Tag: japanese-photo-books

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 […]

Jesse’s Book Review – Old Town by Takeyoshi Tanuma

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 […]

Photography Zines (and books) No: 30

Photography zines (and books) No: 30 It takes me forever and then I feel all guilty when I look at the ever growing pile of books. My intentions are good, but my time management skills are somewhat lacking. I need an intern for all this stuff. Anyway, I have been bound in by a typhoon, […]

Jesse’s Book Review – Daido Moriyama: Dazai

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 by Hashiguchi George

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, 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 […]