Tag: book-review

Jesse’s Book Review – écriture by Kenjiro Akama

Jesse’s Book Review – écriture by Kenjiro Akama Jesse is back with another great book review. This time by Japanese photographer Kenjiro Akama. Check it out. Circa 2010, anyone who said they were a photographer in Tokyo…was for the most part a film shooting street photographer. So much has changed since then, where now in […]

Jesse’s Book Review – Sunlanders by Sean Lotman

Jesse’s Book Review – Sunlanders by Sean Lotman Jesse has been very busy lately, with a new job and a new series of interviews coming. But he has made some time to put another book review together. This one is special to us as Sean is a mutual friend to both Jesse and I. I feel […]

Gear Review: HoldFast Gear

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Gear Review: HoldFast Gear

Gear Review: HoldFast Gear A few months back Matt of HoldFast Gear was kind enough to let me test out some of his wonderful offerings. I was planning on getting a review out as quickly as possible, but one thing led to another and here we are in the middle end of the summer. Still, better […]

Jesse’s Book Review – Momentary by Nico Perez

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 – Segregation Story

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 – Images Still and Moving

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 – Manzanar

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 – Zona by Nuno Moreira

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 – Tank and Road Surface

Jesse’s book review, Tank and Road Surface by Jun Nishieko Last night I was very fortunate to be reminded what a talented individual Jesse is, as I went to the screening of one of the movies he has made (something I hope Jesse will share with us in the future). And then today I remembered […]

Jesse’s Book Review – Shinjuku, day after day

Jesse’s book review, Shinjuku, day after day by Naoko Sakokawa Jesse shares with us a Japanese book that he scored at a local used book store. And what a score it is. A thoughtfully composed book, and an even more thoughtfully composed review. Read on. This is another one of those Book-off finds where I […]