Photography History Books

A recent conversation with a student about photographic history had me wondering. Why does theres seem to be a proliferation of those history books today?  The pinnacle of photography history were for a long time the two books written in or around the 1950s. One book written by Helmut Gersheim focuses primarily on the early… Continue reading Photography History Books

Melbourne Art Book Fair

This weekend is the annual Melbourne Art Book Fair, agin this year I will be behind a table along with my fellow Photobook makers. I’m actually sitting the stand on Friday the 16th for the first session from about 9:30 onwards until 1:30, and the end of the session on the Sunday time to be… Continue reading Melbourne Art Book Fair

Photobook Fair @ BIFB 2017

I am very excited to announce that this weekend,  2nd September and 3rd September, the Melbourne Photobook Collective will have a stand at the photobook fair as part of the 2017 Ballarat International Foto Biennale. I personally will be sitting the stand on the Saturday, swing by say hi and buy a book or three.… Continue reading Photobook Fair @ BIFB 2017

Photobook Review

British Watchtowers, by Donovan Wylie, with an essay by, Loiuse Pubrick pub. Steidel 176 pages Hardback / Clothbound in slipcase 29.5 x 23 cm English ISBN 978-3-86930-782-4 1. Edition 11/2014 Printing is of the standard one would expect form Steidl. The slip case is pale grey and the books have dust jackets spines that tonally… Continue reading Photobook Review

Summer holidays.

Well here we are at the business end of the summer school holidays in Victoria, Australia. These holidays have been like no other I’ve ever experienced. The renovations have meant constant noise and interruptions, amongst other distractions. Some days starting at 7:00am and gong right though until 7:00pm! The upshot of this is, all the… Continue reading Summer holidays.