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19 Sep 2017

Dispatches: An Eye on Photography with One of The Greats

For anyone out there who loves documentary photography, editorial photography, political photography or photojournalism, David Burnett is a name you MUST know. A friend recently described him as “The Michael Jordan of photojournalism,” which I think is an accurate description. Burnett is a good photographer and has been good for a long, long while. Constantly reinventing himself and his genre, he continues to produce work...

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21 Aug 2017

Dispatches: Interview with Darius Himes on Publishing Photography Books

Christie’s International Head of Photographs Darius Himes was formerly Fraenkel Gallery director, a co-founder of non-profit art book publisher Radius Books, and he was the was founding editor of photo-eye Booklist, an international quarterly journal devoted to photography books. Okay, now that we have the official language and description out of the way, I can move on to giving you the real skinny: Darius is...

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Checklist: How to Get That Pro Look for Your Book
15 Aug 2017

Checklist: How to Get That Pro Look for Your Book

It’s such an exciting thing to be able to put your work in the world with a beautiful book. Your work deserves the best, most professional showcase. With the power to publish yourself, comes the need for a kind of strategy and attention that might be outside your professional wheelhouse. With a little bit of up-front research and ensuring your project has all the industry-standard...

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Prolific over Perfect: Spotlight on Chloe Ferres
10 Aug 2017

Prolific over Perfect: Spotlight on Chloe Ferres

Chloe Ferres is an Australian creative based in Sydney, who’s prolific in photography, design, and teaching! She’s made project after project with Blurb, each one unique. Her experimental style and passion for photographic exploration are infectious and inspiring. We caught up with Chloe for a look behind her books and photography for some insight into what keeps her producing such interesting work. Tell us about...

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08 Aug 2017

Dispatches: Interview with Chloe Ferres

Chloe Ferres is going to be a household name. Okay, maybe not in every household, but anyone with design, illustration, photography, or general creativity will know her name. She is a multi-tool player and has done things with her Blurb books that nobody else in the world has done. She is direct in regard to making art and seems to live by one simple rule:...

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3 Reasons to Print on Demand
01 Aug 2017

3 Reasons to Print on Demand

Print-on-demand is an exciting way to produce books and is relatively new—only about 15 years old. It has revolutionized book creation and the publishing market, from family books to work by creative pros, to mainline publishers and academics. With sophisticated digital printers, books no longer need an elaborate setup on traditional printers with plates and large runs. Color, sharpness, resolution, consistency—these have all increased dramatically...

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