Narrative versus Story

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I bought a copy of Lewis Bush’s Metropole at Paris Photo, intrigued by his use of semi-abstracted or manipulated images to tell the story of urban development. The book also uses both black and white and colour images. Lewis Bush. 2018. Metropole Sumner. Yesterday, Bush wrote an article on narrative versus story, where he suggests that photographers too easily confuse …

Book Design Inspiration

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In searching for inspiration for the book design, Vicky found Anna Kremenetskaya’s work, for a book on the Berlin Wall. We were both taken by several aspects of the book. It is a documentary work, built around a historical timeline of events, yet clearly built on photographs. the design uses lots of space, and some interesting motifs to connect the …