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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.
Marketa Uhlirova on fashion films that push the boundaries of photography.
Vicki Goldberg reports back from a 2013 trip to Russia, about an exhibition of Soviet propaganda.
Brian Dillon considers perspective, observation, and enlightenment found at the periphery.
Jonathan Griffin visits photographer John Divola in advance of three simultaneous retrospectives.
Images and video of Richard Mosse’s installation at the Venice Biennale.
An essay on Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté, via Creative Time Reports.
Sarah James reviews a survey of Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.
Lorenzo Durantini discusses Travess Smalley’s productive yet challenging relationship to photography.
Interview with designer Hans Gremmen about Rinko Kawauchi’s new book, Ametsuchi.
What provokes us to pursue something, to want to find out more?
Lisa Oppenheim teases apart the individual steps of picture-making, wringing from the medium’s technical apparatus a surprisingly broad range of meanings.
Images from Martin Parr’s Beach Party and Portrait Shoot at Aperture Gallery.
Photographer Anne Hardy speaks about her new exhibition of photographs and sculptures at Maureen Paley, London.
After lengthy deliberations, Aperture Foundation has selected the winner of the #MyApertureMag Instagram competition.
Photo critic and historian Geoffrey Batchen uses the art of Joachim Schmid to discuss photograph as a medium of exchange.
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