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Photobook / GRÉGORY DARGENT / Topsheet #74

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I’m back from Paris and of course I’ve been shopping. The secondhand video tripod and the rail was 250 EUR and those three books were 170 EUR. Photobooks are expensive, but if I would have to choose either photobooks or the video tripod, I would chosen photobooks, that’s for sure. It’s such a beautiful piece of object, a photobook, don’t you think? I see many layers in each photobook, photographs inside, a cover page, a graphic design, editing, a concept, the way story has been told, rhythm in the book, printing quality, paper, smell of the ink, how does it feel holding in hands, weight, surface texture,… I could go on whole day about the charm of a photobook.

The book featured in this 74th vlog is by GRÉGORY DARGENT.
https://www.gregory-dargent.com/

Published by Saturne Editions in 2018.

Printed on paper: Artic Volume Ivory 150g

Music by Gregory Dargent

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Written by Borut Peterlin

2 November, 2019 at 17:01

Hand coloured wet plate collodion images

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In this vlog I’m showing my ambrotypes commissioned by Alan Hranitelj, an amazing costume designer. The scans of ambrotypes I’ve digitally hand coloured. I hope you like the show.

Camera Mik Kovačič and Anže Grabeljšek.
Editing by Anže Grabeljšek.

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Bushcraft Photography / Vlog #60

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In this part of Topshit Photography Vlog, I went to the woodland of Kočevski rog for two days and I did some collodion glass negatives and albumen prints. My main goal was to explore the possibility of staying away from the civilisation and still do my job as a professional photographer. In July 17th – 21st, 2019, I will organise an expedition with rafts down the river Krka and then in the woodland of Kočevski rog. The idea is that we make photography as we go. We don’t need a darkroom to make prints, we can do them in a tent in the middle of nowhere.

Anyway this experience was wonderful and in the future I will do that more often for longer periods of time.

If you wish to learn this noble topshit craft, I have a workshop every month. Visit: http://www.topshitphotography.com/

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TopSheet Photography Book Review – Peter Koštrun

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In this Topsheet Photography Book Review I’m featuring Peter Koštrun, a Slovenian photographer and professor at Academy ALOU in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The book is available for purchase in Gallery Photon on the link bellow: https://photon.si/artists/peter-kostrun/

If you like this vlog, you may support me by buying my book or by becoming my patreon. Links bellow:

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Written by Borut Peterlin

4 July, 2018 at 14:04

Vienna workshops / Topshit Photography Vlog #38

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Scusa, I’ve been away for a long time. I’ve took kids to Paris for a week then I had workshops in Vienna. The group workshop was organised by http://www.zigutamve-photography.at/ and then I had two private workshops.

Now I’m moving my atelier and designing furniture for it. Totally hipped with the project and I am going to include all the knowledge I have in the interior design of the atelier. And of course I’m going to share it with you!

Thank you for watching! Subscribe, share, like, leave a comment, but nevertheless, please do not forget… Topshit happens!

Music by epidemicsound.com

My book is PRINTED!!!

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Dearest followers,

In this vlog I’m inviting you to participate in witnessing the day that I will never forget, the day when I’ve printed my own book! Now it’s printed and it looks better than I’ve expected! By the end of the week it will be bound and finished!

The book can be ordered at www.borutpeterlin.com
You can support me through www.patreon.com/borutpeterlin

I’m inviting you also to my exhibitions:

16.1.2018 at 19:00, Ljubljana, Galerija Photon
6.2.2018, Vienna, Photon Gallery (link)

Music by
Ryan Little – Day 8
David Cutter Music – Stop Yourself (www.davidcuttermusic.com)

Written by Borut Peterlin

10 January, 2018 at 13:49

Rhythm in a photo book

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5 January, 2018 at 00:06

Photo book – Establishing Editing Key

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I’m publishing a photo book “A Father’s Tale” and this is the second vlog on the topic. I’m going through several photo books, discussing the patterns of photo editing and explaining what is inspiring for me and what is not.

You may pre-order my book at https://www.borutpeterlin.com/

Thank you to patreons who are supporting me every month. Check it out at https://www.patreon.com/borutpeterlin

Music by David Cutter – http://www.davidcuttermusic.com/

Written by Borut Peterlin

16 December, 2017 at 11:12

New work from “Feels Like Home” project

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Dear followers,
As you will notice, this video took me very long time to complete. Except the outro footage in the atelier, I’ve made it already a week ago, but it took me quite a while to finish it. Well, it’s here and I’m very satisfied with it. Video is a new medium for me and I am glad to receive a feedback from close friends, who have seen it unfinished, that they felt the peace that is the topic of my photography. I hope you will too. Leave a comment and subscribe to my YouTube channel, my FB page, my Instagram and this blog, of course!
Because Topshit does happen!!!!

First video about the Feels Like Home project – YouTube Link
Music from first 10 seconds intro by David Cutter music 
The rest of the music by Janez Dovč / AcordeON
Disclaimer statement by Robert Kalman
Drone operator Shaggy

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Two new photos for A Father’s Tale book

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Dear followers, I have another individual workshop that starts in 15 min, so I will be super short with text and not that short with video. I hope you will like it and hit subscribe, like and even consider to become my patreon. Thank you!

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