Attack on Gaza – Jan Grarup, Mohamed Elzanoun, Aberdhaman Elkhateeb and Mohamed Papa, text by Noam Chomsky.
Someone has to speak out and Trolley thankfully put their pages where their mouths are.
Baghdad Calling – Geert van Kesteren
Photography as a means not an end in itself, the most illuminating and unselfish work to come out of Iraq by the photographer who does so much more than just shoot pictures.
Beyond History – Vincent Delbrouck
A gritty take on Cuba through the photographer’s travel diaries and poetry.
The Blue Room – Eugene Richards
A masterpiece from the master; empty houses were never so full of memories, emotions and untold stories.
Black Passport – Stanley Greene
Brooklyn – Colm Toibin
A work of fiction documenting one woman’s relocation from Ireland to the US in the 1950s.
Capitolio – Chris Anderson
From the heart and without complications photography at its emotional and unresolved best, sitting somewhere between still and moving images it speaks of form and function in symbiosis.
Congo Rape of a Nation – Marcus Bleasdale
East of Eden – Yann Mingard, Alban Kakulya
East to East – Klavdij Sluban
Moody and atmospheric black and white from the Trans-Siberia railway.
England, My England – Chris Steele-Perkins
Flat Earth News – Nick Davies
Expose` on the motivations and agendas dominating the news machine.
Here Comes Everybody – Chris Killip
Over 10 years of documenting the Croagh Patrick and Máméan annual pilgrimages and Killip’s first published colour work.
In Almost Every Picture #7 – Erik Kessels
Shooting Gallery where every shot of the gun triggered off the camera. FOAM apparently bought this work for 80,000 euros.
Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold – Tim Hetherington
Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans
Catalogue of National Gallery of Art traveling exhibit celebrating the seminal book.
Standing the test of time, restrictions on finance and showing us all that quality is for ever, the art of industry by Britain’s master photographer (one that’s particularly close to our heart since we published it)
New Topographics – Britt Salvesen
Re-work of the catalogue from the classic 1975 exhibition of landscape photography.
Nollywood – Pieter Hugo
PIG 05049 – Christien Meindertsma
Visual essay on consumerism and process of production being far removed from the final product: all the different items that are made out of pig.
The book that pays tribute to the photographer who provided us all a standard to live up to. A friend and a towering talent thoughtfully remembered by Trolley.
The Rehearsal – Eleanor Catton
Provacative novel centred around a high-school sex scandal and the blurring of boundaries between fact and fiction.
The Secret Life of War – Peter Beaumont
Stories of war from the Observer’s Foreign Correspondent.
Scrapbook – Donovan Wylie
A non-sectarian version of a Northern Ireland scrapbook from the 1950s.
Blurring the lines between fiction and documentary photography.
Paul Lowe for hosting and developing meaningful discussion on the best practises of photojournalism.
Steven Mayes for his optimistic and creative attitude to the growth of photojournalism and steering VII photo agency towards new challenges whilst keeping the founding goal of social documentary at its core.
Fred Ritchin for continuing his thoughtful exploration of how photography continues to change and how it can be applied and understood by as wide an audience as possible.
Jonathan Worth for experimenting with new intellectual property models and bringing together individuals and visions to give us all reasons to be cheerful.
Chris de Bode for bringing photojournalism to Slovenia as Fotopub and showing us that good humour, dedication and being a real photojournalist involves giving as well as taking.
NYPH09 for giving us the opportunity to bring Foto8 to life in DUMBO, NYC in 2009
Thorns in our side
The New York Times Magazine and Kathy Ryan for asserting that Edgar Martins did not use photoshop in making his pictures of stalled real estate projects, and for not being able to tell that he did.
Edward Burtynsky for suggesting we pay him $25,000 for a HOST gallery talk on Oil. Well if we make a packed house then I’m sure everyone will wish to contribute $340 towards that! (not)
Grazia Neri Agency
Philip Jones Griffiths