Landfall is Mimi Plumb‘s first book and what a first book it is! After a couple of decades teaching photography, she began to scan and show her work from the late 1970s through to today on her website. One of the guys from TBW saw some of her earlier work at a frame shop, of […]
Photobook Collectors of a certain age probably need a Martin Parr book in their collections. Being, myself, of that certain age, well, I’ve long thought I should probably have a Martin Parr book in my library and, well, with Beach Therapy that box has been ticked.
“Choosing & Losing” is a new zine series from John Whitmore. I discovered it thanks to Twitter, and I got in on the ground floor, jumping in with a “Print is Not Dead” subscription: £20 + shipping (to the US it’s another £20) for four quarterly zines, plus a newsletter and some other perks. Due […]
I stumbled across Message to the Future thanks, once again, to the #believeinfilm community on Twitter. Really, social media isn’t all bad. Mostly, sure, and it’s led me to spend more money on photobooks than I might otherwise, and for that I’ll forever be grateful. Anyway. Message to the Future is a rather impressive exhibition […]
Halfstory Halflife was Charcoal Book Club’s photobook-of-the-month for September 2018… I’m sorta ashamed that it took me this long to get around to looking at it, but, well, here we are: it’s November 2020, and I’m finally getting around to a review…
It’s been almost three years since I unboxed Provoke, and I just finished reading all the text. It sat on the side table next to where I stare blankly at the television night after night, sometimes covered by some other book undergoing one of my casual reviews, sometimes by whatever recent-ish issue of Aperture that […]
So… FilmLab. Honestly, it’s still early days for me with this software. Already, I’ve gone from “this is world-changing!” to “eh… I like my old process better” to… well, I don’t really know. FilmLab (version 2.0.1, anyway) is good for many things and not so good at some other things. What do I mean? Well, […]