Category Archives: Photographers

A and E Books

The collective A and E books are a loose association of six or more photographers. I spoke to them about why they formed a group and what they plan to do in future. As you can see from the publications … Continue reading

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Paper Tigers Books

Another week, another book fair. This time as part of Photomonth we were at a small publisher's fair at The Printspace. Once again everyone was very friendly (plentiful tea and biscuits) and I met a number of small publishers I'd … Continue reading

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Photobook Bristol: Words and Niches

Colin Pantall is one of the Creative Directors of Photobook Bristol as well as being a blogger and a senior lecturer at Newport. He says Photobook Bristol is not just an event for niche publishers. He says he tweeted an … Continue reading

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Photobook Bristol: Shooting from the Hip

Rudi Thoemmes is the founder and Director of Photobook Bristol. He is also a book dealer, running the website RRB Photobooks (which I learnt stands for Rudi's Rare Books). Photobook Bristol is a four day event with talks by publishers, … Continue reading

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Wildlife in Sound and Pictures

I went for a walk with the field recordist Peter Toll and the Wildlife photographer David Tipling. While we walked, we talked about how they both approach their subjects. This is an excerpt from our conversation (a textual edit of … Continue reading

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Walking Around London

One theme of new Source is the comparison between photography and sound recording. We thought it would be illuminating to introduce a field recordist and a photographer and see what they had in common. The photographer Laura Pannack has an … Continue reading

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The Photographic Score

The new Source includes a portfolio by Jez riley French. He describes his works as 'scores for listening' and they consist of one or more photographs, often abstract in appearance, and some text that guide your way of looking and … Continue reading

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Photography and Openness

The artist Natasha Caruana has just started a residency at the Open Data Institute. I went along to the launch, curious to find out why a photographer would be a good person to have around in an organisation that aims … Continue reading

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Keep it straightforward and to the point

John Duncan is a co-editor of Source and one of the co-organisers and judges for the Solas Prize. To help anyone submitting work for the prize get an idea how it works he has conducted short interviews with fellow judge … Continue reading

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How to Spend $10,000

Last year Takashi Arai won the Source-Cord Prize (now the Solas Prize, deadline 19th July) and an award of $10,000. But how to spend it? In this short film Takashi talks about the work he submitted, the circumstances of his … Continue reading

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