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The Story Behind...Lost Rivers by Eanna de Freine
The Story Behind...Lost Rivers by Eanna de Freine

January 12, 2017

This post looks at my efforts to publish my project “Lost Rivers” in 2015, the challenges I faced and how I tried to overcome them. Though I’ve learnt so much about publishing over the last few years, I still find it impossibly hard to publish my own work. It’s always easier to work with someone else than to work with yourself.

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City of Darkness - Greg Girard, Ian Lambot
City of Darkness - Greg Girard, Ian Lambot

December 29, 2016 2 Comments

In our new series, Inspirations from the Bookshelf, we look at books that have inspired us on our publishing journey. We start with a very special book - City of Darkness by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot. It is one of those books you know you will need to get eventually, even if you have never seen it in reality.

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2016: Report from the Interior
2016: Report from the Interior

December 22, 2016

It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of another year. I want to reach out to everyone who supported us in 2016, by buying our books, or even just by sharing our content online and offering us feedback. It’s been another year of growth and learning and I'm still really excited about the projects that we brought to life in the last 12 months, and for the next 12 months too. 

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Why publish photobooks?
Why publish photobooks?

December 08, 2016 3 Comments

I believe that photobooks are the best way to tell a visual story. The format allows the story of the project to be told with sequencing, and the paper and feel of the book all add immensely to the experience.

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