Book Review: Written in The West

Wim Wenders Written in the West Revisted. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. I’m one of those people who had never seen Paris, Texas until recently. I watched it a few weeks ago and was immediately blown away by the beautiful cinematography and use of colour throughout. When I learnt that the director, Wim Wenders, was also a photographer, I started to do some research … Continue reading Book Review: Written in The West

Book Review: William Eggleston’s Guide

William Eggleston’s Guide by William Eggleston. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. I’ve been an admirer of William Eggleston’s colour photography for many years, and have a couple of his photobooks in my collection, including a book of his portraits. William Eggleston’s Guide is considered by some to be a seminal work in the development of colour photography during the 1970s. A viewer looking at … Continue reading Book Review: William Eggleston’s Guide

Book Review: Memory by Bernadette Mayer

Memory by Bernadette Mayer. My rating: 4 of 5 stars. I’m a big fan of photobooks, and already have way too many in my collection, including books by Stephen Shore, William Eggleston, Alec Soth, Linda McCartney, Martin Parr, Raymon Depardon, David Bailey, and many others. I wasn’t familiar with Bernadette Mayer’s work until recently, but as soon as I discovered the concept behind Memory, I … Continue reading Book Review: Memory by Bernadette Mayer