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LaToya Ruby Frazier discusses the creation of her first book, "The Notion of Family".
A social media analyst working in private intelligence considers the Islamic State's use of photography.
Why "photobooks" now? Author David Campany examines the term for issue 007 of The PhotoBook Review.
An excerpt from the Center for the Study of the Drone's newly released Drone Primer.
The thirty books shortlisted for the 2013 awards were announced Sept. 20 in New York.
A timeline of collaboration curated by Ariella Azoulay, Wendy Ewald, and Susan Meiselas.
The 2013 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards is now closed for entries.
Visit Aperture at EXPO CHICAGO, where we will present selections from the limited-edition print program and newly published books.
Lesley A. Martin discusses selections from the PhotoBook Awards submission pool, and the details that compel a juror to take a closer look.
An excerpt from Christopher Phillips’s introduction to Site Specific: Photographs by Olivo Barbieri.
A quick recap, with images, of Aperture’s recent workshop with photographer Shelby Lee Adams.
On the occasion of a traveling exhibition, Diana Stoll meditates on Man Ray’s portraits.
On the occasion of the forthcoming paperback edition, Lyle Rexer discusses The Edge of Vision four years later.
Highlighting a new selection of latest arrivals in the First PhotoBook category.
Sarah James ponders the Mass Observation project, now surveyed at Photographers’ Gallery in London.
From Aperture #206, Sylvia Plachy’s intimate visit with one of the celebrated denizens of New York’s Central Park Zoo, who passed this week at age twenty-seven.
From Aperture #212: Ian Jeffrey on Thomas Mailender’s use of the 1930s-era photographs published as The Night Climbers of Cambridge.
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