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Mike Tyka – Portraits of Imaginary People

Review by Gerhard Clausing

In 1992 an intriguing book with the title The Reconfigured Eye was published by MIT Press. In our current age of “fakery,” and especially in hindsight, the subtitle of that book is even more intriguing: “Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era.” The point of that book was that the digital age, then labeled ‘post-photographic,’ might make it difficult to distinguish between visual fact and visual fiction. 708 more words

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Rohina Hoffman – Hair Stories

Review by Melanie Chapman •

Considering that photographer Rohina Hoffman’s day job is as a neurologist studying what goes on in a person’s mind, it should come as no surprise that her first monograph she would focus on what comes out of a person’s head. 600 more words

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Paulo Nozolino – Loaded Shine

 Review by Steve Harp •

When I saw the title of Paulo Nozolino’s newest monograph, Loaded Shine (Steidl, 2018), I immediately was reminded of Daniel Lanois’ song… 721 more words

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PhotoBook Journal - Issue #5

Welcome to Issue #5

We hope you have had a creative and relaxing summer and are ready for the fall season.

We are continuing to develop  603 more words

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Christiane Haid – RheinRevue

Review by Gerhard Clausing

The use of the leporello technique for presenting a continuity of visuals has a long tradition. In picture postcard presentations, for example, there are interesting varieties going back to the end of the 19th century that present little fold-outs emerging from flaps that show various views of an area. 677 more words

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Lynn Alleva Lilley – Deep Time

Review by Douglas Stockdale •

Ham and eggs. A wonderful breakfast in which it is said that the pig is fully committed, while the chicken is only involved. 563 more words

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Judging the LACP Photographic Book Competition

­­By Gerhard Clausing •

On Saturday, August 24, Douglas Stockdale and I spent a delightful day at LACP (Los Angeles Center of Photography) in Hollywood as jurors for the first LACP photographic book competition. 404 more words

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