Proving that camera gear does matter, this book introduces us to Tokyo's trend-setting, style-conscious photography freaks. It is a fun take on the ever-popular street fashion phenomenon that celebrates a uniquely Japanese tribe of camera obsessives for whom image-making means everything.
Proving that camera gear does matter, `the Sartorialist of the camera world' John Sypal introduces us to Tokyo's trend-setting, style-conscious photography freaks. Following the success of his Tokyo Camera Style blog, which has a devoted and passionate international following, and has spawned a network of copycat blogs worldwide, the man who did it first and the man who does it best selects 300 of his choicest images and puts them between two covers. This fun take on the ever-popular street fashion phenomenon celebrates a uniquely Japanese tribe of camera obsessives for whom image-making means everything.
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'Entertaining ... an endearingly obsessive collection of curiosities' - RPS Journal 'Sypal uses digital image-making and the internet to document our continued affection for the film-based medium, to highlight the vast range of analogue cameras that are still in use' - Aesthetica
About John Sypal
John Sypal was born in Nebraska in 1979 and has lived in Japan since 2004. He loves film and analogue photography. A self-professed camera geek, he has owned and shot with a Leica MP, Leica M2 + 28mm, 35mm and 50mm lenses; Contax T2; Contax T3; Konica Big Mini; Mamiya 7 + 65mm lens; Pentax 67II + 55mm and 90mm lenses; Fujifilm GA645; Fujifilm Cheki; Fujifilm Instax 210; Polaroid SX-70; and a Polaroid 690. He is photographer and author of the monthly camera-style feature for Nippon Camera Magazine.
Tokyo Camera Style by John Sypal
Used - Good
Thames & Hudson Ltd
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.