Photobook Reviews

The following is a list of the rated photobook reviews that can be found on this site. Books are listed in alphabetical order of their photographers’ last name. If you click on the ratings, you will be taken to the review.

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Abbott, Berenice – Paris Portraits 1925-1930 (Steidl 2016)
….. (not rated)
Abillama, Lamia Maria – Clashing Realities (oodee 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.0
Abril, Laia – The Epilogue (Dewi Lewis 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.5
Albrecht, Nicholas – One, No One, and One Hundred (Schilt 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 2.5 – Overall 3.4
Anderson, Chris – Stump (RM 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.6
Araki, Nobuyoshi – Marvelous Tales of Black Ink (Mörel 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.9
Azuma, Makoto/Shiinoki, Shunsuke – Encyclopedia of Flowers II (Seigensha Art Publishing 2015)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.5

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Ballen, Roger – Outland (2nd ed., Phaidon 2015)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 3, Edit 2, Production 5 – Overall 4.1
Bangert, Christoph – War Porn (Kehrer 2014)
….. Photography 2, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 2.9
Ben Shalom, Noa – Hush (Sternthal 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 3.0 – Overall 3.5
Benge, Harvey – The Traveller (Dewi Lewis 2016)
….. Photography 3.0, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.5
Bieber, Jodi – Real Beauty (Pagina 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.6
Blekemolen, Niels – Een Keer Per Week (self 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5
Boivin, Thomas – a short story (self 2016)
….. Photography 3.0, Book Concept 5.0, Edit 5.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 4.1
Breuer, Marco – Col•or (Black Dog Publishing 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.6
Broomberg, Adam & Chanarin, Oliver – Dodo (RM 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.2
Buurman, Lard – Africa Junctions (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.7

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Caviezel, Kurt – The Encyclopedia of Kurt Caviezel (Rorhof 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.0
Clavarino, Federico – Italia O Italia (Akina 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.9
Conner, Lois – Beijing (PAP 2014)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 2, Production 4 – Overall 3.3
Connors, Matthew – Fire in Cairo (SPBH 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.1
Cook, Kathryn – Memory of Trees (Kehrer 2013/14)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.7

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D’Amato, Paul – We Shall (DePaul Art Museum, 2013)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.6
Dekens, Peter – (un)expected (The Eriskay Connection 2016)
….. Photography 3.0, Book Concept 5.0, Edit 4.0, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.8
deMiddel, Cristina – Party. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (AMC/RM 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.0
Defaix, Pierre – 2224 Kolkata (Peperoni Books 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 4 – Overall 4.1
diCorcia, Philip-Lorca – Hustlers (Steidl 2013)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 2, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.1
Donati, Simone – Hotel Immagine (TerreProject 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.7 (video)
Doyle, Eamonn – i (self 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.9
Dubuisson, Emile Hyperion – Far (ADAD Books 2013)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.7
Duijvekam, Willeke – Mandy and Eva (self 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.2

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Ebeling, Philipp – Land Without Past (Fishbar 2014)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.6

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Ferrari, Andrea – The pictures included in this envelope (Kehrer 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.8
Fisher, J.W. + Leonard, J.T. – Landmark (Daylight 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.6
Fontcuberta, Joan – The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography (MACK 2013)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3.5, Production 5 – Overall 4.1
Fox Solomon, Rosalind – Them (MACK 2014)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.2

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Georgiou, George – Last Stop (self 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4.5, Edit 4, Production 4 – Overall 4.0
Gerais, Guilherme – Intergalatico (self 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.3
Goldberg, Jim – Rich and Poor (Steidl 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.0
Goldblatt, David – Particulars (Steidl 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 1.5, Edit 2.5, Production 5 – Overall 3.4
Graham, Paul – Does Yellow Run Forever? (MACK 2014)
….. Photography 2, Book Concept 1, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 2.7
Grass, Lena – Nachtigall (self 2012/13)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5

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Halpern, Gregory – ZZYXZ (MACK 2016)
….. Photography 5.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 5.0 – Overall 4.2
Hatleberg, Curran – Lost Coast (TBW Books 2016)
….. Photography 5.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.5, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.9
Hebeisen, Peter – 20th Century European Battlefields (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.7
Heinermann, Claudia – Wolfskinder (self 2015)
….. Photography 3.0, Book Concept 2, Edit 3, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.0
Hibri, Ayla – Real Prince (oodee 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.4
Hido, Todd – Excerpts From Silver Meadow (Nazraeli 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 2, Edit 3, Production 2 – Overall 2.5
Hilton, Jane – Precious (Schilt 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 2 – Overall 2.8
Hosokura, Mayumi – Crystal Love Starlight (Tycoon Books 2014)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 4.1
Hristova, Pepa – Sworn Virgins (Kehrer 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4.5, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.9

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Ivanova, Adelaide – erste Lektionen in Hydrologie (self 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.4 (video)

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Johansson, Gerry – Tokyo (Only Photography 2016)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 2.0, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.4
Jongerius, Marie-José – Edges of the Experiment (Fw: 2015)
….. Photography 3 (Jongerius’), Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.8

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Kander, Nadav – Dust (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 2.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.3
Kaski, Heikki – Tranquillity (Lecturis 2014)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 5, Edit 5, Production 4.5 – Overall 4.9
Kawada, Kikuji – The Last Cosmology (MACK 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.7
Keller, Dagmar/Wittwer, Martin – Passengers (Spector 2013)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.6
Kerstgens, Michael – Coal Not Dole (Peperoni Books 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.6
Killip, Chris – In Flagrante Two (Steidl 2016)
….. Photography 5.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 4.0
King, Robert – Democratic Desert (Schilt 2014)
….. Photography 1.5, Book Concept 1, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 2.0
Knibbeler, Sjoerd – Paper Planes (Fw: 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5 (video)
Kooiker, Paul – Nude Animal Cigar (Art Paper Editions 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.1
Kramarz, Andrzej – Invisible Maps (Muzeum w Gliwicach 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.4
Krause, Birgit – Plánētes (self/Raum für Publikation 2013/14)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.9
Kruithof, Anouk – The Bungalow (Onomatopee 2014)
….. Photography 3*, Book Concept 4, Edit 2, Production 4 – Overall 3.4

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Larkin, Jason – Tales from the City of Gold (Kehrer 2013)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.3
Leong, Sze Tsung – Horizons (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 4.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 4, Production 4 – Overall 3.9
Leutenegger, Catherine – Kodak City (Kehrer 2014)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 2, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.2
Lookianov, Dmitry – Instant Tomorrow (Peperoni 2016)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3.0, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.4
Lopez, Anais – In the beginning no bird sang (self 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.1
Lower, Seth – The Sun Shone Glaringly (The Ice Plant 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5
Lybeer, Charlotte – Epidermis II (APE 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.3

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Malmström, Henrik – Life is One Live it Well (Kominek 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 1.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.2
McCullough, Jan – Home Instruction Journal (Kettler 2016)
….. Photography 1.5, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.0
Meichsner, Andreas – The Beauty of Serious Work (Kehrer 2013)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.7
Messmer, Arwed – Reenactment MfS (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 5, Production 4 – Overall 4.1
Metson Scott, Jo – The Grey Line (Dewi Lewis 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.4
Minda, Beatrice – Iran. Interrupted (Hatje Cantz 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.4
Mirza, Randa – Parallel Universes and Beirutopia (oodee 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.6
Monakhov Stockton, Yola – The Nature of Imitation (Schilt 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 2.5, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.4
Morgenstern, Anne – Land ohne Mitte (Fountain Books 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 3 – Overall 4
Muge – Going Home (Jiazazhi 2013)
….. Photography 4.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 4.0
Murray, Katie – All the Queens Men (Daylight 2013)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 1.5 – Overall 2.8
Musi, Pino – Operating Theatre (self 2013)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 1, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.2

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Nemes, Loredana – Beautiful (Hatje Cantz 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5

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Obara, Kazuma – Silent Histories (RM 2016)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 5.0 – Overall 3.8

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Parlato, Ahndraya – A Spectacle and Nothing Strange (Kehrer 2016)
….. Photography 4.0, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.5 – Overall 4.0
Parr, Martin – Autoportrait (Dewi Lewis 2015)
….. Photography 5.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 3.0 – Overall 3.7
Parr, Martin – Real Food (Phaidon 2016)
….. Photography 1.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 2.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 2.4
Petersen, Regine – Find a Fallen Star (Kehrer 2015)
….. Photography 2.0, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.2 (video)
Porter, Matthew – Archipelago (MACK 2015)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 5, Edit 5, Production 5 – Overall 5.0
Probst, Barbara – 12 Moments (Hartmann Projects 2016)
….. Photography 4.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.7
Pujade-Lauraine, Gregoire – A Perpetual Season (MACK 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.7

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Riley, Christina – Back to Me (Straylight 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.6
Röder, Julian – World Wide Order (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.1
Ruff, Thomas – Editions 1988-2014 (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 5, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.7

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Saman, Moises – Discordia (self 2016)
….. Photography 3.0, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.6
Sancari, Mariela – Moises (La Fabrica 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.2
Schles, Ken – Invisible City (Steidl 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3, Edit 2, Production 5 – Overall 3.4
Schles, Ken – Night Walk (Steidl 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 3.9
Schmelling, Michael – My Blank Pages (The Ice Plant 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 4.5 – Overall 4.4
Schmidt, Michael – Natur (MACK 2014)
….. Photography 4.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 4.0
Sielska, Anka – Salix Polaris (self 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5
Sochi Project – An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus (Aperture 2013)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.3
Somers, Dominique – 00a (APE 2015)
….. Photography 1, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4.0 – Overall 2.9
Sondergaard, Trine – Stasis (Hatje Cantz 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 1, Production 5 – Overall 3.6
Spohler, Henrik – The Third Day (Hatje Cantz 2013)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.4
Spottorno, Carlos – Wealth Management (RM 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.5 (video)
Stavast, Petra – Ramya (Fw:/ROMA 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4.5, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.5
Stier, Daniel – Ways of Knowing (YES 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 2, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.2
Stoltenberg, Ruth – Objekt I (Kehrer 2015)
….. Photography 3.0, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.5
Subotzky, Mikhael/Waterhouse, Patrick – Ponte City (Steidl 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4/2, Edit 3/1, Production 5 – Overall 3.8/3.0
Summerfield, Paddy – The Oxford Pictures (Dewi Lewis 2016)
….. Photography 4.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.6

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Tabet, Caroline – Disintegrated Objects (oodee 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.3
Tabet, Lara – The Reeds (oodee 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.3
Tanini, Tommaso – H. said he loved us (Discipula 2014)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.4 (video)
Teshaieva, Mila – Promising Waters (Kehrer 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3.5, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.1
Toledano, Phillip – When I Was Six (Dewi Lewis 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 2, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.3
Tomatsu, Shomei – Chewing Gum and Chocolate (Aperture 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 2.5, Production 4 – Overall 3.8
Tomiya, Masako – Tsugaru (Hakkoda 2013)
….. Photography 4.5, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 4.0
Traub, Daniel – Little Road North (Kehrer 2015)
….. Photography 2, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4.5 – Overall 3.0
Trogisch, Andreas – Vineta (Peperoni 2016)
….. Photography 4.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 4.0

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van Agtmael, Peter – Disco Night Sept 11 (Red Hook Editions 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 4 – Overall 4.3
Van der Keuken, Johan – Mise au jour (Van Zoetendaal 2015)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.9
Van der Lingen, Reinier – It could have been you… (Komma, 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.3
Van der Molen, Awoiska – Sequester (Fw: 2014)
….. Photography 4.5, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.7
Van der Keuken, Johan – Les Copains (Foci Press/Van Zoetendaal 2015)
….. Photography 5.0, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 4.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 4.4
Van der Keuken, Johan – Wij zijn 17 (Foci Press/Van Zoetendaal 2015)
….. Photography 5.0, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 4.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 4.4
Van Keulen, Wytske – Sous Cloche (Kominek 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4.5, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.4
Van Roekel, Florian – Le College (self 2016)
….. Photography 2.0, Book Concept 3.0, Edit 3.0, Production 5.0 – Overall 3.2
Various (eds. Schutmaat, Davis) – Islands of the Blest (Silas Finch 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 4, Production 3 – Overall 3.4
Vegue, Fosi – XY XX (Dalpine 2014)
….. Photography 2, Book Concept 1, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 2.1

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Wolf, Michael – Hong Kong Trilogy (Peperoni 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.8
Wolf, Michael – Hong Kong Flora (Peperoni 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 5, Edit 3, Production 4 – Overall 3.8
Woods, Paolo & Galimberti, Gabriele – The Heavens (Dewi Lewis 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 5 – Overall 3.9
Wouda, Raimond – Ext.-Int. (Fw:Books 2015)
….. Photography 3.5, Book Concept 4.0, Edit 3.0, Production 4.0 – Overall 3.7

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Yang, Yuanyuan – 10 Days in Krakow (Jiazazhi 2014)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3.5 – Overall 3.4
Yokota, Daisuke – Vertigo (Newfave 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 5, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.5

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Zennaro, Antonia – Reeperbahn (Prestel 2013)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 3, Edit 2, Production 3 – Overall 2.9
Zens, Rosemarie – The Sea Remembers (Kehrer 2015)
….. Photography 3, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.3
Zhang, Xiao – Coastline (Jiazazhi Press 2014)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 3, Production 3 – Overall 3.6
Zielony, Tobias – Jenny Jenny (Spector 2013)
….. Photography 4, Book Concept 4, Edit 4, Production 5 – Overall 4.3