1. Street photography and Instagram photobooks by @koci

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    Emmy award-winning, multimedia journalist and passionate iPhoneographer, Richard Koci Hernandez (@koci), takes to downtown San Francisco for inspiration, explains a few of his tricks and the role Blurb books play in his exploration of camera phone photography.

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    • The Word Made Flesh - book trailer

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      The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide is a full-color photo-and-text anthology edited by Eva Talmadge and Justin Taylor, forthcoming October 12, 2010 from Harper Perennial. Stop by tattoolit.com to see more tattoo photos, read about the book, and say hello. Video by Devereux Milburn.

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      • Raymond Meeks: Where Objects Fall Away

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        November 3 – December 17, 2014 Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery Gallery Talk: Thursday, November 13, 5pm Reception: Thursday, November 13, 5-7pm Light Work is pleased to announce Where Objects Fall Away, an exhibition spanning the career of photographer and book artist Raymond Meeks, exploring his relationship to the photobook and its form. lg.ht/WhereObjectsFallAway — In the words of artist and publisher Raymond Meeks, “I continue to be inspired by collaboration with writers of poetry and short fiction and the merging of visual and word narratives. Recently, I’ve focused my efforts towards making artist books and a collaborative journal, orchard, which presents a visual conversation with fellow artists.” Meeks has collaborated with artists Deborah Luster, Wes Mills, and Mark Steinmetz. His books and pictures are housed in numerous public and private collections, including the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, George Eastman House, Corcoran Gallery of Art, and the Howard Stein Collection. www.raymondmeeks.com www.orchardjournal.com — Special thanks to Marcia Duprat http://marciaduprat.com Light Work http://lightwork.org

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        • Cristina de Middel // The Afronauts

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          ISBN: 978-84-615-8596-0 lademiddel.com selfpublished / la kursala Divine / Sébastien Tellier

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          • Jitka Hanzlová // Forest

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            ISBN: 3865212107 steidlville.com/ Window / The Album Leaf

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            • Michal Luczak // Brutal

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              ISBN: 972-83-933361-7-3 michal-luczak.com selfpublished 2012 design concept & photo editing: Andrej Kramarz book design: Ania Natecka / Tapir Book Design Warsaw // Joy Division

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              • Featured Speaker John Gossage / SPE Conference at Light Work

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                Featured Speaker John Gossage Photographers + Publishing: SPE Joint Regional Conference Hosted by Light Work Saturday, November 5, 2011 7:30pm – 8:30pm Light Work Robert B. Menschel Media Center 316 Waverly Avenue Syracuse, NY 13210 www.lightwork.org SPEAKER BIO By any measure John Gossage is a non-conformist. He was thrown out of high school at sixteen, yet taught college at the graduate school level for close to twenty years. He was never formally trained as a graphic designer, yet has designed twelve of his own photography books, as well as numerous books for other artists. He grew up in a household where there was no art, no music, and no books, yet has amassed a personal library of thousands of photography books, curated dozens of photography exhibitions, and served as a consultant to art collectors and foundations around the world. Published books include One Day. Ten Photographers (Kehrer, 2011), The Absolute Truth (Super Labo, 2011), The Thirty-Two Inch Ruler/Map of Babylon (Steidl, 2010), The Auckland Project: Photographs by John Gossage and Alec Soth (Radius Books, 2010), The Pond (Aperture, 2010), Here (Rochester Art Center, 2010), Secrets of Real Estate (John Gossage, 2008), America (Rocket Gallery, 2007), Putting Back the Wall (Loosestrife Editions, 2007), Berlin in the Time of the Wall (Loosestrife Editions, 2004), and more.

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                • Viviane Sassen

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                  As one of the participants at the Fotoboekenmarathon (main theme: quality versus quantity), held on Dec 16, 2012 at the photography museum Huis Marseille in Amsterdam we asked Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen (e.g. Roxane, In and Out of Fashion, Flamboya): overlooking the enormous quantities of photography and photobooks, what do you do to reach the required level of quality in your work? 'It has to be simple and classic, but has to have a modern twist. Quite a challenge.'

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                  • Week In The Life : Collage Layered Template Tutorial

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                    This 10+ minute tutorial walks you through my process of working with the collage pages in my 8.5x11 Week In The Life layered template package (available here: http://www.designerdigitals.com/digital-scrapbooking/supplies/product_info.php/products_id/9600). For more information on this project visit http://www.aliedwards.com/a-week-in-the-life.html

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                    • Never Grow Up

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                      Directed and Produced by Alec Ozawa Hand Models: Alex Kruser (Tattooed Left Arm) and Alex Radovanovitch (Tattooed Right Arm) During my last quarter as an undergrad for my BFA in digital photography, I had to complete a senior project in order to graduate. My professor requested a 6 image photo set with a strong original concept and work process, which eventually expanded into the making of this video. I initially struggled with concept, but decided to create photo illustrations based on Shel Silverstein's poems after browsing through a box of my old childhood books. Silverstein's writing and illustrations always seemed iconic and relevant despite age, so the project took shape into something fun and open to possibilities of creative direction. After settling on a select number of poems with interesting lines and themes, I began shooting photographs to combine into surreal and visually abstracted images. In addition to making supplemental photos, I wanted to package the images and derivative poems in a clean and organized manner. This led me to dabble into graphic design for book layout, as well as appropriate typography. During work process in typographic design, a class critique offered insight that hand-rendered typefaces instead of those with uniform digital appearances would better suit the overall quality of the book. I took this advice and had a good friend, Erich Buttstadt, help trace the poem and book titles with sumi ink, brush, and a steady hand. Once I finalized the photo book and several other portfolio books, I moved forward and began drafting sketches for a sturdy and authentically hand-made package to hold all my work in a single safe place. As the son of an engineer and grandson of a carpenter, I decided that removing myself from the computer and working with traditional tools would satisfy my creative expansion with the project. I spent a week brainstorming before gathering the necessary materials: various sizes of oak wood, hinges, latches, leather strapping, rivets, clasps, screws, stain, wax finishing, etc. Several days later, with the help of my father and his workshop, I held the finished project, a two compartment chest built from hardwood to house my photography books. Each compartment is self contained and independent from the other, reinforced with multiple layers of straps and locking mechanisms, and hand-crafted to compliment the printed work, as well as offer an experience of discovery for the viewer. Despite cautions to end my insane compulsion with this project, it still needed one more aspect to fulfill the spread of creative disciplines that I desired. Making this video was the final step and the best way I could think of sharing something that I loved making, and hope that everyone can enjoy as well. This project became more than an assignment, but a journey of learning new things, revisiting old lessons, and making things for the joy of making things. Never grow up.

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