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Update: Mon, Oct 12

OMP is at the printer and Brooks has approved the proofs!

"Everything looks great and although we are running a bit later than we'd hoped, the proofs look fantastic!"

At this point we are looking at having finished books at the shipper possibly as early as Oct 26 depending on the bindery. We'll keep you posted and let you know when they are shipping!

Thanks for your patience.

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This newly-designed and enhanced Tablet Edition includes everything in our print edition, including the articles and text interviews.

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LensWork Online 2020

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Independent, stand-alone, book-length publications featuring the work of one photographer or a single theme

Black-and-white projects, as well as color work

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The longest running podcast in all of photography — over 1200 podcasts and counting!

Short 10-15 min comments on photography and the creative process

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Visual Workshop series taught by Brooks Jensen

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LensWork Mission Statement

The premise of LensWork is that photography is more than mere craft. Photography is, or can be, a way of life. Beyond cameras and equipment, beyond film and chemistry, beyond pixels and technology lie the mysteries of the creative life shared by those who strive to communicate and express themselves clearly – fine art photographers, commercial photographers, amateurs and professionals. LensWork is an exploration of the path of creative photography. Through an exchange of ideas, insight, personal experience, and opinions, it is hoped LensWork will inspire photographic artists to create work which truly bears their signature.

The focus of LensWork is ideas/images rather than gear/techniques; imagination rather than imitation; and an understanding of photography beyond craft. Images are published as portfolios of art or to illustrate the creative concepts expressed in the articles. For those looking for a more technically oriented publication, we refer you to one of the many excellent photographic books or magazines currently available.

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