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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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  • .Sold out. Presentation by the artist: "An incident that happened in the end of the XVIth century Russia became a starting point for this work. Tsarevich Dimitry, the last son of Ivan the Terrible died under mysterious circumstances from a knife wound to his throat, people speculated on the possible various causes for his death. I was intrigued by how the...

  • Full title : "éléments d'une typologie de l'urbanisation contemporaine d'un village français de deux mille huit cent trente neuf habitants - volume 8"The artist 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 average...

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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 7"The artist 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 average...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "The images of SOKUT (silence in Farsi) penetrate into the soil of intimacy bringing us to collective sense of the sacred. The images are alternated with verses from the famous Iranian women poets Forough Farrokhzad and Simin Behbahani."Manuela Marchetti's SOKUT is a joint project (shooting, crowdfunding and publishing were...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by the artist : "Over there, there are so many horses that they don’t even have a name.This area of the Faristan, wild, unknown and so fantasied,is a mix between beauty and wildness landlocked between mountains.It’s a quest for the sublime, the distance, but also the imagery andbeliefs that are related with it. It’s like making an...

  • Presentation on the artist's website: "The musical success stories of Esther Forero, Joe Arroyo and Shakira keep inspiring new generation of singers. WHENEVER WHEREVER is a poetic documentary which follows dreams and realities of 8 young singers from Barranquilla, Colombia whose ambitions are torn between hope and doubts. Lucie Mach catches a spark in...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "Iran is a country with no time.Because the time has left too many signs, and what remains is the stratification: the past, first in Persia, now Iran, is as strong as sentiment and also loved.The story becomes narration - when even poetry - up to often confused with the experience of the same narrator.The stories overlap, and...

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  • Texte of presentation on the artist's website : "There is a kind of photography that reveals the spirit of a place, hurls itself at its prey, the great feast expecting only to be rent asunder. Images are complicit in this, fully exposing anyone who persists in hunting down the mockery of the photograph. Within a rather kitsch Kurdish setting, sensuality...

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  • Presentation by the artist : "The photobook s1xte6n represents the photographic journey imagined by Paul Musescu throughout his 16 years of existence. The experiences are essentialized then captured in black and white images full of emotions and subtle symbols revealing themselves to the viewer at every step into this journey. Beyond the narrative line,...

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  • Text from the slipcase cover : "This is the story of the tragic relationship between two bodies: a critical narration of the long and failed relationship between a society and a river. Although today it is a long and winding sarcophagus, in the past the city depended on the abundance of its stream. Centuries later, with Monterrey transformed into a...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation on the artist's website: "Created as both installation and publication, End. is a collaborative work by Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney and David Donohoe. Built around the photographs of Doyle, it also features drawing and sound by Sweeney and Donohoe. End. gives equal significance to the city and its population, their combined forces...

  • Adapted from the presentation of the Ensemble seul series on the Laurence Esnol Gallery website : "As he is contemplating absence, time flying by and the fragility of being, Eric Antoine calls out for the most intimate emotions. On the opposite of a photgrapher who would always be in a quest for images from far away, he tries to convey the importance of...

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  • Présentation sur le site de l'artiste : "The project consists of a systematic /methodical exploration of the city of Bari, in Southern Italy, my hometown, where I have been living for many years. The aim was to take a totally new look at a place (in this particular case, Bari) the city dweller has become so familiar with that  he/she tends no longer to...

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  • Presentation on Cedric Van Turtelboom's website: « Noroc is the result of Cedric Van Turtelboom’s winter adventures to Romania. With the simple rule of always sleeping at the home of a local, Cedric approaches with humor a freezing and twisted land, leaving us somewhere between documentary and an absurd fairytale. » -- Thomas Sauvin « Van Turtelboom keeps...

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  • .Last copies!.Presentation on the artist's website : "Discordia, a new book by Magnum photographer Moises Saman, represents a personal memory of the nearly four years he spent living and working as a photojournalist in the Middle East during the Arab Spring from 2011 to 2014. « These photographs were taken while I was working as a photojournalist in...

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  • Presentation on Simone Donati's collective TerraProject's website: "From politics to religion, going from music, sport and television, between 2009 and 2015 Simone Donati crossed his country in search of myths and icons of the Italian contemporary imaginary. This project provides a glimpse into the Italian society with an ironic but also purely...

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  • Presentation on Laura del Rey's website : "There is no order. You know there is none. And it’s dense. Blue thickness laughing at your blind faith in the frame (or in the manipulation?). The landscape is not the ecological back cover of your city, it’s just a different sort of war. Another technology. The engine you do not understand, the one that makes...

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  • .One copy available.Gathered portraits of the King of Thaïland with a camera in his hands or around his neck.Risograph printing. First and only printing.64 pages - Stapled softcover Self-published, 2011 (250 copies) *Signed* As new - Mint condition

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  • .One copy only.Series of 14 portraits of men at the barber, on an orange / reddish background; as the men still have the barber's blue-striped gown on them, only their face is visible, "clear cut" on the colorful background...A self-published book by Christoph Soeder, in a print run of 35 copies only ! We are offering copy 7/35, signed by the artist. The...

  • .Last copy. Presentation of the project by the artist : "Control is a visual investigation about the emancipatory potential of non-documentary image added to the sequencing, within a controlled system throughout its structure. It is also a critique of the role of photography in sustaining that system. Project carried out under the influence of texts by...

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  • Presentation of the project by the question debated in a boolet inserted in the book : "What is democracy? At this time of globalization, how is it perceived by our modern societies and by the media? In a world where the image is more of a conveyor of ideology, we can question ourselves about the role and the meaning of documentary photography. What does...

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  • .Currently unavailable.Presentation on the distributor's website: "Just after his first photobook Skyfish was published, the Great East Japan earthquake hit on March 11th, 2011. The official report confirmed over 15,000 deaths, and the damages and losses were unimaginable. Takahashi felt helpless, his camera and photography were utterly useless in front...

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  • Presentation by Benoit de Villeneuve: "The book is playing with only one photo of the singer Chan Marshall (Cat Power), then it has been processed, shot again and again, creating some abstract faces, dim lights, fantomatic presence... It is a work about obsession, loops, repetitions and degradations of the image with time. The book is not stapled, you can...

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  • .One lost & found copy of the 1st edition!.A 12-day love story, from the first hour to the last...Texts in English & Images by Thomas Boivin.108 pages - Softcover Self-published, 2016 (1st edition - 100 copies) *Signed* New - Mint condition

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  • Presentation on François Mouriès' website: "The vast and arid deserts of the southern province of Spanish Navarre, selected by Terry Gillian for his disastrous « Don Quixote », seem to have rubbed off on a handful of villages that border it. The landmarks there are distorted. No noticeable features mark the silent streets where shuttered houses are...

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  • Présentation sur le site de l'artiste : "« The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance » said ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. The inward space is the basis for ZONA. Can we visualize the invisible?ZONA emerged directly from faded memories and notes from a dream-diary. It’s a visual exploration on...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website : "All over the world, we see the spontaneous rise of so-called « arrival communities ». Here, migrants find all they need to take their first steps in the new world they arrived in: networks of compatriots, (relatively) cheap housing & (mostly) informal labour. The book Halfway Home is a visual research on the...

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  • .Sold out.First book, self-published, by the artist. Texts by Paola Paleari and Jana Duda.64 pages - Softcover, hand-sewn binding Self-published, 2015 (50 numbered copies) New - Mint condition

  • Excerpt from the afterword : "In the first instance, Body of Work is about the orchestrated process of horse breeding. But, as I wriggled through the months of scrutiny, amidst the rawness of procreation, I became aware of a common anomaly in the mares being served. I came to recognise, in one mare after another, an anthropomorphic capacity to reflect....

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  • Presentation on the artist's website: "Devotos, Toni Amengual's second self-published book, aims to portray the Spanish democratic system. Forty photographs divided in two blocks (left and right) are displayed opposed due to the leporello binding of the publication. Forty photographs that show the faces, the bodies and the emotions of those who around May...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "This book is PART 3 of The Himalayan Project, a collection of artist's books designed with Philippe Koeune as different installations, embracing the city of Kathmandu where I lived with my small family and the nature of the Himalayas with a strong and dreamy empathy. DZOGCHEN is a colorful, dense and challenging photo book,...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "This book is PART 3 of The Himalayan Project, a collection of artist's books designed with Philippe Koeune as different installations, embracing the city of Kathmandu where I lived with my small family and the nature of the Himalayas with a strong and dreamy empathy. DZOGCHEN is a colorful, dense and challenging photo book,...

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