Photographers Become Publishers: Manual For Speed

August 14, 2014

By Conor Risch

© Manual For Speed

A Manual For Speed image from the 2013 Giro D’Italia. MFS’s daily coverage of the race of pivotal in the cycling journal’s growth and its standing with its sponsor, Castelli.

For some photographers, the only way to execute an idea without compromise is to publish it on their own. Whether creating print or digital publications, calling them quarterlies or magazines or even “manuals,” photographers-turned-publishers have pursued projects that they felt nobody else could make, building communities and brands around publications that have led to related work and no small amount...

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