You'll Love This Issue If:
- You love photography
- You think a picture is worth 1,000 words
- You're fascinated by top-notch photos and awe-inspiring photo-oriented designs
Print Magazine's August 2013 Issue is dubbed "The Photography Issue," and in it, readers benefit from tips for art directing amazing photo shoots, a look at the selfie as a form of self-examination over time and three unique stock photo agencies that are anything but full. Also in this issue: book cover designs for the infamous novel “Lolita,” striking photographs that capture the dandy lifestyle and 24 illustrations from Print’s Hand Drawn Competition. In addition to your favorite columns, like Observes and Grids+Guides, the August issue offers an exploration of how digital photography has shaped the craft today.
Inside Print magazine’s August 2013 Issue You'll Find:
The Illustrator Elite
Typography was a big theme among the top four winners of our Hand Drawn competition. All 24 finalists exhibited exquisite craft and unique illustration styles. By Karli Petrovic
Ever wonder how firms like Design Army and Sagmeister and Walsh always produce such stunning images? Find out their secrets for art directing photo shoots that astound and amaze. By David Barringer
Has the fact that everyone now takes their own photos devalued photography? Seven notable photographers weigh in on this important question and other concerns. By Ellen Shapiro
There are billions of stock photos at designers’ fingertips, yet sometimes it’s still a challenge to find the right shot. Meet three new stock agencies with innovative business models and refreshing approaches to stock photos. By Michelle Taute
Sneak a peek at the lifestyles of modern dandies who, with impeccable clothing, wholly dedicate their lives to fashion and elegance. Their stories come to life through gorgeous photography and revealing interviews in a new book from Gestalten. By Jude Stewart
“Lolita: Story of a Cover Girl” is a new book from Print in which notable designers offer up their interpretations of the infamous novel’s cover. Discover designs from the likes of Jessica Hische and Ellen Lupton, plus an essay from book designer, art director and cover critic Peter Mendelsund By Peter Mendelsund
Grid+Guides:Obscure records get press, “Star Wars” sets found and other great finds.
Interview: Photographer Lori Nix talks about the art of destruction.
Evolution: Before the Polaroid, photobooths captured and captivated the masses.
Best Practices: Photography has the power to raise awareness and change behavior in a new Ansel Adams exhibit.
Dialogue: Paolo Ventura talks to Steven Heller about his dioramas.
Observer:Photobooks have long been relegated to the categories of amateur and kitsch. See why these books are still significant.
Reviews: A new magazine for men who date men, a map that manages deadlines and more.
Back Issue: Martin Fox looks at Print’s August 1979 issue, which was directed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
The Last Word: Seymour Chwast signs off with King Louis XIV.