Introducing the second edition of the classic book on toy camera photography:
“Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity” second edition
by Michelle Bates
with new Foreword by Mary Ann Lynch
Focal Press, 2010
Now available! Direct, signed copies from the author, and links to merchants available at http://toyingwithcreativity.com/
The second edition adds 21 photographers (complete list below), and a slew of new cameras, including the latest Holga versions and accessories, the Diana+, and Blackbird, Fly. Expanded how-to information helps you get the most out of your Holga or other toy camera, and extensive resources give you a jumping off place to explore more books, websites and retailers.
*Meet Michelle, hear about the cameras and photographers, see images, and buy books at the following events:* Details and links at http://www.michellebates.net
-Workshop at Project Basho, October 23 & 24, 10-5 http://projectbasho.org/
-Book Release Party! Thursday, Oct 28th, 6-8 pm
at Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White St, NY – www.sohophoto.com/
–Book signing at Photo Plus Expo:
Freestyle Photographic Supply/FS Distribution (booth #274) Friday, Oct 29th at 2:00.
-Seminar at Photo Plus Expo: Plastic Cameras – Going Low Tech for Fine Art and Profit – Saturday, Oct 30th, 1:15-3:15 (registration required) www.photoplusexpo.com
-Opening reception of Picture This: Photo Center NW Faculty Exhibition: Fri, Oct 15th, 6-8pm
-Reading/slide show at Elliott Bay Book Co (in its new home on Capitol Hill): Sat, November 13th, 2pm
-Book release party at Photographic Center Northwest following the reading: Nov 13th, 4-6
-Book signing as part of PhotoNOLA: Dec 3rd, 5-7pm www.photonola.org/ – several other contributors will be there, including Michael Kenna, Sylvia Plachy, Jennifer Shaw & Louviere + Vanessa.
-Workshop as part of PhotoNOLA: Dec 5th & 6th
Contributors to the second edition – new additions in bold:
Michael Ackerman, Thomas Michael Alleman, Erin Antognoli, Jonathan Bailey, James Balog, Michelle Bates, Phil Bebbington, Gyorgy Beck, Susan Bowen, Laura Burlton, David Burnett, Susan Burnstine, Nancy Burson, Perry Dilbeck, Jill Enfield, fotovitamina, Annette Fournet, Brigitte Grignet, Eric Havelock-Bailie, Christopher James, Michael Kenna, Wesley Kennedy, Teru Kuwayama, Louviere & Vanessa, Mary Ann Lynch, Anne Arden McDonald, Ted Orland, Sylvia Plachy, Dan Price, Becky Ramotowski, Nancy Rexroth, Francisco Mata Rosas, Richard Ross, Franco Salmoiraghi, Rosanna Salonia, Jennifer Shaw, Nancy Siesel, Mark Sink, Kurt Smith, Sandy Sorlien, Pauline St. Denis, Harvey Stein, Gordon Stettinius, Ryan Synovec, Rebecca Tolk, Marydorsey Wanless, Shannon Welles, Matthew Yates, Dan Zamudio