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ON OUR COVER: A boy in Mongolia, photographed by Frédéric Lagrange,
who has been photographing in Mongolia for eight years and is a contributor
to Trunk, the global culture magazine started by photographer David Cicconi.
Cicconi and other photographers explain how they launched their own
publications in “Magazine Mavens,” page 30.
THIS PAGE: Melanie Dunea’s portrait of chef Daniel Humm appears in her new
book, My Last Supper: The Next Course. To find out why lavish new cookbooks
are highlighting photos by non-food photogrpahers, see “Cookbooks Come
Out of the Kitchen,” page 68
Anatomy of Andrew Lichtenstein’s successful application for an
Aftermath Project grant; how Tadd Myers’s personal work led
to still and motion assignments; a legal issue that makes wedding
photographers squirm: their violation of music copyrights;
Nick Veasey on how he made an X-ray of a house for The Macallan.
B Y DAVID WALKER
THE DIY ISSUE
24 CAMERA BUILDERS
Crafting a unique image can require a photographer to think
beyond mass-produced cameras. Three DIY photographers explain
how they created devices to realize their photographic visions.
30 MAGAZINE MAVENS
Three photographers explain how they took their publications from
idea to newsstand—and what you can learn from their experiences.
BY MEGHAN AHEARN
34 PUT ON A POP-UP SHOW
Photographers are turning unexpected spaces into galleries
for short-term shows, and in the process finding new audiences,
and new ways to view photography.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES
40 ART AND CRAFT: HOW (AND WHY) TO HAND-MAKE
YOUR PHOTO BOOK
A fine-art photographer who has successfully made three
small-edition artist’s books explains how to produce, fund and
distribute one of your own.
BY LAUREN HENKIN
68 Cookbooks Come Out of the Kitchen
A slate of beautiful new cookbooks use photography by non-food
photographers to entice consumers.
B Y KRIS WILTON
72 All the New Work That’s Fit to Print
Jonathan Chapman is one of several photographers who has turned
to large-format newsprint promos to showcase multiple images
from completed projects.
BY HOLLY STUART HUGHES
The winners’ gallery for the World in Focus juried photo
competition begins on page 46.