Low-cost publishing-on-demand services, like Blurb or Lulu, are encouraging photographers of all genres to design and print really great, quirky photobooks that might not otherwise come into being.
Professional photographer Daniel Milnor has embraced this idea, and has created a cool series of books, both personal and commercial. As a personal side-project, Milnor found himself photographing dogs in the streets of many of the exotic cities where he was sent on assignment. The result is a series of self-published books of dogs (and graffiti) from Palermo, Tijuana, Paris and New York.
"Palermo has a street dog issue, a big one, and the city is filled with loose dogs, a motley mix of species that has to be seen to be appreciated. In addition, there are many other non-wild dogs out for walks and runs with their owners. So, I began by snapping canines and the craziness that goes along with the dog world. Before I knew it, I had adopted a new theme for my personal work."
An award-winning photo-essay about European men and women who made the radical choice to live away from cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.
In Burkina Faso, men, women, and children scrape at the earth looking for gold, in the hopes of striking it rich. In reality, the workdays are grueling and it can take up to two weeks just to find the amount of gold used in one smartphone.
After working in near obscurity for 30 years,
Look past the protestors, past the policeman, past the bullhorns—what lies at the heart of Baltimore's (and America's) unrest runs much deeper than a single violent incident.