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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Larry Clark’s lurid portraits of teenage sex, violence and drug taking hang at major museums around the world and his latest book, Forgotten Photographs, sold out in a few hours. But through the magic of the internet you can enjoy all the images from Forgotten Photographs as a gorilla turns the pages. Some of the images are NSFW so hit the jump only if you dare!
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.
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.
Street photography is on the rise and the elusive artform is being practiced in all corners of the globe. The World Atlas Of Street Photography is a new publication featuring a wide array of street photographers with different styles that may challenge your ideas about the medium. Hit the jump for more info.