By Tom Seymour
We’ve come a long way since Martin Parr and Gerry Badger released volume I of their era-defining publication, The Photobook: A History, in 2004.
Going on to publish two more volumes, they helped set the wheels of a photobook revolution in motion, and there have been plenty of others too.
Small independent book publishers have sprung up around the world, helping photographers realise their projects in book form; for those who have chosen to go it alone, Bruno Ceschel’s Self Publish, Be Happy – which he set up in 2010 – has helped publicise their work.
Photobook festivals and fairs have also set …read more