The Unassuming Photobook on Jörg Colberg’s Conscientious

A very pleasant surprise this morning from Jörg Colberg who included a discussion of my artist book, The Flow of light Brushes the Shadow, along with two other publishers, Craig Atkinson’s Café Royal Books (UK) and my buddy Clint Woodside’s Deadbeat Club Press (also Southern California) in his article The Unassuming Photobook on his photoblog Conscientious Photography Magazine.

Although my artist book did not get top billing in his illustration, above, the trailing threads from the pamphlet stitch binding I sew does provide a wonderful clue to the artist book’s presence. Colberg in his article is reflecting on an aspect of the current world of book publishing that encompases smaller non-traditional photobooks, such as mine.

My favorite quote: “Making a book is a good exercise for someone writing criticism. Seeing a book by someone writing criticism is a good way for an audience to see more of that person and where they are coming from.”

Wonderful way to start the week.

You can read the full article here.

Cheers & make every day an Earth Day


The Flow of light Brushes the Shadow, photo courtesy Jörg Colberg 2022


 The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, an artist book from Singular Images Press, Fall 2022 release, $60.00 (CA sales tax for those residing in the USA) plus shipping expenses. Message me or singularimagespress@gmail for shipping details and PayPal invoice.

Note: The Artist Special Edition (book + extra print) is Sold Out

Book workshop:

Southeast Center for Photography (SEC4P): Creative PhotoBook workshop (Sold Out), a virtual event on Zoom; November 5 & 6 and 12 & 13, 2022, 10am – 1pm, EST (3 hour session each day, with a week between the weekend sessions to work your book-dummy). Wait list available for sign-up.


2 thoughts on “The Unassuming Photobook on Jörg Colberg’s Conscientious

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  1. With all due respect to Jörg Colberg, I think your “blurry” images are central to the narrative conveyed by your book. Travel, business, the future are full of blurriness, and what can convey anxiety better than a photograph with “unsharp” figures that are therefore themselves full of trepidation?

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