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Self-Publishing in the Digital Age

We all love those large-format coffee table photo books, and with recent developments in technology, making your own custom edition is just a (few) clicks away. Our friends at SVA are hosting a panel discussion on the role of photography books and what this means to you.

Ink to iPad: The Photography Book Today
November 9th 7:00-8:30 PM
SVA Theater • 333 West 23rd St, New York City

Free & Open to the Public

 

Here's a description of the event.  HINT: Read the very last sentence at the bottom:

Until recently, the success of a professional photographer was often measured by the publication of a photographic monograph, which has typically been inaccessible to all but the most profitable or sought-after artists. Today, using on-demand printing and web distribution, photographers are exploring alternatives such as self-publishing and crowd-sourcing to design, produce, and distribute their own books.

  • As digital technology has revolutionized photography, is the printed page still relevant?
  • How can emerging photographers successfully produce and distribute their work?
  • What is the role of the e-book in relation to the art book?

These questions are addressed by a distinguished group of photographers and publishers in a panel discussion moderated by Michael Itkoff, editor of Daylight magazine. Panelists include curator Susan Bright; Eric Himmel, editor-in-chief, Abrams Books; David Schoerner, founder and publisher, Hassla Books; and photographer Harvey Stein.

There will be a reception immediately following the discussion, hosted by Moab Paper.