I hadn't intended on actually posting this in here. I figured the thread encompassing the entire project was enough. But in a recent turn of events, my book was chosen as a Blurb staff pick within 24 hours of it being published! So I thought I would share the news here!
In 2011 I shot a photo a day project (I know nothing all that special) using only film from The Impossible Project. While I posted almost every day to a blog the end goal from the very beginning was two things. A show (which I will be doing come June 1st, however it is a very particular selection of images) and a book. Which is here now!
Done through blurb.com it is 200 pages, hardcover, and ever so wonderful. I have had the first copy for a few weeks now and have been swooning ever since.
You can see a video of said swooning here:
But anyway, the book is now finally on sale! I know it's spendy. But I have coupon codes coming out of my ears, so if you want one let me know and I will do my best to cut costs.
Although in all honesty, the book was done for me so I had something in one single area that I could reflect on 2011 with. But if you're interested in getting one yourself, you can click this link:
THE 365 PROJECT: Selections from 2011 book
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From the back cover:
"Inspirational, I loved it so much." -photographyofnia.com
"Strong. Visceral. Indomitable."; -The Quiet Photographer
In late 2010, film photographer Nathan Matos decided to shoot a year's worth of photos using only new film for old Polaroid cameras from The Impossible Project. This book is a collection of nearly 200 of those 365 images, regarded as the best single day compositions and multi-day themes of the year.
The 365 Project is the evolution of both film and photographer. During the year, The Impossible Project made great strides in stability and tonality, as well as launched three new color films and a new black and white film to a global market. Matos was challenged to learn the unique tricks required to master those wonderfully artistic films, and how to adapt to the myriad of hurdles that would arise as the films changed.
To see the project in full, including Matos’ continuation into 2012 with the addition of expired Polaroid film, visit his website at:
Featured as Nylon Mag’s website of the day,
Subject of first Viewfinder feature on the-impossible-project.com,
And discussed on countless blogs and forums.
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