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LBM Dispatch #7: Georgia By Alec Soth Now Available

LBM Dispatch #7: Georgia

Magnum photographer Alec Soth and Brad Zellar have spent the last last 3 years documenting the backroads of rural America while posing as reporters for a fictitious newspaper. Their latest trip took them through Georgia and the work is now available as The LBM Dispatch #7. Hit the jump for more info.

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New Book: Voewood Festival By Martin Parr

Voewood Festival By Martin Parr
Mangnum photographer Martin Parr is internationally recognized as a brilliant satirist of contemporary life and his work often rides the line between objectivity and voyeurism. The social classes of England are front and center in his work so the opportunity to photograph the annual Voewood Festival was a perfect match. Hit the jump for more.

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Alec Soth Goes Undercover In Rural Georgia To Find Unusual Stories Of Real People

Alec Soth LBM Dispatch Georgia

Photo © Alec Soth

Magnum photographer Alec Soth and Brad Zellar have spent the last 3 years documenting the backroads of rural America while posing as reporters for a fictitious newspaper. The project eventually evolved into an actual publication called the LBM Dispatch and the latest edition focusses on Georgia. Hit the jump for more details on this ambitious project.

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Photographer Gail Albert Halaban on Being A Peeping Tom

Gail Albert Halaban Paris Stories

Photo © Gail Albert Halaban

Photographer Gail Albert Halaban creates sprawling urban landscapes that include the private lives of strangers captured through their windows. Is she just another peeping tom pushing the boundaries between privacy and art, or does she have a more noble purpose? Hit the jump to hear it in her own words.

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Book Review: Tractor Boys By Martin Bogren

Tractor Boys By Martin Bogren Cover

Tractor Boys by Martin Bogren is a beautiful little book that documents a group of teenage boys in Sweden who spend their spare time racing old cars that have been converted for use on farms. The grainy black and white photos have a soft, almost dream-like focus that makes the book more about a time, a place or a particular mood than it does about a specific set of actions. Hit the jump for the full review.

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Magnum Contact Sheets Compact Edition Now Available

Magnum Contact Sheets Henri Cartier Bresson

Photo © Henri Cartier Bresson / Magnum Photos

Magnum Contact Sheets is one of the best books any street photographer can own and it’s been re-released as a more affordable compact edition. The new version is physically smaller but has a few extra pages as some sections had to be redesigned to account for the smaller page size. Hit the jump for more info.

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