Matt Stuart’s witty vision and keen sense of timing have made him one of the strongest voices in modern street photography. The iN-Public member’s work has been exhibited around the world and his first photobook is finally available for pre-order. We asked Matt a few questions about the process of making his first photobook and how it influenced his work. Hit the jump for the interview!
Photobooks continue to be a source of inspiration for street photographers around the globe and as the new year approaches it’s time for our annual list of lists of the best photo books 2015. If there’s any money left after Xmas then it’s time to treat yourself to one of the year’s best! Hit the jump for StreetShootr’s list of list of best photobooks 2015!
Street photography often distinguished by its use of the single image to tell a story but photo books contain many images that must work together. Legendary photographer Ralph Gibson talks about how images relate to each other and sheds some light on the process of assembling a book in this short video. He touches on a couple of his own ideas on sequencing images and reminisces about several books he’s been a part of that resonate with him to this day. Great way to spend the next 4 minutes! Hit the jump to watch the video!
Signed copies of Songbook by Alec Soth are now available at the Magnum Store. The new photobook is a pictorial representation of Soth’s LBM Dispatch work documenting rural life in the Southern USA and the connection between the images without the context of news creates a new body of work that’s at once whimsical and sad. This is an amazing body of work and likely one of the best photobooks you’re going to see this year! Hit the jump for more info.