reference to Paul Wakefield's new book The Landscape in our recent newsletter. It was published yesterday and we expect stock by next Monday, 17 February.
Our latest newsletter - published today - includes new titles by Paul Wakefield, Paul Seawright, Lucas Foglia, Txema Salvans, Christopher Anderson and Daido Moriyama.
Wood's Landscapes exhibition, featuring locations in the west of Ireland, Merseyside and North Wales, is running at Mostyn in Llandudno until 6 April. This work will be published in a three-volume collection by Steidl later this year.