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 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 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 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, 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, Street by Yasuhisa Toyohara If you like Japanese street photography then you are going to really enjoy this book review. Jesse shares with us the 80’s street photography of Yasuhisa Toyohara. Check it out.
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.
Jesse’s book review, Man and Woman by Eikoh Hosoe Another fantastic review of a beautiful Japanese photobook by Jesse. This time a study of the human body. Some of these images may have your work colleagues looking over your shoulder.