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Self-publishing: a booming phenomenon!


Self-publishing by the photographers themselves is on a sharp rise. Large publishing houses are struggling to play their role as talent scouts. Many emerging photographers have to look for other solutions: the internet and blogs, and to the delight of art lovers, self-published photobooks.


Self-published photobooks: list of photographers


Find in this section self-published photo books by photographers from all over the world


Some photographers come from France, ...


Christophe Le Toquin, Tiane Doan na Champassak, Ruben Brulat, Coralie Fournier-Moris, Bruno Quinquet, Christophe Agou, John Thackwray, ou Chloé Chenevier, etc.


other photographers are Europeans ...


Vincent Delbrouck, Piergiorgio Casotti, Eamonn Doyle, Laura El-Tantawy, Max Pinckers, Matej Sitar, Nico Baumgarten, or  Paul Gaffney, Lina Hashim, etc.


Some photographers are from Japan, ...


Yoshida Akihito, Yoshikatsu Fujii, Nozomi Iijima, Munemasa Takahashi, etc.


other artists come from all over the world ...


Alejandro Cartagena, Carolyn Drake, Julia Borissova, Kursad Bayhan, Yusuf Sevincli, etc.


And many other photographers to discover by flipping through the following photo books:

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  • Title in Japanese :  列車がきます Presentation by Antoine Leblond : "After several years photographing Japan, my initial admiration - a generic one - transformed into a specific interest for the rail roads. High-speed trains (shinkansen), express (tokkyu), semi-express (juntokkyu), local lines (futsu), private lines (shitetsu), metro lines, etc. The rail...

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  • .Three additional signed copies available. Presentation of the photobook by Rob Hornstra: "Man Next Door examines the stigmatisation of the working class while offering a rare insight into the life of a working-class Utrecht boy. What emerges is a bewildering picture of Kid’s many personalities, inevitably raising the question: how well do you know the...

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  • .Signed copies back in stock. Presentation of the photobook by Paul Gaffney: "Walking through the Luxembourgish Ardennes, Gaffney documented his wanderings using polaroids. Later, he re-explored certain routes after nightfall, to photograph under the light of the full moon. Bathed in its soft otherworldly glow, the forest’s narrow steep valleys evoke a...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation on the artist's website: "ÍSLAND, Réza Kalfane’s first book, is a testament to the spirit of adventure. Réza offers a three-part photographic story: mysterious, picturesque and unexpected. This visual story begins with a series of waterfalls that punctuate the landscape and the tourist’s itinerary. Revealed through a play of shadow...

  • .Sold out. Presentation on the artist's website: "At the end of a rutted road on the outskirts of Ternopil, surrounded by a wall as thick as the trees of the Petrykiv forest, lies a secluded estate. Seventy women, reportedly ill, none older than thirty-five, reside within its boundaries. When not occupied by daily chores, they play the roles of mother,...

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  • Presentation on Alejandro Cartagena's website: "In 2008 the war against the drug cartels erupted in Mexico. The state of Nuevo Leon in northeastern Mexico became an increasingly violent place. This book is a compilation of images and texts that obsessively revisit places where the war was eventually fought and look for signs of an evil that lay underneath...

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  • .Two copies back in stock : #323 and #325.Presentation by the artist: " « Enclosed between four walls, the sound of silence never seemed louder. It’s claustrophobic. I wait for the phone to ring, check for emails obsessively, eat everything out of the fridge. The hunger remains. I feel like if I dig my hand deep into my soul, I will find nothing. The...

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  • .Last copies.Presentation by the artist, Yusuf Sevincli: "Put (tr): Idol (eng) Idol: noun A representation of a god used as an object of worship. The Put series traces the faith of sculptures and monuments in public spaces. In addition to focusing on a single narrative, each photograph tells the story of the polarization and the struggle for power in...

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  • From the back cover :   [all texts in French only - English version to be published in Sept. 2017] "My Room, portrait of a generation is John Thackwray's first book. For five years he has traveled the world documenting the lifestyles of his generation by asking them about the state of the world. presents in this collection one hundred portraits among the...

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  • Full title : "éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - volume 10"Christophe le Toquin photographed the small city where he lives, Noyers-sur-Cher, and publishes in a series of 10 booklets this documentary work about a place that could be considered a fair example of the...

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  • .Last copy.Presentation on the artist's website: "Soldiers who suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are emotionally wounded and carry these wounds with them all their lives. The past 2 years I’ve been working on my new project Only The Sky Remains Untouched: portraits of 15 war veterans who suffer from PTSD. All photos were taken at ‘De...

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  • Two friends - art students - on holidays in Corsica; a sort of slow and sunny travelogue looking both inward to the friends' companionship, and outward to the surroundings. A first book, self-published and created 100% by Chloé and Alexane : photographs, editing and design. There are certainly some beginners' mistakes if your eyes are looking at many...

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  • Presentation by the artist :      [adapted from Dutch via Google translate] "Cis and Mien are two eighty-nine-year old identical twins from Brabant. Not only do they share physical characteristics but also their home, hobbies and bedroom. The sisters let us share their daily life, which follows a strict organisation, and where they help each other and...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "The 61 photographs which constitute this book were taken in July 2014 in Palendriai (Lithuania). The only inhabitants of this hamlet are the fifteen Benedictine monks of Saint-Benedict priory, founded in 1998. In 2000-2001, the surroundings, consisting of pastures, forests and swamps were remodeled, tracing out a new, invented...

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  • Presentation by the artist : "Nowadays, it is complicated to do street photography in France because of the issue of image ownership rights. Paradoxically, France is the country in which this genre was born in the 1930s, with Cartier Bresson, Doisneau, Ronis, Brassaï and Capa. Unheeded Warnings was self-published so as to be distributed on the margins of...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "The absence of words, this is the nature of the relationship I have with the mountains. Long pauses, ancient and vital rhythms perceived in the oblivion, deep breaths, worlds that reveal themselves only through silence and that words would damage. An absence that leaves us untouched by sound-interference and the « white-noise...

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  • .Sold out.We are still offering the trade edition of this book here.Presentation on Yoshida Akihito's website: "There is a district called Hazaribagh in Dacca, the capital city of Bangladesh. It’s a southwestern district of the capital known for densely concentrated oxhide processing factories since East Pakistan State era before the independence in...

  • .Sold out. Presentation on the artist's website: "There is a district called Hazaribagh in Dacca, the capital city of Bangladesh. It's a southwestern district of the capital known for densely concentrated oxhide processing factories since East Pakistan State era before the independence in 1971. 90% of domestic oxhide production comes from this district...

  • Presentation on Ellen Korth's website : "CHARKOW is about the search for a sense of belonging with on its centre the artist’s mother and her secrets. Her mother fled during World War II from Ukraine through Germany to Holland. She destroyed all personal belongings and concealed her origin. She searched and built her HOMELAND in her daughter. But for her...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website : "If you close your eyes,  Do you fall? Or do you fly? As a child I dreamt of flying. Sometimes I actually felt the wind against my cheeks. Sadly, somehow aging goes hand in hand with the inability to believe in something so close to carelessness. It’s beautiful when it flies is my attempt to refind this childlike...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website: " In the 80'-90's clubs, dancings, discotheques were booming thanks to house music. Ten thousands of teenagers enjoyed and lost themselves weekend after weekend. Seeking an escape from everyday annoyance with beats beats beats. The newspapers were interested in drugs, violence, annoyance for the neighbours. For them...

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  • .Last copy. Presentation by the artist : "This book started with an artist residency in Mulhouse, in October 2015, as part of the Mulhouse Biennial of Photography 2016. It is now the intuitive and flooded river of my working process, with images from a variety of sources (and periods) : c-prints, collages, installations views, photocopies, pages from my...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website: "The body as landscape... image play mix. Curvilinear combinations between body and light; the duality that mislead us imagining the mistake that in reality doesn't exist."28 pages - Softcover Self-published, 2014 (50 copies) Format : 21 x 29 cm New - Mint condition

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  • Quick view Gimeno, Eloi
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    Text from the next-to-last page : "This is not Helsinki, but Hellsinki. Discipline, order, accuracy. These three characters define the Finnish society pretty well. But, because this book has no vocation to be documentary, these features are replaced here by coldness, darkness and loneliness. My aim with the book is to give a portrait, from a subjective...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation on the artist's website : "By selecting details of naked bodies from photographs found in Thai hardcore magazines from the 70s, Tiane Doan na Champassak delivers an unexpected vision of pornography: invisible sexes and skillfully framed and enlarged, nearly rasterized details, compose images that verge on abstraction. The absence of...

  • Presentation of the project by the artist: "In my project DOM I refer to the concept of home.«Dom» means a house, home, a building or a household in the Russian language. As a model for creation of the maquette of houses, I chose the kind of mass housing, so-called «Khruschyovka». They were built in Russia in the era of Khrushchev. After Stalin's Empire...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website: "I’m looking at old cosmetic bag to discover my mother's lipstick, eye shadows and blushes, which she used to enjoy when she was a little older than I’m today. I’m pulling out of the closet a suitcase with shoes to find a pair of her unprocurable Yugoslav sandals bought back in the 1980s. I’m turning over a pile of...

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  • Presentation on Marie Mons' website: "I had always heard your entire life flashes in front of your eyes the second before you die. First of all, that one second isn't a second at all, it stretches on forever, like an ocean of time... For me, it was lying on my back watching falling stars... And yellow leaves, from the maple trees, that lined my street......

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  • Carpoolers is a beautiful series of portraits or - as Marc McCann called them in his NY Times Lens blog piece - "still-lifes" of Mexican workers commuting in the back of trucks. Shooting his images from above, Alejandro Cartagena gets the full content of the truck without its environment (except for the road and the roof and hood of the trucks),...

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  • .Signed copies back in stock.Presentation by Ilka Kramer: "This series shows children in their approach to nature according to their imagination and their fascination for fairy tales. Behind the house, far away from the life of adults, the garden, the fields and the forest become an immense land to explore. The murky spot under the fig tree, the tree...

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  • 32 pages - Softcover Self-published, 2011 Format : 15.5 x 21 cm New - Mint condition

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  • Quick view Haser, Alma
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    Presentation on the artist's website: "Since leaving University in 2010, Alma has been working on self-portraits, being her own willing and available model. More recently she has started taking portraits of other people and is interested in making work that has a disquieting or disconcerting resonance. Alma has always made things with her hands and now...

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