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My Ongoing Photography Education 2

A couple of months ago, I wrote about how photography books make up a large part of my ongoing photography education (see HERE). I adopt the attitude that there are always new things to learn and room for improvement in all areas of my life. I found out yesterday about a book clearance sale at the Creative Design Space (NAFA 2 Campus, 38 Bencoolen Street, next to Bayview Hotel) and dropped in to have a look. The books were going for up to 80% off and I went a bit crazy like a kid in a candy store (my wife thinks that’s an understatement). I ended up buying a HUGE stack of photography books for around S$150. So the following is my current revitalized stack of ‘photography education’ books. Other than the William Eggleston, Walker Evans and Jim Marshall books, everything was bought at the clearance sale.

“My advice to photographers is to get out there in the field and take photographs but also if they are students to finish their course, learn as many languages as possible, go to movies, read books, visit museums, broaden your mind.” ~Martine Franck

The list of books from top down, left to right are:

I am not sure what is left at the clearance sale. When I left yesterday, I remember there was still a copy of Magnum Contacts Sheets, Michael Kenna: Images of the Seventh DayRaghu Rai’s DelhiAlex Webb’s The Suffering of Light (S$20) and The Mexican Suitcase (S$32) available.