Unboxing ‘Several Hours Ahead’

Eduardo Pavez Goya‘s several hours ahead is a sort of travel zine, featuring selections from the 27 rolls of film he shot over a two week period in Tokyo back in October 2017. If you’re familiar with Ed, it’s almost a print version of one of his fun Shoot Film episodes, and the zine itself …

Unboxing ‘Analog.Cafe’ vol. 1

I was one of the 51 backers that helped kickstart analog.cafe, a “creative outlet that publishes outstanding images and stories… works based on skill, imagination, innovation and diversity” and founded by @dmitrizzl back in May, 2017. The website went live on August 1, and I received the reward—a limited edition zine featuring a photograph from @chichic on …

Unboxing Jim Grey’s ‘Exceptional Ordinary’

Exceptional Ordinary: Everyday Photography with the Pentax ME chronicles Jim Grey’s experiences with his first SLR, Pentax’s not-so-famous-as-the-K1000 ME , an aperture priority compact slr that appears to be relevantly similar in size and capabilities to my beloved Nikon FG. If you’re a reader of Jim’s excellent Down the Road blog, Exceptional Ordinary will be instantly familiar …

Unboxing ‘No Constructive Conclusions’

‘No Constructive Conclusions’ collects work shot around Katowice, Poland, and the Silesian Metropolis by Wojtek Mszyca, Pavel Pětroš, and Ian Barnaby Nutt. After meeting on Flickr, Wojtek invited the others to visit him in Poland  and shoot around his hometown. Pavel and Barnaby went at different times, and later, the three put their photographs together and exhibited the …

Unboxing ‘Beachy Head’

Beachy Head is a beautiful collection of photographs, made over a 12 month period by Brian David Stevens at Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 meters (531 ft) above sea level. The peak allows views of the south east coast from Dungeness in the east, to Selsey Bill in the …

Unboxing ‘ariphoto selection vol. 8’

Arimoto Shinya’s ariphoto series (and zines) documents his encounters with Tokyo wildlife: grinning elderly men with missing teeth; punks, goths, and heshers; hippy bikers; dog walkers; cosplay girls; homeless; I could go on. The tagline on his website sorta says it all: “TOKYO, SEEN BY MY EYES, IS AN ECOSYSTEM WITH MAGNIFICENT CIRCULATION.” I was excited to …