Photo Books

How (and Why) to Hand-Make Your Photo Book

February 17, 2012

By Lauren Henkin

© Ken Rosenthal

Ken Rosenthal utilized Kickstarter to raise money for his handmade photo book, Photographs 2001-2009. To see other handmade books, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

Photographers who make their own books in small editions enjoy the challenge of creating a beautiful art object from a body of work, and find that a handmade book can help them build a larger audience for their photography. With three successful book projects under her belt, fine-art photographer Lauren Henkin breaks down the production, cost, funding opportunities and distribution...

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