Tag: japanese-photo-books

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 – 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 […]

Hunting For Photo Books In Tokyo

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Hunting For Photo Books In Tokyo

Hunting For Photo Books In Tokyo For a long time I have wanted to get a guide to the bookstores in Tokyo, as I get tons of people asking me where to go. But I am kept so busy hunting for cameras that I rarely have time to hunt for books. Fortunately Andrea Taurisano has […]

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 […]

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 […]