Jesse’s book review, 1959 Ok now this one is a bit different. No it is not a book. And no you more than likely can’t find this. But there is a point. I went back to the US for a visit last summer and after leaving Baltimore stayed with my mother in Nebraska to shoot what […]
Jesse’s book review, Ichi No Hi by Haruna Sato Jesse shares with us a book from a series that I have been looking at lately. Being in Tokyo I am familiar with Sato san’s work and it is cool that Jesse has done a review of her latest piece for us. Check it out.
Jesse’s book review, Ariphoto Selection by Shinya Arimoto Jesse is back with a review of a book by a photographer whose work I really like. Shinya Arimoto’s work has been on the site before, all reviewed by Jesse, so I am very happy to see this, the newest release in the Ariphoto collection. Check it out.
Jesse’s book review, Manzanar by Ansel Adams Jesse tackles one of the great legends of photography in this review, by reviewing a book that has a very strong connection for the Japanese. This is a fascinating and raw photographic essay that is often overlooked. “On the day of departure, people found themselves herded into groups […]
Jesse’s book review, ShootTokyo by David Powell This time Jesse shares with us his review on a book that may be quite well known to many readers on this site. Dave Powell’s ShootTokyo book gets a review. Check it out.
Jesse’s book review, Segregation Story by Gordon Parks This review was meant to be released a couple of weeks ago, but like a total dope I lost the images. So Jesse has been really kind and managed to make some more for us. Come and check out this excellent review. “Here is a mean place….The […]
Jesse’s book review, Momentary by Nico Perez Jesse Freeman’s world famous book reviews are usually focussed on Japanese photography, but occasionally he strays from the path to review the work of non Japanese photographers and friends too. This is the latter, a great review of beautiful book. I don’t believe happiness can be state, un-happiness can […]
Jesse’s book review, Daido Moriyama: Dazai Jesse is back with another great review. And this one is a bit special as it is a dream team review of two great Japanese artists. Over to Jesse: I remember in 1992 when the Dream Team was announced. I am the biggest Jordan fan and seeing him paired on […]
Jesse’s book review, 1991 Jesse is back with another review. Moving on a few decades this time, as the last one was 1959. Over to Jesse: 1991-1995 Work possesses a surprising amount of depth for what the content actually is. Compiled over the aforementioned years, photographer Hashiguchi George went to various places of work in Japan […]
Jesse’s book review, Family by Masahisa Fukase Your chance to learn about the great work of a true master Japanese photographer. Jesse is back with another excellent review of a quirky yet brilliant book. Please not, in some places this may be considered a little bit Not Safe For Work.
Jesse’s book review, Zona by Nuno Moreira Jesse shares with us a review of a photographer I have actually met! And I am proud to be able to say that, as Nuno is a very talented and humble guy. Nuno has been on the site before, so it is really cool to see how his […]
Jesse’s book review, Flash Up by Seiji Kurata They keep on coming thick and fast. Jesse shares with us a seriously raw Japanese street photography book. Come and check this one out. Some images may be considered NSFW.
Jesse’s book review, Old Town by Takeyoshi Tanuma Jesse is back! After a nice little break, Jesse has been busy pounding the reviews and has sent a series of wonderful pieces which I shall share over the coming weeks. You want to learn more about Japanese photography? Then read a few of these reviews. Continuing in […]
Jesse’s book review, Kodomo by Gocho Shigeo Jesse’s book reviews over the last year have been a wonderful opportunity to check out books that you may not know or would miss. I have really enjoyed them and I know he has some excellent ones coming in 2015. And to start 2015 we have a fantastic piece […]
Jesse’s book review, Images Still and Moving by Abbas Kiarostami In a step away from Japanese photography books, Jesse reviews the work of Abbas Kiarostami, an Iranian movie director. If you are not familiar with his work then you will be after this excellent review. Internationally among living film directors, I would say there are […]
Jesse’s book review, Alaska Eskimo by Yukichi Watabe Jesse has been busy lately with his film projects, but he has still managed to put out another brilliant review of a wonderful Japanese photo book. Check it out.