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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The Story Behind ... Cairo Diary

The Story Behind ... Cairo Diary

October 20, 2016 1 Comment

Publishing photobooks is, without doubt, an honour. I love to work with photography and it’s always humbling to be trusted to represent someone else’s project. This has never been more true than in the case of Cairo Diary.

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The Story Behind ... Mountains and Waters

The Story Behind ... Mountains and Waters

September 15, 2016

Mountains and Waters by Alexander Gronsky was released in September 2016. It might be a surprise to know that I’ve actually been working on it since early 2014. Thus the release demonstrates a culmination of almost 2 years work... 

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The Story Behind...Crossing Over [Part 2]

The Story Behind...Crossing Over [Part 2]

July 19, 2016

It’s always a nervous moment when the books arrive. Did you miss anything? Was something about the finishing or binding not communicated properly? Thankfully, as usual, Crossing Over arrived in perfect condition.

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The Story Behind … Crossing Over [Part 1]

The Story Behind … Crossing Over [Part 1]

May 27, 2016

Crossing Over was released in June 2013 as a 24 page booklet. Technically speaking it was book #025 from The Velvet Cell. It documents the journey of the photographer, Yanina Shevchenko, from Moscow to Vladivostok in Russia and back again on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

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